American University Law Review Presents Annual Federal Circuit Symposium



The American University Law Review is proud to present its annual Federal Circuit Symposium, Identifying Boundaries in Patent and Trademark Law, on Friday, January 27 in Claudio Grossman Hall. The symposium will feature two panels with opening remarks by Judge William H. Pauley III. The first panel—The Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, or the Patent Office: Who Owns the Controlling Stake in Patent Law?—will be moderated by AUWCL Professor Jonas Anderson and features the following panelists:

  • Professor Paul Gugliuzza, Boston University
  • Professor Megan LaBelle, Catholic University
  • Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss, New York University,
  • Professor Tim Holbrook of Emory University
  • Jeff Wall, Sullivan & Cromwell

The second panel—First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Trademark: What Is, and What Should Be, the Relationship Between the Two?—will be moderated by AUWCL Professor Christine Farley and features panelists:

  • Lee Rowland, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Professor Ned Snow, South Carolina University
  • Professor Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University
  • Judge Gerald Bruce Lee, Eastern District of Virginia 


For additional details and to RSVP, click here.


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