Scalia Law’s Intellectual Property Center Hosts 2023 Annual Fall Conference

Scalia Law’s Intellectual Property Center Hosts 2023 Annual Fall Conference

Approved for 7 Hours of Virginia CLE

Please see the conference website for details and updates.


George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) is hosting its Annual Fall Conference, FIRST SALE: THE ROLE OF IP RIGHTS IN MARKETS, on October 12-13, 2023.


C-IP2’s 2023 Annual Conference explores IP issues arising from major Supreme Court decisions, new licensing approaches, national security issues, and tech innovation (Metaverse, crypto, NFTs, and generative AI). Impacted doctrines include first sale, SEP and FRAND, TRIPS waiver, functional claiming, so-called patent thickets, and more.


Join leading academics, practitioners, industry heads, and judges to work through the most important new developments in IP, tech, and the arts.


The conference will be hosted in person only at George Mason University’s Mason Square Campus in Arlington, VA. Please visit the conference website to learn more and to register. Registration for members of the press is free.


Thursday, October 12, 2023: 12:45 – 5:40 PM (Registration begins at 11:45 AM)

Friday, October 13, 2023: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Breakfast and registration begin at 8:00 AM)

On Thursday, October 12, there will be a co-hosted reception with the GMU Intellectual Property Law Society from 5:45 – 7:00 PM.

Media Contact: Mary Clare Durel,


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