Workshop on Governing Knowledge Commons, an interdisciplinary research network


[See slide decks from recent presentations here.]


The Origins of Knowledge Commons: Open Science in Historical Perspective
Privacy as Knowledge Commons Governance Conference, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova, PA, October 13, 2018

Governing Knowledge Commons: A Short History and Update
IASC World Commons Week Webinar, October 12, 2018

Governing University Knowledge Commons

  • Lastowka Academic Roundtable, Washington & Lee University School of Law, Lexington, VA, April 13, 2018
  • University of Haifa Faculty of Law, Center for Cyber Law and Policy, Haifa, Israel, May 17, 2018

Data Models and the DMCA
Symposium: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act at 20, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas, March 24, 2018

Fantastic Fair Use and Where to Find It
Works in Progress Intellectual Property (WIPIP), Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, February 16, 2018

An Invitation Regarding Law and Legal Education, and Imagining the Future (February 12, 2018), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-03 [adapted as the foundation for an online symposium at Prawfsblawg, March 2018, here, and here]


Biobanks as Knowledge Institutions
Global Genes, Local Concerns Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 3, 2017

Governing Privacy and Security Commons
Pitt Science 2017, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, October 20, 2017

Teaching Leadership From the Bottom Up
6th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference: To Serve Tomorrow’s Lawyers, Denver, CO, October 5, 2017

Governing University Knowledge Commons
Ninth Annual ISHTIP Workshop, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto, ON, June 12, 2017

What is Law School For? Teaching Through a Paradigm Shift
Vincent C. Immel Lecture on Teaching Law, St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, April 20, 2017

Three Things About Things
The Art and Science of the IP Deal, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA, April 7, 2017

Authority and Authorship and Codes
Second Annual Lastowka Cyberlaw Colloquium, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Philadelphia, PA, February 3, 2017

Comment on Lawrence Liang, “Erotic Encounters of an Extra Judicial Kind”
University of Pittsburgh Department of English & Asian Studies Center Speakers Series, Pittsburgh, PA, January 27, 2017

Comment on Johanna Hartelius, “The Infrastructural Commons: The Creative Commons Licenses”
University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center Colloquium, Pittsburgh, PA, January 12, 2017


Patterns and Fair Use in Copyright 2: The Sequel
Copyright in the Public Interest: A Conference Reflecting on the Scholarship of Peter Jaszi
American University Washington College of Law, Washington DC, November 18, 2016

Copyright in the Era of Big Data
Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), Brussels, Belgium, October 24, 2016

Governing Knowledge Commons (keynote)
IASC Third Thematic Conference on Knowledge Commons, Paris, France, October 22, 2016

Digital Badging
5th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference: Learning Outcomes for Hire, Denver, CO, September 22, 2016

Information Abundance and Knowledge Commons
Munich Summer Institute, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany, June 22, 2016

Governing Medical Knowledge Commons

  • University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law, Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law, Cambridge, UK, October 25, 2016 [listen here]
  • Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA, August 12, 2016
  • 8th Conference on Innovation and Communications Law, University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School, Joensuu, Finland, May 25, 2016
  • Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) Update on current intellectual property research, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 19, 2016

Big Data and Commons Challenges for Researchers
University of Copenhagen Program on Global Genes, Local Concerns; Conference: Legal dimensions of Big Data in the Health and Life Sciences – from intellectual property rights and global pandemics to privacy and ethics, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 20, 2016

Leading New Lawyers
University of Tennessee College of Law, Institute for Professional Leadership Symposium on Professional Leadership Education, Knoxville, TN, April 1, 2016

Laws of the Game: Who Owns Soccer?

  • Intellectual Property in All the New Places Symposium, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX, April 15, 2016
  • University of Indiana Indianapolis Robert H. McKinney School of Law Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation Distinguished Lecture Series, Indianapolis, IN, March 29, 2016

[Last updated 19 June 2018]