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IP Scholars Colloquium at Pitt

For intellectual property academics:

This is a reminder that the deadline for submitting a proposal to present at the Works in Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium 2006 comes all too soon — next Thursday, June 1. WIPIP 2006 will be held at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law on Friday and Saturday, October 6-7, 2006.

The Colloquium offers an opportunity for intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress and get early feedback from their colleagues.

All participants are welcome to present, but presentation is not required. To view the program from last year’s colloquium go to: Schedule.htm.

The colloquium will begin at noon on Friday, October 6 and will conclude before dinner on Saturday, October 7. Dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday will be provided, as well as coffee breaks.

To register as a participant, and for more information, contact Professor Michael J. Madison by e-mail at or telephone at (412) 648-7855.

Registration and paper deadlines:

To register as a presenter — Please submit a title and abstract to Prof. Madison by June 1, 2006.

Full papers will be due by September 15, 2006. In arranging the presentation schedule, preference may be given to presenters who deliver full papers by this date.

To register as a participant but not a presenter — Please submit name and contact information to Prof. Madison by September 15, 2006.

The Colloquium is free of charge but participants must pay their travel expenses.

A colloquium website has been set up at Program and travel information will be posted there.