Professor Brett Frischmann teaches the Intellectual Property + Information Law (IP+IL) Colloquium. In connection with the colloquium, Cardozo invites six distinguished intellectual property and information law scholars to discuss their research with faculty, practitioners, and a select group of Cardozo students, the IP+IL Fellows. The colloquium offers an excellent opportunity to engage with cutting-edge scholarship and participate in discussions with faculty from Cardozo and elsewhere.

The IP+IL guest lecturers scheduled for 2017 are:


Polk Wagner, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Paper: “Teva and the Process of Claim Construction”

February 6


Paul Ohm, Georgetown University Law Center

Paper: “Desirable Inefficiency”

February 20


Petra Moser, New York University School of Business

Paper: “Effects of Copyrights on Science - Evidence from the World War II Book Republication Program”

March 6         


Barbara Evans, University of Houston Law Center

Paper: TBA

March 20


Randal C. Picker, University of Chicago Law School

Paper: Computer Genesis: Computer Platforms and Commons at the Beginning

April 3


Laura Pedraza-Farina, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Paper: Anti-innovation norms

April 24