May 2021 Newsletter Highlights

Catch up on posts from our May newsletter.

Support Nomination of First Black Judge for CAFC

President Biden nominated Tiffany Cunningham to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  If confirmed she would become the first Black judge to sit on the Court.  IIPSJ supports this nomination.

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Watch Senate nomination hearing.

Legislation introduced to combat discriminatory algorithms online

This week Senator Edward J. Markey and Congresswoman Doris Matsui introduced the Algorithmic Justice and Online Platform Transparency Act of 2021.  The act is intended to prevent algorithms used on websites from discrimination based on race, gender and other protected classes.

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Upcoming IP Events

12th Annual Ethics in the Practice of IP Law

June 4 1:00 – 4:45 ET  Online only  Hosted by the Center for Intellectual Property, Information, and Privacy Law at UIC John Marshall Law School

Increasing Diversity in Innovation

July 26-29 Online conference

Hosted by US Intellectual Property Alliance and Berkley University of California


IIPSJ is a co-sponsor of this event.

Conference Videos Now Available

Videos from the 18th Annual IIPSJ IP and Social Justice CLE Seminar & 3rd Annual Microsoft Tech Law Summit are now available on our YouTube channel.


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