The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology is pleased to host the 18th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference (IPSC) on August 9-10, 2018.

Conference Objective

The IPSC brings together intellectual property scholars to present their works-in-progress in order to benefit from the critique of colleagues.

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The IPSC format is designed to facilitate free-ranging discussion and to help scholars hone their ideas. Papers presented are work-in-progress that can benefit from substantial commentary and revision.


Registration will open in April 2018. There is no charge to attend the conference. Conference presenters and attendees were expected to pay their own transportation and lodging costs.

Key Dates

May 25, 2018: Deadline for submission of abstracts
August 1, 2018: Deadline for submission of paper drafts and/or presentation slides
August 8, 2018: Welcoming reception
August 9-10, 2018: Conference

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