Jan 2011 – Holiday Event

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Samuel Murumba

Professor of Law

Brooklyn Law School

International Human Rights and IP


Midtown Executive Club

40 West 45th Street (b/w 5th and 6th Aves.)


Holiday Reception to Follow

The IIPS is most pleased to announce that Samuel Murumba, Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School will join us to discuss International Human Rights and Intellectual Property preceding our Holiday Reception at the Midtown Executive Club, 40 West 45th St. in New York, on January 13, 2011 from 6 to 8 pm.


Mr. Murumba teaches and writes principally in the fields of intellectual property and international human rights. He joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 1992 after teaching at the Monash University Law School in Australia for many years. He is a member of the American Law Institute and is an adviser on the ALI Project on “Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes.” He has also served as the Intellectual Property Section Editor of the Australian Business Law Review.


Professor Murumba has been actively involved in the mission of several international human rights organizations. He was honored in 2009 for his service to Human Rights Watch. He serves on their board’s Policy Committee and the advisory boards of the Women’s Rights Division and the Africa Division. He has also served as a member of the Committee on Human Rights of the New York City Bar and is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and of its subordinate courts.


The fee for this special holiday event is $25 for existing IIPS members, $50 for non-members, and $10 for law school students. To become a member, send your membership application with $60 annual dues plus the $25 holiday event member fee (totaling $85). Membership entitles you to attend other regular meetings during the Sept. 2010 – June 2011 year at no charge.


Please RSVP, or to contact us if you have any questions about this program, at iips@comcast.net. Given the added cost of this event to the IIPS, we must receive your special meeting payment in advance of the meeting and no later than January 10, 2011. Please send a check (payable to IIPS) to Harris Wolin at Myers Wolin, LLC, 100 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960.


As with IIPS programs in general, NY and NJ CLE credit will be offered. This seminar will provide two (2) transitional/non-transitional CLE credit. As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions for programs that might be of interest to you. We look forward to seeing you in January!



Katherine S. Brown,

IIPS Secretary

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