Amanda Levendowski is the founding Director of the iPIP Clinic and an Associate Professor of Law. Her scholarship uses IP, privacy, and cyberlaws creatively to advocate for technologies that are less oppressive for marginalized people. Examples include correcting biased artificial intelligence, uncovering secret surveillance technologies, challenging invasive face surveillance, and creating a feminist framework for understanding cyberlaw. Her publications are available here.
She was the recipient of the Public Knowledge 20/20 Visionaries Award, recognizing her as a future technology policy leader. She was also a Gender+ Justice fellow, awarded for her work on face surveillance. Prior to joining Georgetown, Levendowski co-taught the Technology Law and Policy Clinic at NYU Law, where she was also a research fellow at the Information Law Institute. She previously practiced with Kirkland & Ellis, and Cooley. She received her J.D. from NYU Law, where she received the Walter J. Derenberg Prize for copyright law, and her B.A. from NYU, where she developed a concentration in Publishing, Copyright & Technology.
When not working, she enjoys letterpress and bookbinding. You can find her on Twitter at @levendowski and Mastodon at email@example.com
Teaching Doctrine for Justice Readiness, 29 Clinical L. Rev. 1 (forthcoming 2022)
Resisting Face Surveillance with Copyright Law, 104 N.C. Law Review 1 (forthcoming 2022) (Link)
Nina Srejovic is a Visiting Professor and Acting Director of the Intellectual Property and Information Policy (iPIP) Clinic. Before coming to Georgetown Law, she litigated landmark intellectual property cases for bioscience and technology clients, including successfully representing biotech pioneer Cetus Corporation in the trial upholding the validity of Cetus’ patents for Kari Mullis’ Nobel Prize-winning polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology. She also served on the Attorney Advisory Committee for the District Court for the Northern District of California and managed the court’s Case Management Pilot Program to reduce cost and delay in civil litigation. Professor Srejovic’s research tackles the intersection of new technologies and intellectual property and examines root causes for the underrepresentation of women in the innovation narrative. Professor Srejovic is a member of the patent bar and is licensed to practice in California and the District of Columbia. She holds a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A., with distinction, in economics from Stanford University.
Nina Srejovic, Copyright Protection for Works in the Language of Life, 97 Wash. L.R. 459 (2022)
Nina Srejovic, Computer Software Patents and the Gendered View of Computer Programming as Drudgery or Innovation, book chapter in FEMINIST CYBERLAW (ed. Amanda Levendowski and Meg Leta Jones, work-in-progress)
Becky Chambers is a clinical teaching fellow in the iPIP Clinic. She recently received her JD from Georgetown University Law Center, where she focused on intellectual property and entertainment law issues. During her time in law school, she interned with federal agencies and trade associations doing policy work related to technology and intellectual property and participated in the iPIP Clinic. She also held leadership roles with the Women’s Legal Alliance and the Georgetown Entertainment, Sports, and Media Association (GEMALaw). Prior to law school, she received her BA with Honors, magna cum laude, from Bucknell University in English Literature. You can find her on Twitter as @beckchambers1
Eugenia Alvarez serves as the office manager for two clinics, iPIP and the Communications and Technology Law Clinic. She handles the day-to-day administrative operations for the smooth running of the clinic. Prior to joining Georgetown Law Center, Eugenia worked for the World Bank, including its Legal Department, and an immigration attorney.