The Information Society Project at Yale Law School is an intellectual center addressing the implications of the Internet and new information technologies for law and society, guided by the values of democracy, development, and civil liberties. The ISP's work includes copyright, media law and policy, transparency, and privacy.

Upcoming Events

Thomson Reuters Speaker Series: Jessica Silbey

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:00pm

The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators and Everyday Intellectual Property

Are innovation and creativity helped or hindered by our intellectual property laws? In the two hundred plus years since the Constitution enshrined protections for those who create and innovate, we're still debating the merits of IP laws and whether or not they actually work as intended. Artists, scientists, businesses, and the lawyers who serve them, as well as the Americans who benefit from their creations all still wonder: what facilitates innovation and creativity in our digital age? And what role, if any, do our intellectual property laws play in the growth of innovation and creativity in the United States? 

Abrams: The First Amendment Salon

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:30pm

The First Amendment Salon

in association with the

Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at Yale Law School

Washington, DC | New York | New Haven

Invites you to a March 9th dialogue featuring