Category Archives: Clinic News

Band, Butler, and Decherney Respond to Post-Hearing Questions from the Copyright Office

Today, in collaboration with Library Copyright Alliance counsel Jonathan Band, the IP Clinic’s practitioner-in-residence Brandon Butler and long time clinic client professor Peter Decherney submitted responses to a series of questions from the Copyright Office. The responses are the latest … Continue reading

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Pathbreaking Book “Beyond Civil Rights” Sees Light with Help from Clinic Student Attorneys

This week sees the release by the University of Pennsylvania Press of Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy, by historian Daniel Geary. The book is a powerful new examination of Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s agenda-setting report “The Negro … Continue reading

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Clinic Blog Post Cited in Oral Argument Over Washington Team Trademark’s Offensiveness

When lawyers for the Washington football team leaned hard this week on a 2004 survey to prove the team’s name is not offensive, lawyers for the Native American plaintiffs seeking cancellation of the mark had a ready reply: The survey … Continue reading

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Clinic Students Bring Video Editor, “Citizen Archivist” Back Online

This is a story with a very happy ending. Paul Dougherty is serious about video. He’s an award-winning video editor whose work is part of the collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He’s also a prolific … Continue reading

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Clinics Unite to Improve Trademark Quality, Lower Stakes for Enforcement

This spring clinic student attorneys Charles Frank and Breanne Hoke, in conjunction with the Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law & Policy Clinic at the University of Colorado Law School and the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic at Suffolk University Boston Law School, … Continue reading

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Law School Clinic Certification Program Visit to the United States Patent and Trademark Office

On April 15, Clinic student attorneys Charles Frank, Cori Stedman, Caile Morris, Alexandra El-Bayeh, Mark Patrick, and Jessica Rickman attended the Law School Clinic Certification Program Visit to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Representatives of several participating … Continue reading

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Washington ArtWorks Opening of Hang the Lawyers

On April 10th, 2015 Washington ArtWorks opened Hang the Lawyers, an exhibition of artwork created by attorneys and law students of the Washington, D.C. area. In partnership with Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, the walls of Washington ArtWorks’ two … Continue reading

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Spring Pop Up Legal Clinic with WALA and GW scheduled for March 18th!

The Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, in collaboration with the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) and GW’s Small Business Clinic will hold another in its series of “Pop Up” Legal Clinics for creative artists and entrepreneurs seeking legal … Continue reading

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Clinic Students Help Community Radio Navigate World of Music Licensing

The world of music licensing is opaque, confusing, and quite frankly, a mess. It involves the cooperation of countless parties, from music publishers and record labels, to performance rights organizations, service providers, and artists, to the Department of Justice and … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Clinic Recruiting for Next Year–

1) General clinic information meeting– Tues. 2/10 at 4:30 in Room 101.  The meeting will describe the clinical program generally. 2 ) For those interested in the IP Clinic–specialized information sessions will be held: Wed 2/11, at 10am in Room 600 … Continue reading

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