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Clinic Students File Amicus Brief on Behalf of Leading Consumer Groups in Supreme Court Aereo Case

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, students at the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic of the Washington College of Law filed an amicus brief (read it here (PDF)) in the pending Supreme Court case American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., … Continue reading

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Wash. Post Columnist Robert McCartney Echoes IP Clinic Students’ Criticisms of Poll In a column published in February, Post Local columnist Robert McCartney calls for a new poll to discern the opinions of Native Americans regarding the Washington NFL team’s … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Announces Second “Pop Up Legal Clinic” April 2, 2014

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

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Washington Football Team Doubles Down On Junk Opinion “Data”

A press release went out today from the Washington pro football team touting “unprompted” email from “almost 200 people who identified themselves as Native Americans or as family members of Native Americans” who support use of the R-word as the team … Continue reading

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11 Reasons to Ignore the 10-Year-Old Annenberg Survey About the Washington Football Team’s Offensive Name

Prepared by Natasha Dhillon, Justin Hemmings, Maggie Scales, and William Stanley, Student Attorneys Yesterday afternoon, Washington College of Law’s Sports & Entertainment Law Society held its first annual Sports Law Symposium featuring a panel discussion of the debate around whether … Continue reading

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Professor Peter Jaszi to Testify Before House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Update: Video of the hearing is available here. [Cross-posted from PIJIP.] Professor Peter Jaszi, one of the founders of the Glushko-Samuelson IP Clinic, will testify this afternoon before a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, … Continue reading

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Power to the People! Five Reasons Fair Use Best Practices are Changing the World As part of #CopyrightWeek, a guest blog post by professor Peter Jaszi, practitioner-in-residence Brandon Butler, and AU professor Patricia Aufderheide on the power of fair use … Continue reading

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Clinic Alum Liz Jackson

Clinic Alum and trademark examiner Liz Jackson braved record cold temperatures to head to the Madison Building at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA. That’s dedication!

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Clinic Students File Brief for Former Copyright Register in Supreme Court Raging Bull Case

On Thursday, September 21, 2013, students at the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic of the Washington College of Law filed an amicus brief in the pending Supreme Court case Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., involving the 1980 Martin Scorsese film Raging Bull. … Continue reading

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Clinic Students Prepare Comments on Statutory Damages for USPTO Inquiry

Attorneys, professors, and law students have all engaged in debate over patent trolls in recent years, but copyright has its own trolls whose legal threats and lawsuits may be even more dubious. Student attorneys with the Glushko–Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic … Continue reading

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