Category Archives: Clinic News

USPTO Adds Additional Schools to Law School Clinic Certification Program

The Glushko-Samuelson Washington College of Law IP Clinic is proud to have been a key player in establishing the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program years ago. The USPTO just released a statement detailing how the Law School Clinic Certification … Continue reading

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Clinic Alumni Receive “40 under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” Award by NBA

Congratulations to IP Clinic alum Judge Zuberi Williams ’03 who has been awarded the National Bar Association’s  “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” award. Also receiving the award this year is Community Economic and Development clinic alum Alex Johnson ‘05. The NBA … Continue reading

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Surveying the Blossoming IP/ Tech Clinical Landscape

  IP Clinic Director Professor Victoria Phillips has co-authored a piece with Cynthia Dahl of Penn surveying the emerging IP/Technology clinical community. The article will be published this Fall in the Clinical Law Review and a draft is available now … Continue reading

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USPTO Hosts Law School IP Clinics

  The Washington College of Law Glushko-Samuelson clinic has a long-standing tradition of working with the USPTO and in fact worked with the USPTO to start the student-attorney Law School Clinic Certification program. Today, years later, the program has grown … Continue reading

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Second Annual Startup Tips and Tricks Workshop Run by IP Clinic Students

WCL Glushko-Samuelson IP Clinic Students Vanessa Michaud, Summer Benson, Melanie Singer, Alissa Logan, Pritika Ramesh, Kayla Matikonis, and Leah Pardais organized, presented, and implemented an IP tips and tricks program for startups on April 18, 2018 at the Innovation Incubator: Center for Business and Innovation at American University’s Kogod School of Business Continue reading

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Clinic Students Fight for Fair Use for Online Classrooms

  Section 1201 of the DMCA, the anti-circumvention provision, prohibits any fair use of copyrighted material if it requires going around a blocking measure. However, there is an exemption proceeding every three years where interested parties can fight for an … Continue reading

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Students Help Launch Discovery Channel Series “Silicon Valley: The Untold Story”

Intellectual Property Clinic student attorneys Evelyn Kelley and Briana Whinnie at the Washington College of Law helped producers release Silicon Valley: The Untold Story, a series now available on The Science Channel, a subsidiary of The Discovery Channel.  Critically acclaimed … Continue reading

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IP Clinics Recognized as an Opportunity to Do Good and Learn About IP

Clinics in the Intellectual Property space are quickly becoming a growing force in providing pro bono representation with a public-interest focus.  Listed among noteworthy  Intellectual Property public interest clinical programs are Stanford, Berkeley, UC Irvine, Colorado, and American University’s Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Information Sessions for Next Year’s Class

Small Group Information Sessions—Come learn about the IP Clinic from faculty and current students.  Clinic applications due Feb. 16th!  Join us! Feb 8th 3-4 p.m., Room Y236 Feb. 14th 12-1 p.m., Room YT15

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Copyright Office Grants IP Clinic Petition For Renewal of Section 1201 Exemptions to Circumvention

Washington College of Law’s Glushko-Samuelson IP Clinic successfully filed two petitions for renewal of exemptions for circumvention provisions in Section 1201 of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) on behalf of Joint Educators such as Peter Decherney, Professor of Cinema … Continue reading

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