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IP Clinic Student Attorneys File Amici Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

A team of student attorneys from Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court today urging the Court to affirm a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which held that … Continue reading

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AUWCL Welcomes Former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

Yesterday we welcomed former FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn to our inaugural Communications and Media Law Society Fall Fireside Chat. Thanks to alum and FCC official Holly Saurer and current students Joseph Kerins and Pooja Tolani for bringing their inspirational boss … Continue reading

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Women in the Law: IP Edition

American University Washington College of Law welcomed IP Clinic alumni for a panel titled Women in Law: IP Edition, a collaboration with WCL Women in the Law Program and the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property. Jessica Flores, Associate … Continue reading

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IP Networking Reception Recap

On Sept. 6, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP)  and the Intellectual Property Law Society organized an intellectual property networking reception at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center. The event welcomed AUWCL students interested in intellectual property, … Continue reading

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Congratulations Andrea Harrington!

Please join us in congratulating Berkshire County District Attorney-Elect and IP Clinic Alum Andrea Harrington!  Andrea will be the new Berkshire County District Attorney after running a successful grassroots campaign and sharing her progressive vision for criminal justice reform.  Andrea’s … Continue reading

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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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