Category Archives: Clinic News

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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IP Clinic Petitions for Greater Access to Fair Use Materials for Online Education in the Seventh Triennial Section 1201 DMCA exemption Proceeding at the Copyright Office

Through the years, the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic has had the exciting opportunity to work on several DMCA exemption petitions, and is again participating in this process. The previous petitions submitted by the IP Clinic involved a collaborative effort with … Continue reading

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Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic STUDENT to Judicial Intern at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC)

The American Bar Association Section of Litigation sponsors the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) for diverse students to participate in a full-time summer internship program with judges in the state and federal judiciary.  One facet of JIOP includes placing students … Continue reading

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USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program Visit

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) hosted students and faculty participating in its Law School Clinic Certification Program on April 10, 2017.  IP Clinic Student Eric Levi and patent faculty supervisor David Grossman represented the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Students Provide Vital IP Counseling to Cutting Edge AU Start-Up Ventures

From the start of the academic year, the IP clinic set out to develop a useful contribution to the ever growing industry of tech start-ups. In addition to client matters—which ranged from trademark oppositions and registrations to documentary fair use … Continue reading

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With Help from IP Clinic Students, “Yasuni Man” Premiering at DC Environmental Film Festival March 19

For seven years, United States biologist Ryan Killackey researched and filmed the 1,500 kilometer Yasuni biosphere reserve in Ecuador, one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet.  The resulting documentary explores “the impact of oil development on the biodiversity … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Students David Najera and Joanna Scleidorovich Win Best Brief at INTA Regional Competition

David Najera (17′) and Joanna Scleidorovich (17′), student-attorneys in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, competed in the regional round of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition in New York City. The tournament was organized by the International Trademark Association … Continue reading

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Clinic Recruitment Information

                IP Clinic Information sessions will follow on Feb. 1 and Feb. 9th at noon in Y115 and Feb 16th at 1PM in YT14. See WCL clinic website for more details and application. … Continue reading

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For 4th Year in a Row, IP Clinic to Co-Host “Pop-Up” Legal Clinic for Local Artists and Entrepreneurs

On February 21st, Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) will again partner with the WCL Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and GW Small Business Clinic for their fourth annual “Pop-Up” Legal Clinic. This amazing opportunity for Washington’s creative community provides artists … Continue reading

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After IP Clinic Spearheads Law School Clinic Certification Program, the USPTO Releases First Report to Congress

Through the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program, more than 2,700 law school clinic students have been able to practice patent and/or trademark law before the USPTO under the guidance of a Faculty Clinic Supervisor. Not only has this provided … Continue reading

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