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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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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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