Category Archives: Clinic News

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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IP Clinic Alums Return to Toast Professor Jaszi!!!

On November 17th over 50 IP Clinic alums (representing the classes of 2002-2016) and all the former clinic faculty returned to campus to hear clinic founder Professor Peter Jaszi deliver the annual Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property.  Peter’s lecture was … Continue reading

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Does Your Vote Actually Count?

This Wednesday, November 16th, at 6 PM, the National Press Club will host an exclusive D.C. screening of I Voted?, a non-partisan documentary examining the United States voting system. Director Jason Grant Smith and television personality Katie Couric teamed up … Continue reading

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Clinic Students Secure Fair Use Rights for Ground Breaking Documentary

The ground breaking documentary film, Black Ballerina, tells the story of several generations of women of color who overcame racism, exclusion  and unequal opportunity to become pursue careers as ballerinas. Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic student attorneys Margaret Mrzyk, Jung … Continue reading

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Holy Recognition Batman! Clinic Alum Alethia Mariotta Secures Long-Overdue Credit for Co-Creator of Batman

After seventy-five years of anonymity, Bill Finger, co-creator of Batman, will posthumously receive the recognition he deserves. In July 2015, Finger Family Attorney and Washington College of Law IP clinic alumna Alethia Mariotta (’02) conducted closed door negotiations with Warner … Continue reading

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