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“9to5: The Story of a Movement” Premiered on PBS and IP Clinic Students Provided Fair Use Counseling

Four students in the IP Clinic spent part of their summer engrossed in the fascinating, but little-known history of the movement of women – secretaries and administrative assistants – across the US in the 1970s seeking better pay, more advancement … Continue reading

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IP Clinic fights for fair and equitable access to “short clips” of movies and TV shows for all educators and instructors using online learning platforms in recent filing to Copyright Office on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

In a pleading submitted just before the holidays to the Copyright Office in the Eighth Triennial Proceeding of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), student attorneys Keyana Pusey, Jesse Spiegel, Hector Contreras and Chelsea Kaminski of the WCL Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual … Continue reading

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Advancing Inclusion in Copyright and Register Barbara Ringer’s Legacy

Join the U.S. Copyright Office, Georgetown Intellectual Property and Information Policy Clinic, and Georgetown Institute for Law and Policy online, on November 19 at 5 p.m. eastern time, as we examine the importance of creating space and opportunities in copyright … Continue reading

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Copyright Office Announces Continuation of Exemption to Allow Professors, Teachers and Students to use Short Clips of Movies and TV Shows for University Classes, K-12 and Massively Online Open Classrooms!

Student attorneys Chelsea Kaminski, Hector Contreras, Keyana Pusey, and Jesse Spiegel of the Washington College of Law Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic (IP Clinic) have been working with Professor Peter Decherney, Director of the Cinema & Media Studies Program at the … Continue reading

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9th Annual Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property

From Sacred Places to Playing Fields — The Long Struggle for Dignity and RespectSuzan Shown Harjo October 1, 2020 | 6:00PM Registration is required for this online event. A link to participate will be sent after your registration is received. … Continue reading

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Statement of Suzan Shown Harjo on the Retirement of the Washington Football Team’s Racist Name

“Poor Daniel Snyder has nothing left to do but this slow strip tease. He had to satisfy: First, his FedEx and other managerial and promotion partners. Second his merch partners. Third, the franchise’s 40% owners.  “This day is brought about … Continue reading

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Cautious Optimism: The Washington Football Team’s Pledge to Review Its Racist Name

The Washington D.C. football franchise has announced “a thorough review of the team’s name,” long criticized as a racist slur against Native Americans. In the last week, majority owner Dan Snyder has received increased pressure to change the name from … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Alum, Natalie Koss ’03, Elected to D.C. Bar Board of Governors

Congratulations to Natalie Koss, an IP Clinic alum, who has been elected to the D.C. Bar Board of Governors! The D.C. Bar is governed by the Board, composed of 20 lawyers selected by the active membership and three members of … Continue reading

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Annual IP Clinic Jury Trial Simulation

For the seventeenth year, IP Clinic students faced off before clinic founder, Judge Peter Jaszi, to represent their clients in the annual two-day simulated trademark jury trial of Navajo Nation v Yazzie.

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Clinic Students Present 4th Annual Tips and Tricks for Start-Ups

Glushko-Samuelson IP Clinic Students presented the 4th annual IP Tips and Tricks program for startups on March 5th, 2020 at the AU Center for Innovation (AUCI) Incubator at American University’s Kogod School of Business.  The AUCI entrepreneurs are in the either at … Continue reading

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