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Clinic Students Help Community Radio Navigate World of Music Licensing

The world of music licensing is opaque, confusing, and quite frankly, a mess. It involves the cooperation of countless parties, from music publishers and record labels, to performance rights organizations, service providers, and artists, to the Department of Justice and … Continue reading

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HR 5108 Codifies USPTO Law School Clinic Pilot Program

H.R. 5108, the legislation to permanently establish the USPTO Law School Clinic Pilot Program, was passed by the Senate yesterday. The IP Clinic and clinic students were instrumental in early efforts to establish a student practice rule at the agency. The bill will … Continue reading

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Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday

President Obama has named Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee) a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Medal of Freedom, established by President Kennedy in 1963, is the nation’s highest civilian honor.  It is awarded to “individuals who … Continue reading

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IP Clinic Announces “Pop Up Legal Clinic” for Creative Entrepreneurs to be held on Oct. 29th

The Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic of WCL, in collaboration with the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) and George Washington University College of Law’s Small Business Clinic will hold another in its series of “Pop Up” Legal Clinics … Continue reading

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Clinic publishes case studies of Native American mascot changes

Today the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic at American University Washington College of Law is publishing a collection of case studies showing how four universities successfully retired and replaced mascots that play on Native American stereotypes. The studies, which examine mascot changes at … Continue reading

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