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Surveying the Blossoming IP/ Tech Clinical Landscape

  IP Clinic Director Professor Victoria Phillips has co-authored a piece with Cynthia Dahl of Penn surveying the emerging IP/Technology clinical community. The article will be published this Fall in the Clinical Law Review and a draft is available now … 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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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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Clinic Students File Comments on Behalf of Small Inventors in USPTO’s Enhancing Patent Quality Proceeding

In May 2015, student attorneys Raph Younghoon Kim, Sarah Frank, Alexandra El-Bayeh supervised by clinic alum and patent attorney David Grossman and Professor Victoria Phillips submitted a comment to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) on behalf of the United … Continue reading

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C’mon Man–Change the Mascot– Federal Court Throws Out Pro Football’s Constitutional Challenges and Orders Cancellation of Federal Trademark Registrations for Washington Football Team

Today, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued its rocket-docket decision in Pro-Football v. Blackhorse and affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) decision to cancel the team’s six team name trademark registrations on the ground … Continue reading

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Law School Clinic Certification Program Visit to the United States Patent and Trademark Office

On April 15, Clinic student attorneys Charles Frank, Cori Stedman, Caile Morris, Alexandra El-Bayeh, Mark Patrick, and Jessica Rickman attended the Law School Clinic Certification Program Visit to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Representatives of several participating … 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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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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