Indiana University Bloomington

MaurerPoint 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15th the Business and Law Society kicked off the 2nd Annual MaurerPoint Competition. MaurerPoint is a fierce PowerPoint roulette style competition where professors are pitted against each other. This year our contests were Prof. Madeira, Assistant Dean Anne McFadden, Dean Austen Parrish, Prof. Geyh, Prof. Janis, and reigning co-champion Prof. Orenstein. All…

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Judge Linn and Judge Plager Visit and Inaugural Meeting of the Indianapolis IP American Inn of Court

On Wednesday, September 26th Judge Richard Linn (Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit) and Judge S. Jay Plager (Senior Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit) visited the Maurer School of Law. Students studying intellectual property joined Judges Linn and Plager for lunch and a Q&A session where they were able to get…

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Read About PatentConnect’s Kentucky Launch Event in Louisville

In late 2017 the United States Patent and Trademark Office designated CIPR’s pro bono patent matching service, PatentConnect, as the patent hub for Kentucky along with Indiana. Since PatentConnect’s launch in 2015 as the designated hub for Indiana, the CIPR has engaged over one third of Indiana’s 92 counties with pro bono IP through outreach efforts…

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2nd Annual CIPR Ping Pong Tournament

Last night, the Center for Intellectual Property held its 2nd Annual CIPR Ping Pong Tournament. The tension for the tournament was palpable on the days preceding the tournament, fueled by taunting tweets between Prof. Need, 2017 CIPR Ping Pong Champion, and Prof. Janis, 2017 runner-up (which were actively encouraged by Dean Parrish). Ten Maurer students,…

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Week in Review: Conversation with Judge Paul Michel (Ret.) and Important Developments in Music Copyright with Robert Meitus

This week of IP talks began on Monday, April 9th with a visit by Robert Meitus (’00, Meitus Gelbert Rose LLP). Meitus spoke on two recent developments in music copyright: the recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the Blurred Lines copyright infringement suit, and the proposed Music Modernization Act, which would change producers’…

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Now Accepting Applications for IP Theory

Call for Applications: IP Theory Today, March 21st, students Jessi Falender and Derek Ventling hosted a call-out meeting for IP Theory, the CIPR’s Intellectual Property Journal. IP Theory is an online, peer-edited, open-access intellectual property law publication. In addition to being involved in writing, editing, and publishing essays, opinion pieces, and review articles, students involved in…

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Read About Our ChIPs Roundtable and Student Chapter Kickoff

On Wednesday, March 7th the Center for IP Research was proud to host the kickoff meeting of the student chapter of ChIPs, a national network focused on advancing and connecting women in technology, law, and policy. ChIPs (“Chiefs in Intellectual Property”) was originally founded in Silicon Valley by seven heads of IP from major technologies…

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