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Read About the IP Clinic’s Copyright 101 for Creators

The IU Maurer Intellectual Property Legal Clinic provides pro bono patent and trademark services to Indiana inventors and entrepreneurs while also providing valuable hands-on experience for 2L and 3L IP law students. One skill tangential to the practice of IP law is public communication. Clinic students build up that skill by engaging in at least…

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Read About Our Recent Outreach Event in Fort Wayne

  As the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s designated patent hub for Indiana, the CIPR prioritizes outreach to all regions of the state to spread the word about the pro bono patent matching service, PatentConnect, and the other pro bono IP resources available through the Maurer IP Legal Clinic. Since PatentConnect’s launch in 2015, the CIPR…

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Read About the IP Alumni Panel

The Intellectual Property Association kicked off its fall semester events on Tuesday, August 29th with the IP Alumni Panel and Reception.  Current IP students got to hear from five of our recent IP graduates about their law school experiences and the career paths they’ve been on since graduation, from IP boutique to big law. Each…

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2017 Fall IP Colloquium Speaker Schedule

The lineup for our Fall 2017 IP Colloquium is here! Sessions meet on Thursdays from 1:15-3:15PM in Room 216. Two CLE credits are expected for each talk. No registration or RSVP required. Email cipr@indiana.edu with any questions. August 24 Perry Saidman Principal, Saidman DesignLaw Group “The Demise of the Functionality Doctrine in Design Patent Law”…

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IP Clinic Success Story: Filling the Startup IP Gap

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic has been dedicated to supporting the Indiana entrepreneurial ecosystem since its launch in 2015. One recent Clinic client, Hodei Technology, LLC, provides an example of the impact pro bono IP assistance can make during a small business’ critical stage between innovation and investment. When Hodei…

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Featured Event: Patent + TM for Your Business

Have questions about intellectual property? Join us June 22.  The United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Center for Intellectual Property Research are hosting a free program about the pro bono IP legal services available to Hoosier entrepreneurs through the IU Maurer IP Legal Clinic and PatentConnect for Hoosiers.  The program is free and…

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USPTO Grants IP Clinic’s Second Patent

Second Patent, Issued to Lauren Braun of Alma Sana Inc., Covers Methods and Systems for Tracking Occurrences and Non-Occurrences of Medical-Related Events The invention for Patent No. US 9,633,578 B2 is for the method of tracking the occurrence of one or more medical-related events over a series of time, such as vaccinations, using a band that…

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IP Students Share Copyright Law 101 with Local Creators

On March 2, 2017 Thomas Raborg (3L), Justin Sagnella (3L), Rafael Huang (3L), and Anthony Denis (2L) presented an overview of copyright law to an engaged audience of local musicians, writers, photographers, and more. All four students participate in the IU IP Clinic, where public speaking is one of the skills that Director Norman Hedges (who…

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