Indiana University Bloomington

Recap: IP Practitioner-in-Residence Jason Blair (USPTO)

On Monday, September 10, the Center for Intellectual Property Research hosted our first IP Practitioner-in-Residence of the semester, Jason Blair, trademark examiner at the US Patent & Trademark Office. At noon, Mr. Blair was joined by trademark attorneys Caitlin Byczko (Barnes & Thornburg) and Lindsey Szymczak (Meitus Gelbert Rose) for a lunchtime panel discussion. In…

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Recap: International Aspects of IP Practice Panel

On Tuesday, August 21, the Center for Intellectual Property Research and the Intellectual Property Association our annual panel discussion focusing on different aspects of intellectual property law practice. This year the theme was International IP. Moderated by Professor Marshall Leaffer, the panel of six discussed the surprising ways International IP has become a part of…

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Fall 2018 IP Course Offerings

Fall 2018: Courses in IP & Related Fields   Core IP Courses B662 –Copyright Law – Leaffer B549 – International IP B743 – Patent Law– Janis Elective IP Courses, Seminars, Clinics and Externships B729 – Antitrust – Knebel B561 – Entrepreneurship Law Clinic – Need (fulfills skills requirement) B590 – Entertainment Law – Meitus B708…

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Annual IP Mock Interview Event Scheduled for February 13, 2018!

This annual event is a collaboration between the Center for Intellectual Property Research and the Intellectual Property Association. Students interested in taking part need to send their applications to Casey Nemecek. The evening is structured so that students have the opportunity to participate in several short “mock interviews” with IP practitioners. The event provides students with…

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Introducing Fire of Genius: the IP Theory Podcast

The patent system…added the fuel of interest to the fire of genius, in the discovery and production of new and useful things –Abraham Lincoln (1859)   IP Theory, the Center for IP Research’s online, peer-edited, open-access intellectual property law publication, has recently released the first episode of its new podcast, Fire of Genius.  Fire of Genius brings scholars, practitioners,…

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CIPR Launches Purdue IP Club

Professor Norm Hedges, Casey Nemecek, and 2L students Ryan McDonnell and Evan Glass traveled to Purdue last Wednesday to host a workshop for Purdue engineering students, sponsored by the Center for Intellectual Property Research and the Purdue IP Club, a new student organization formed in consultation with the Center. The workshop covered the importance of…

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