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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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Recap: John Armstrong Discusses the Film Industry & Law

On Tuesday, November 6, John Armstrong, COO of Pigasus Pictures, spoke to our students about his experience starting up a film production company…without having a prior background in film production!  He emphasized the importance of engaging your community and never being afraid of contacting members of your alumni network. During the production of the company’s…

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Spring 2019 IP Course Descriptions

Spring 2019 IP course descriptions now available. Email cipr@indiana.edu or individual faculty with any questions. Core IP Courses B517 – Advanced Patent Law– Janis (fulfills advanced writing requirement) B751 – IP Survey B758 – Trademark & Unfair Competition– Mattioli L730 – Seminar in Intellectual Property: Data Law & Policy – Mattioli (fulfills research requirement) Elective…

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Spring 2019 IP Externships Now Posted

The application period for the Spring 2019 IP Externship opportunities is now open for applications. You may apply for all positions through CareerNet until Monday, October 22. Email Casey at cipr@indiana.edu with any questions. All hiring decisions will be made by externship hosts. Spring 2019 Opportunities: NSWC Crane Patent Law Externship IP Externship in Trademarks…

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Recap: IP Practitioner in Residence Connie Lindman (’89, SmithAmundsen)

On Monday, October 1, the Center for Intellectual Property Research hosted Connie Lindman, partner at SmithAmundsen and 1989 Maurer alumna, as our second IP Practitioner-in-Residence of the semester. Our student group, ChIPs Maurer, hosted Ms. Lindman for breakfast and a discussion about practicing intellectual property law. Ms. Lindman offered advice to our students about how…

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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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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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