Indiana University Bloomington

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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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 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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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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