Indiana University Bloomington

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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Applications Now Being Accepted for 2017-18 IP Moot Court

All rising 2Ls and 3Ls are invited to apply to participate on one of the law school’s IP Moot Court competition teams for the 2017-18 season. Students who are selected earn credits for their participation and are supervised by faculty. The Center for Intellectual Property Research covers reasonable expenses associated with participation. The application deadline…

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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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