Students Stephanie Krasnov and Travis Hinman give a presentation to the UNC Department of Dramatic Art about copyright protections for costume designers.
one semester, 3 credit clinic trains
students to be creative and effective advocates on behalf of clients who need assistance
with intellectual property matters in the areas of trademark, copyright,
agreements, and licenses related to same.
The clinic’s docket offers students a mix of experiences in
intellectual property laws. Much of the
IP Clinic’s work will involve representing individuals, independent
non-profits, educational institutions, and small businesses.
In addition to their direct client
representation, students enrolled in the IP Clinic participate in a
mandatory weekly clinic meeting. The
seminar meetings, scheduled by mutual agreement with the faculty supervisor,
cover lawyering skills and federal and state laws that govern trademark
IP Clinic has two concentration areas:
Companion Course Requirement:
To participate in the IP Clinic, you must have taken at least one of the
following three courses prior to the first semester in the clinic - Trademark Law, IP
Survey, or Trademark Practice Seminar.
The IP Clinic is pass/fail.