Students Will Practice IP Law In USPTO Pilot Program

Law360, New York (July 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Starting this fall, students at several law schools may file and prosecute patent and trademark applications as part of a two-year pilot program sponsored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

On July 21, the USPTO announced plans for its Law School Clinical Certification Program, which will allow law students to practice intellectual property law before the agency under the strict guidance of a faculty supervisor.

The six law schools chosen to participate in the pilot program are: American University, Washington College of Law, University of...
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