The IP Legal Writing Program

2010-Overview

The students awarded seats in the first-year IP LARC program for the 2010-2011 academic year achieved a median LSAT score of 161, GPA of 3.51 and represent top undergraduate and graduate institutions, including the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, Northwestern University and Stanford University.

2009-Overview

The students awarded seats in the IP Legal Writing Program for the 2009-2010 academic year achieved a median LSAT score of 162 and represent top undergraduate and graduate institutions, including Brown, Emory, University of Michigan, Notre Dame, Northwestern and Yale University.

2008-Overview

The students awarded seats in the IP Legal Writing Program for the 2008-2009 academic year achieved a median LSAT score of 162 and represent top undergraduate and graduate institutions, including Berkeley, Columbia, Cornell, University of Michigan, New York University, Notre Dame and Northwestern University.

2007-Overview

The students awarded seats in the IP Legal Writing Program for the 2007-2008 academic year achieved a median LSAT score of 163 and represent top undergraduate and graduate institutions, including Berkeley, McGill, University of Michigan, New York University, Notre Dame and Yale University.

2006-Overview

The students awarded seats in the IP Legal Writing Program for the 2006-2007 academic year achieved an average LSAT score of 161 and represent the top undergraduate and graduate institutions, including Emory University, Northwestern University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of Michigan and Washington University. Of the 55 students beginning law school in the fall and accepted into the IPLW sections, there will be twenty students with technical backgrounds and 35 students with non-technical backgrounds. This will be the most diverse class in IPLW history. Twenty-four percent of the students accepted into IPLW identify themselves as minorities.

2005-Overview

The students awarded seats in the IP Legal Writing Program for the 2005-2006 academic year achieved an average LSAT score of 161 and represent the top undergraduate and graduate institutions, including Berkeley, Georgetown, Michigan, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Princeton and the University of Chicago.

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Professor Sarnoff named Edison Scholar.

Professor Joshua Sarnoff has been appointed a Thomas Alva Edison Visiting Scholar for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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15th Annual Niro Distinguished IP Lecture.

"How to Retain Patent Enforcement While Reforming It – Judges and Counsel Should Manage Infringement Suits, not Congress"

Featuring
Honorable Paul R Michel(Ret.)
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Commentator, Honorable James F Holderman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

To view the video of this discussion, please click here.



In August 2013, four members of CIPLIT faculty participated in the 13th annual IP Scholars Conference, which originated at DePaul in 2000.

Professor Roberta Kwall opened the conference with a talk about the history of the conference and the top 10 things law faculty can do to enhance their career potential in this new reality of legal education. Professor Margit Livingston presented her paper on Copyright Infringement of Music: Determining Whether What Sounds Alike Is Alike. Professor Josh Sarnoff commented on Victoria Stodden’s paper, Software Patents as a Barrier to Scientific Transparency: An Unexpected Consequence of Bayh-Dole. Professor Fusco spoke about The Origins of Patent Examination in the Venetian Republic.



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