Category Archives: Public Service


Mitchell program expands inventor assistance through new partnership with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

William Mitchell’s Intellectual Property Institute has partnered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to launch a student-centered, patent pro bono program in 2015. The William Mitchell Inventor Assistance Program will offer support to small businesses and inventors with limited resources in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Continue reading →


Project Community Connect comes together with help from William Mitchell

The William Mitchell Community Development Clinic organized the legal section for the Scott-Carver Project Community Connect event on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Shakopee, Minn. The event brought together employment, housing, financial assistance, and other service providers to help individuals connect to the services they need. Continue reading →


Professor’s research inspires community, leading to historical designation

The former home of Arthur and Edith Lee was added to the National Register of Historic Places in July, after research confirmed that the modest clapboard house marked a turning point for the civil rights movement in Minneapolis. William Mitchell’s Professor Ann Juergens published the initial research over a decade ago, revealing that the African-American …