Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

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USPTO Acting Director to Speak at Mitchell

Patterson Thuente IP and William Mitchell College of Law will host Teresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), at the 4th Annual Patterson Thuente IP Lecture from 4:30 to 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at William Mitchell …

Mitchell students publish patent law pro bono handbook written by top intellectual property attorneys

Students studying intellectual property law at William Mitchell  published a comprehensive guide to setting up patent law pro bono programs written by  top intellectual property lawyers from the law firms Patterson Thuente IP and Lindquist & Vennum. Continue reading →

Bernard Knight

An inside look at life at the USPTO for Mitchell students, alumni, and prospective students

What’s it like to be the top legal boss of a major U.S. agency? General Counsel Bernie Knight of the United States Patent and Trademark Office will discuss many aspects of the USPTO’s work, as well as employment opportunities for law school graduates, at an event for Mitchell graduates, prospective students, and alumni Tuesday, Sept. …

Intellectual property attorneys help make Mitchell at top IP law school

Practicing attorneys work with students to make Mitchell a top law school for intellectual property law

When Mitchell students in the Intellectual Property Institute graduate, they’re finding that their job prospects are pretty bright. And you only have to look as far as the college’s alumni and its connection to the IP community to figure out why. Continue reading →

Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association

William Mitchell Students win Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association Cup Competition

For the third consecutive year, a team of William Mitchell students has won the annual Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) Cup Competition. Third-year Mitchell students Daniel Bruzzone and Joseph Martyn were awarded first place in the final round, arguing against a team from St. Thomas University. The MIPLA Cup winners receive a $4,000 scholarship.  Continue …

Intellectual Property Clinic’s first patent goes green

The Intellectual Property Clinic at William Mitchell College of Law has obtained its first patent allowance–and the environment will reap the benefits. The allowance was granted to the clinic’s first patent client, Michelle “Mitch” Hedlund, the founder of Eco-Profiles®, which helps eco-friendly companies promote their green initiatives. Continue reading →