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Case Western Reserve University students in the IP Venture Clinic provided pro bono legal counsel to
30 startups in the past year. Students drafted partnership agreements and filed patent, copyright and
concentrations in intellectual property
law and 66 that offer clinics in this area.
Ten schools score an A+ for curricular
Among them is Case Western Reserve
University School of Law. Its IP Venture
Clinic provided pro bono legal counsel to
30 startups last year. Students got to draft
partnership agreements and articles of
incorporation, help with business plans,
and file patent, trademark and copyright
"This past year, we also launched the
First Amendment and the Arts Lab, a
hands-on course in which students study
the evolving relationship between free
speech and intellectual property," codeans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf
said in a statement.
The lab's eight students have undertaken several projects, including advising
a prominent art museum on copyright
and fair use of its artwork.
Speaking of art, Benjamin N. Cardozo
School of Law's Fashion, Arts, Media &
Entertainment Law Center trains students
to confront quickly evolving legal issues.
It builds on the school's intellectual property and information law program, and
offers depth in specific areas that are critical to the creative industry. The school's
Indie Film Clinic lets students provide
legal services to filmmakers producing
independent, documentary and student
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