IP law


EVENTS update:

THE TALENT LAB SUMMER IMPACT SERIES – VOTER ACCESS AND ELECTION SECURITY [JULY 7, 2020]

Registration: Available @ fiu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsdeyhqzooG9TVNy771hIQH0rJJs4bCdjs

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION (IPO) PANEL EVENT – START YOUR PATH TO A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN IP! [JULY 29, 2020]

 


FIU ASSISTANCE FOR STUDENTS IN NEED DURING COVID-19

Emergency Aid

Are you facing an unexpected financial emergency that is getting in the way of focusing on your education? Are you not able to make ends meet as a result of a financial emergency, such as:

  • An unexpected car repair?
  • Lack of food resources?
  • Difficulty paying utility bills or rent?
  • A medical emergency?
  • Another type of financial emergency?

We understand that unexpected costs and needs can cause significant stress and impact your academic success and personal well-being. FIU offers short-term resources to help you during these times of need.

Help may come in a variety of forms. Please see some of the resources that FIU has to offer @ studentaffairs.fiu.edu/get-support/panthers-care/emergency-aid/index.php

 


 

 


 

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has shared a resource for you that contains helpful and timely information on how to successfully navigate summer associate programs, new associate jobs and much more while in the midst of COVID-19 – please visit our Symplicity Document Library (from the left menu on your home page Resources > Document Library) to access/download!


EMPLOYMENT update:

 For more information and to apply to the opportunities below, please visit Symplicity and be sure to CHECK PRIOR BLOG POSTS! You can narrow your search by utilizing the “Blog post categories”

 

2020 HNBA/VIA VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR [AUG. 5-6, 2020]

[DEADLINE TO REGISTER: JULY 8, 2020 (*FREE TO STUDENTS)]

Complete details: Available @ hnba.com/vcf2020/

 

U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE – FALL 2020 PROGRAM FOR LAW CLERKS (INTERNSHIP) [POTENTIALLY REMOTE]

[APPLICATIONS FOR THE LAW CLERK PROGRAM ARE ACCEPTED AT ANY TIME – TO ENSURE TIMELY CONSIDERATION, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT CANDIDATES APPLY AT LEAST 4 MONTHS IN ADVANCE OF THEIR ANTICIPATED START DATE]

The United States Copyright Office provides expert leadership and advice on copyright law and policy to the United States Congress, federal agencies, the courts, and the general public. The mission of the Copyright Office is to promote creativity by administering and sustaining an effective national copyright system.

The Copyright Office has Fall 2020 positions available for unpaid law clerks in the Office of the General Counsel, Office of Policy and International Affairs, Office of Public Information and Education, and the Office of Registration Policy and Practice. These units interpret the U.S. Copyright Act and advise Congress, executive branch agencies, and others on domestic and international policy matters. In addition, Copyright Office attorneys support work on critical projects and priorities of the Register of Copyrights, including legislative and policy initiatives, operational enhancements, and public outreach efforts.

Projects of law clerks include:

  • Attending congressional hearings, industry events, and roundtables
  • Drafting portions of Copyright Office communications and reports
  • Joining in meetings with stakeholders or domestic and foreign officials
  • Conducting legal research and drafting memoranda

Who: Candidates for a law clerk position must either presently be enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited law school; have a demonstrated interest or background in copyright law as shown by relevant coursework or otherwise; and possess excellent research, writing, and editing abilities

Where: Washington, DC*

  • *The Copyright Office’s operating status for the Fall has not yet been determined – there is a possibility that Fall internships may be conducted remotely

Requirements:

Submission components: See Job ID# 11065 @ Symplicity

Complete details and Application process: Available @ copyright.gov/about/special-programs/internships.html

Contact: CopyrightLawClerks@copyright.gov

 

BE SURE TO LOG INTO OUR FIU LAW ARIZONA HANDBOOKS REGULARLY TO VIEW UPCOMING GOVERNMENT HONORS & PUBLIC POLICY DEADLINES

Complete details and application information: Available @ arizonahandbooks.com/u/GHPPHandbookFIULaw

(*please contact lawcareer@fiu.edu for password)

 

◊ If you have any QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK, please email lawcareer@fiu.edu


EVENTS update:

INTA VIRTUAL NEW YORK CONFERENCE – BRANDS IN SOCIETY: THEIR INFLUENCE & RESPONSIBILITY [JUNE 22-23, 2020]

[REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 19 @ 5 P.M. EST]

INTA will host its first-ever virtual conference, delivering the same exceptional content you’ve come to expect in a combination of live and on-demand offerings that will provide opportunities to learn and network with colleagues from around the world. Join the discussion through live Q&A with speakers, networking breakout sessions, and more, as we discuss the important role sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and technology play in the world today.

Brands play a significant role in society, even more so in these challenging times. Our virtual conference will feature many of the same dynamic speakers and sessions that were on the roster for the in-person conference and can conveniently be accessed anywhere and from any device.

Sessions include:

  • Delivering Brand Message During a Social Revolution
  • Maintaining Brand Loyalty and Achieving Business Goals in Volatile Times
  • CSR and Brand Value: The Economic Impact of CSR Initiatives
  • Enforcement in the Court of Public Opinion
  • And more!

Complete details: Available @ inta.org/2020NewYork


EVENTS update:

AIPLA 2020 ELECTRONIC & COMPUTER PATENT LAW SERIES [JUNE 4-25, 2020]

In light of the ongoing global health crisis and to prioritize the well being and safety of our IP community, the traditional Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit experience is being transformed. For the first time in this event’s history, we are switching to an immersive virtual experience. The 2020 Electronic and Computer Patent Law Series will be presented in four easy-to-schedule-around sessions that you can join from your computer or mobile device. 

Join us every Thursday in June as we explore topics relevant to electronic and computer patent law, and earn plenty of CLE credit along the way.

The program for this month-long webinar series will cover a broad range of topics including:

  • June 4 – Launching an OS IP Compliance Program from Scratch (non-CLE)
  • June 11 – Patenting AI and the Lifecycle of an AI Patent
  • June 18 – Legislative and Case Law Updates and Section 101 Best Practices for Patent Prosecution
  • June 25  – US v. EU Post Grant Comparison AND Litigating and Licensing in Other Jurisdictions

Guidance on these topics and more will be presented by leading in-house and private practitioners, as well as preeminent legal scholars. CLE credit will be applied for where applicable.

Complete details: Available @ aipla.org/detail/event/2020/06/04/default-calendar/2020-electronic-and-computer-law-summit

 

CSUSA VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING [JUNE 9-26, 2020]

Everything you expect from the Copyright Society’s Annual Meeting — Now Online!  Join us throughout the month of June for virtual panels and social networking events.

Complete details and Registration: Available @ csusa.org/page/AM2020Virtual

Agenda: Available @ csusa.org/page/VirtualAM2020Agenda


EVENTS update:

16TH ANNUAL SOUTHEASTERN IP JOB FAIR (VIRTUAL!) [JULY 28, 2020]

[STUDENT REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2020]

Complete details: Available @ gaipalliance.org/sipjf-southeastern-ip-job-fair

Reminder: The CP&P Office will be paying for your $30 registration fee, so be sure to select “0 Student (paid by school).”

  • If you do register, kindly just let us know that you have done so by emailing jciminer@fiu.edu!