How Clients Apply
Intake for Fall 2023 has closed.
Please complete the online application to be considered for the Spring 2024 semester. The DIPTC will be adding clients again in January 2024.
Information for StudentsThe DIPTC is a teaching law firm that allows students to directly service clients under the close supervision of licensed attorneys. The DIPTC provides pro bono (free) transactional patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and privacy counsel to individuals, and non-profit and for-profit ventures in science, technology, business, and the arts.
Areas of Law
The DIPTC offers a variety of transactional intellectual property legal counsel to its clients.
Trademark Filing GuidesThe Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic provides two free to use trademark filing guides. These guides are meant to help inform users who are in the process of considering whether to file a federal trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Intellectual Property FAQs
Intellectual Property for StartupsClinic Director Cynthia Dahl discusses the top intellectual property mistakes for startups, and how to avoid them.
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At “This Is Small Business,” Practice Prof. Cynthia Dahl offers her insights and shares resources to help you protect your intellectual property.
In the Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic, future intellectual property lawyers hone their skills while helping clients grow ideas that change the world.
Practice Prof. Cynthia Dahl writes that the Andy Warhol SCOTUS decision “has wider implications for other art forms, like music and adaptions of literary works.”
Dahl notes that most recording artists in a similar position as Swift regarding copyrights – “and maybe it’s time for that to change.”