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Detkin Intellectual Property & Technology Legal Clinic

The Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic (“DIPTC”) immerses students in a transactional interdisciplinary IP law practice.

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How You Apply

The Detkin Intellectual Property & Technology Legal Clinic is now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester. Please complete the online application to be considered.

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About the DIPTC

The DIPTC provides pro bono transactional patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret services to individuals, non-profit and for-profit clients in technology and the arts. The Clinic is groundbreaking in establishing a unique relationship with The Penn Center for Innovation (“PCI”) and tapping into the resources of Penn’s strong network of professional schools (including the Schools of Engineering, Medicine, Business [Wharton], Arts and Sciences, and other Penn departments and programs).

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Trademark Filing Guides

The 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 USPTO.

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Prof. Cynthia Dahl honored for teaching excellence

Congratulations to Professor Cynthia Dahl, honored by Penn Law in May 2021 for her teaching excellence!

Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic promotes justice by supporting innovation

Practice Professor of Law Cynthia Dahl heads the Detkin Intellectual Property and Legal Clinic.

Professor Cynthia Dahl and Matt Merin

Detkin Clinic Director Cindy Dahl transcends Covid-19’s limitations on academia

Professor Cindy Dahl, Director of the Detkin IP Clinic, joins Case in Point to discuss how the clinic responded to working within the limitations of e-learning during the pandemic.

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Above the Law features Prof. Dahl

Above Law featured Prof. Dahl in a two part article.

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