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465 Intellectual Property Externship (2 to 6)

Students in this program have the opportunity to work for government, academic, and nonprofit entities. Students perform a variety of functions related to evaluating, obtaining, and licensing intellectual property.  Such activities may include assisting in patent prosecution, prior art searches, freedom to operate analyses, license drafting, and license negotiations. Journals, time sheets, and attendance at two group meetings are required. Students also must complete an evaluative final paper of approximately eight pages. The hours completed in this public interest setting may apply toward the practicum requirement for the Public Interest Law Program.

Graduation Requirements: Counts towards Professional Skills Requirement
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