IP Patent Clinic

Opportunities for Students

Through the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Law School Clinical Certification Pilot Program, the USPTO's Director of Office Enrollment and Discipline grants law degree candidates enrolled in the patent clinic courses limited recognition to practice before the USPTO, including the filing of patent applications and other matters.

Patent Clinic (JD 239)

John Marshall's Patent Clinic (JD 239, 2 Credits) provides students with practical hands-on experience assembling a patent application for filing.

Advanced Patent Clinic (IP 439)

Advanced Patent Clinic (IP 439, 2 Credits) focuses on the full life cycle of a patent before the USPTO.