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UM Carey intellectual property clinic expanding services for entrepreneurs

This article appeared in The Daily Record on December 12, 2017
By: Anamika Roy Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer

In an effort to increase its presence in Baltimore and offer more legal services to startups, the intellectual property clinic at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is going to provide business law services and is opening a location at the new Graduate Research Innovation District at the University of Maryland BioPark.

The clinic has been helping entrepreneurs draft patent applications, file trademark applications and copyright registrations since 2002. Starting in January, the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic (IPEC) will also help businesses form their companies and draft shareholder and stock option agreements, among other business law services.

“We’re expanding the scope of services for our clients,” said Patricia E. Campbell, director of the intellectual property program at UM Carey. Campbell also teaches the intellectual property clinic.

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