I spent an amazing summer clerking at a law firm in downtown Nashville, TN. Litigation was the last thing I thought I'd be doing, but it turns out (as everyone often says in law school) I enjoyed it more than I ever thought I would! In all honesty, the process had a huge learning curve because I had never been in a law firm environment. This blog post is an attempt to educate other law students about what you can expect going into a position clerking at a law firm.
The list of musicians who have died before they reach the age of 30 is strikingly long.  Not to mention those who didn’t even make it past 27; such as Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, and Jimi Hendrix to name a few. 
Have you ever considered the impact an early death brings to an artist’s copyright ownership?
Head over to the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville's website for my guest blog post where I interview some friends of the Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts (VLPA)! Check it out.
Pre-order today! The ABA's newest publication, "Careers in IP Law: Avenues and Opportunities," is now available from the American Bar Association's Section of Intellectual Property Law. Click here to order a copy.
I had the chance to flip through a copy of the book at the Intellectual Property Law Conference in Washington, D.C. last week and highly recommend getting a copy. If you are a law student, I was told you can qualify for a free digital copy!
"This is a great resource and provides a fantastic discussion of what it takes to practice in IP areas," says Griffin Barnett, a third-year law student at American University Washington College of Law. "It offers excellent advice to both law students and young lawyers looking to practice intellectual property law."
#IPLSpring CLE Preview: The Blonde, the Red Shoe, the Round-Cornered Rectangles: Debating the Frontiers of Trade Dress Law
With trade dress being a hot topic in the news recently, you know the 28th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Arlington, VA would have an entire CLE session devoted to the topic! "The Blonde, the Red Shoe, the Round-Cornered Rectangles: Debating the Frontiers of Trade Dress Law" CLE session will take place on Thursday, April 4th, from 8:30 AM until 10:00 AM in Salons I and II of the Arlington Ballroom.