Intellectual Property Law Program

Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property

Join us for the Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI) May 23 - July 1!

Friday, April 15, 2022
IPSI draws dozens of IP professionals, professors, and law students to New Hampshire for intellectually stimulating lectures and vibrant discussions, providing provides students and lawyers with a unique opportunity to access world-class faculty, researchers, and industry professionals and learn about today’s trending topics in intellectual property to stay in the know and ahead of the curve. Read More
Brandon McCool

The Legal Impact: Branding a Sports Team

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Brandon McCool, JD '18, an Associate Attorney at Day Pitney LLP, discusses considerations athletic teams of all sizes should make when rebranding. Also discussed are the lessons learned from the rebranding efforts of the Washington Commanders, Cleveland Guardians, and Seattle Kraken. Read More
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Franklin Pierce School of Law Hosts Renowned Thought Leaders at Spring Summit on SEPs and FRAND at Mount Washington

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Two-day event explored the intersection of antitrust and patents Read More
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Choosing UNH Franklin Pierce: Three Questions with 2L Jacob Rocchi

Friday, March 25, 2022
Deciding on where to attend law school can be one of the most daunting decisions of an aspiring attorney’s life. With so many options out there, it’s difficult to determine what makes a law school not just the best choice, but the right choice for you. Read More
Stan Kowalski

Five Questions with Professor Stanley Kowalski: The Enduring “Golden Rice” Case Study

Friday, January 14, 2022
Forging connections between intellectual property, global health, food security, and biotechnology. Read More
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The Legal Impact: Trademarks and Whatever‘s Trending

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Adjunct Professor Ed Timberlake breaks down how trademarks are unique and how whatever is trending brings on waves of new trademark filings, including COVID-19. Read More
Front of the IP Center with fall leaves on ground

3L Kavyasri “Kavya” Nagumotu Wins Second Prize in the Boston Patent Law Association’s Annual Writing Competition

Friday, December 3, 2021
The concept of fake news has worked its way into the American lexicon over the last several years. Knowing which sources to trust is one thing, while understanding the legal ramifications of spreading false information is another. Read More
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IDEA Symposium on COVID-19 and Intellectual Property

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
IDEA: The Law Review of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property hosted an online symposium "COVID-19 and Intellectual Property on November 22, 2021. Watch the presentation here. Read More
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Active-Duty and Law School: How James Rego, JD ’23 Balances It All

Friday, November 12, 2021
James Rego, JD ’23 knew he wanted to attend law school but couldn’t see how he could do it in addition to fulfilling his active-duty obligations as a Navy diver. That is, until he learned about UNH Franklin Pierce’s Hybrid JD program. Read More
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Making the Most of Your LL.M. Experience

Friday, November 5, 2021
UNH Franklin Pierce hosted an information packed webinar on making the most of your LL.M. degree, featuring an alum and current students. Wach the webinar and read about the unique, hands-on experience you receive at our school. Read More