Center for Intellectual Property – UMUC – 2013-14

Here is the lineup for the UMUC Center for Intellectual Property workshops and courses – an impressive array. Please contact the Center for additional details.
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Announcing: UMUC Center for Intellectual Property Professional Development Opportunities in 2013-2014

Fall 2013 Professional Certification:
Intellectual Property Management & Leadership (24 CEUs)
The Certificate is comprised of the eight-week Foundations course and one elective. The electives run annually during the months of January, June, and July (“J-Terms). All courses are faculty led, self-directed asynchronous courses conducted online with some synchronous options including guest chatters and office hours. The certification courses are open to members and non-members. Please view the member and non-member pricing on the CIP website.

The Foundations in Copyright Management and Leadership course (IPNA 600);
This 8-week required course will be taught by Nancy Sims, JD, MLIS, Copyright Program Librarian, University of Minnesota, University Libraries
Overview: This foundations course provides an overview of copyright issues that impact higher education with a strong emphasis on copyright and fair use.
Dates: September 23, 2013 through November 8, 2013

Elective courses (2-week)
IPNA605–Global Intellectual Property Management: A study of the influence of international treaties and agreements (such as the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) on domestic law.
Dates: July 22-August 2, 2013
Faculty/Instructor: Rashmi Rangnath, LL.M, Director Global Knowledge, Public Knowledge

IPNA606–Intellectual Property Management (IPM) Best Practices: A study of leading best practice, bench marking and intellectual property management standards including a focus on Academic Intellectual Property Management Practices (Fair Use Best Practices and Copyright Literacy Standards).
Dates: June 17-28, 2013
Faculty/Instructor: Jeffrey Matsuura, JD, Of counsel Alliance Law Group LLP

IPNA609–Emerging Technology and IP: MOOCs and Beyond: Technology for online instruction is evolving quickly.
Dates: Sept. 23 -Oct 4, 2013
Faculty/Instructors: Stella Porto, PhD, Program Director Masters in Distance Education & E-Learning UMUC – Ilene Frank, LMS Director of Library Services, The University of the People

Registration is now open for the Fall 2013 Certification Course and 2013-2014 Electives.
View detailed 2013-2014 course schedule and requirements

Community Conversation webinars
This series of free online conversations with Intellectual Property scholars and practitioners is open to members of the CIP Community.

Faculty Focused Community Conversation
Topic: Trademark & Higher Ed
When: Thursday, April 18, 2013; 4:00 pm eastern
Speaker: Erik Pelton, JD, founder and managing attorney of Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC

View more 2013 webinar descriptions and future dates.

CIP Members save 20% off the Certificate in Intellectual Property Management and Leadership. Delise.DeFreitas or (240) 684-2803. The CIP offers student, individual and institutional membership levels. Discover new opportunities for IP Management professional development and training at!
Non-members can register for the Certification course and electives, but will not have access to the CIP member-only Community Conversations and Community Tools.

Camille Walker, MBA
Assistant Director of Development and Outreach
University of Maryland University College
Center for Intellectual Property
University Centre Room 202G | 4716 Pontiac | College Park, MD 20780
(240) 684-2964 office
(240) 684-2961 fax

Last updated:  Wednesday, April 17th, 2013