Pittsburgh Is Fertile Ground for Prosecution of Cybercrime Cases Pitt Law and IPI Profs Michael Madison and David Thaw highlight Pittsburgh’s role in cybersecurity law and policy, in The Legal Intelligencer. A pair of recent international cybercrime cases out of Pittsburgh-one against an organized conspiracy based in Russia and another against a hacking uni…
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IPI Student Feature No. 1: Entrepreneurs Stephanie Kunkel and Katie Imler Our first IPI Student Feature discusses the success of two recent Pitt Law grads in starting their own business, KREIDE™. Stephanie and Katie share their expectations and experiences as entrepreneurs and give helpful tips for those interested in starting their own venture.
Patent and TM Workshop – Wednesday, May 14th, 9:30-5:00 Speakers from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are presenting a free workshop on patent and trademark searching at the Carnegie Library in Oakland. Learn about the different types of intellectual property, about how to use the USPTO databases, about invention promotion firms, about other database
Join us Tuesday, April 15, 12:30-1:30 pm for our weekly Lunch & Learn. This week’s Innovator, Esq. is Piyush Seth who will be discussing his career path from unemployed law student, to starting his own immigration law practice, and ultimately, to Tucker Arensberg, Pittsburgh Magazaine’s 40 under 40 list, and PA Super Lawyer Rising Star list.
VC Office Hours – CMU – Tackk Drive Capital is bringing their 42-foot RV to CMU on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 and will be holding “office hours” between noon and 4 pm. If you have a business idea, product prototype or project that you’re working on, stop by the Drive Capital RV to discuss your idea
2014 Big Idea Award Showcase The IPI is thrilled that to have worked with the 5 Pitt Law teams that advanced to the Semi-Final Round of Pitt’s Big Idea Competition. We want to congratulate Michael Boland, Sylvie Guezeon, Doug Hilling, Katie Imler, Stephanie Kunkel, and Sean Roddy for participating in the Competition and for sending
Tuesday, Apr. 8, 12:30-1:30 in Room G20 of the Barco Law Building – Innovators, Esq. presents Pitt Law’s own Prof. Michael Madison. Come hear Prof. Madison talk about his career path and how you, too, can adopt the entrepreneurial spirit needed to keep pace with the evolving role of lawyers in the 21st century economy.
Pittsburgh startups, advocates may risk ‘accelerator fatigue’ Long-standing debate in Pittsburgh: Too many helpers for founders? Not enough helpers for founders? Or not enough accountability for all of the people offering their help?
Thrill Mill introduces second startup class – Pittsburgh Business Times Pittsburgh startup incubator Thrill Mill hosted an event recently introduced its 2014 class to the Pittsburgh technology community. Pitt Law students competed in this Spring’s Thrill Mill startup program, supported by the IPI.