MSU College of Law

Intellectual Property and
Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

The Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurial Law Clinic supports innovation. We help business owners to navigate the complex legal processes associated with starting a company and protecting their intellectual property. The clinic's work focuses on copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret law, and other aspects of entrepreneurial business law.

Students engage in direct client representation and systemic advocacy through:

  • Client counseling
  • Research
  • Transactional analysis
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory comments
  • Educational materials
  • Community outreach

From community-oriented nonprofits to cutting-edge startups, we help new businesses to get off the ground. We work closely with our clients to support their new entrepreneurial and nonprofit ventures.