Category: Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC) ⋅ Page 1

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic to Present Workshop on Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

Jim Niemann, director of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, and two ELC students, Alex Weidner and Alec Larsen, will lead a workshop on “Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks” on October 3 in the MU Student Center. The workshop is part of the University of Missouri Graduate Studies professional development series, gradESSENTIALS. Participants will include masters and doctoral students from all…

Professor Niemann to Speak at Reynolds Journalism Institute

Professor Jim Niemann will teach the seminar “Legal Pointers for Entrepreneurs: Ignorance of the Law is no Defense,” at the MU Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) to help students prepare for the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition. Professor Niemann’s seminar will teach students how to navigate the legal considerations that startups face. The seminar will cover several issues, including co-founder agreements, types…

UM System Economic Development Award Presented to Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic Director

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic Director Jim Niemann, ’93, was recently presented a University of Missouri System President’s Award for Economic Development. The award, given to only 10 faculty in 2017 to recognize contributions to the economic development of the state of Missouri, was presented to Professor Niemann during a law school faculty meeting. Professor Niemann joined the law school in 2015…

Client Thanks School of Law Clinics in Newspaper Article

The School of Law’s Veterans Clinic and Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic were recently featured in an article written by a client in the Columbia Missourian. The piece was published under the “From Readers” section, where anyone from the community can submit a story. Vernon Diggs, the author, detailed his positive and uplifting experience with the Veterans Clinic. In 2015, on the…