We are pleased to introduce law students and educators to Alt Legal IP Docketing Software at no-cost. Alt Legal provides free and unlimited use to law school IP clinics across the US, helping prepare the next generation of trademark practitioners.
In case you are not yet familiar with Alt Legal, Alt Legal is an innovative, fully-automated docketing system. Our modern approach to docketing software, trusted by thousands of IP professionals at Am Law 200 firms, solo and boutique firms, and Fortune 100 companies, allows users to easily monitor their filings’ statuses, calculate deadlines to ensure timely responses, and create clear and customizable reports in just a few clicks.
We are pleased to introduce law students and educators to Alt Legal IP Docketing Software at no-cost. Alt Legal provides free and unlimited use to law school IP clinics across the US, helping prepare the next generation of trademark practitioners. We’ll provide complimentary training at any time and we are happy to introduce law students to the Alt Legal Community so that they can build their networks.
Law school clinics that provide IP legal guidance to entrepreneurs and small businesses have adopted Alt Legal IP Docketing Software to support their educational and clinical programs. Alt Legal provides free access, ongoing training, as well as informational sessions from senior Alt Legal leadership during the semester and beyond.
Clinic students benefit from Alt Legal’s innovative features including:
USPTO TEAS filing tools. Our trademark intake form helps students learn what questions to ask an applicant and to easily collect the information for filing. Plus, our direct connection to the USPTO allows students to auto-fill the TEAS form and easily file the application.
Automated deadline management. Alt Legal automatically populates data and calculates deadlines, helping students learn accurate docketing practices and understand the trademark prosecution process. Additionally, Alt Legal’s daily emails and calendar sync ensure that students know about upcoming deadlines without having to even review a docket.
Unlimited client access. Alt Legal provides unlimited, complimentary third-party access, allowing clinic clients 24/7 read-only access to their dockets. Unlimited client access encourages student-client collaboration, helping them to develop their client relations skills.
At Alt Legal, our goal is to make trademark professionals’ lives easier – and that includes making law school clinic directors’ and law students’ lives easier as well! Our software is very intuitive and incredibly easy to use and typical ramp-up time is minimal. Nevertheless, we are happy to provide free training for all law school clinic staff and student members. We can set up group or individual training sessions and customize training to focus on beginner and advanced topics. Training can be delivered at any time – at the start of a new semester or during the course of the school year.
Additionally, law school clinic participants have full access to Alt Legal’s outstanding customer support. Clinic participants can reach out anytime to our friendly, knowledgeable support team via email, phone, or live chat. Support inquiries are always free and unlimited.
Resources for Law Students and Educators
We are happy to provide law students with free training so that they can learn how to use Alt Legal and gain confidence when reviewing a docket. We’ve also prepared a helpful roadmap for law students interested in pursuing careers in trademark law: A Law Student’s Guide to Becoming a Trademark Lawyer
Additionally, law students can learn more about IP law and practice and take advantage of all the free resources available to the Alt Legal Community including: