Thank you for your interest in the UCI Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic.
The Clinic is currently at full capacity and is not reviewing requests for services at this time. However, the Clinic expects to be able to take in new clients in January 2019 and will review applications from December 20, 2018 until January 31, 2019. Please be advised that the Clinic is expecting a high volume of applications during this period. As such, the Clinic will likely not be accepting applications sent after January 31, 2019 until Fall 2019.
Please feel free to submit an Intake Application Form, which the Clinic will review after December 20. To submit an Application Form, please review the information below before clicking on the link to the Application Form.
Please be advised that by declining to review your application at this time, the Clinic is not expressing an opinion on the likelihood of accepting the matter(s) listed on your Intake Application. You should not refrain from seeking legal assistance from another firm, attorney, or clinic based on the Clinic’s decision not to review this matter at the current time.
Warning: Avoid Undue Delay
You should be aware that the passage of time is always an important consideration in any legal matter. Because any delay can be harmful to your case, we recommend that you immediately contact another firm or lawyer for assistance.
If you have not already done so, you may wish to contact one the following pro bono legal service providers:
California Lawyers for the Arts
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Legal Aid Society of Orange County
Public Law Center
The California State Bar website’s Lawyer Referral Information Service provides referrals to local attorneys. You can reach it at http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Need-Legal-Help/Lawyer-Referral-Service.
This Application Form is designed to assist the Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic at the University of California, Irvine in making an initial evaluation of potential clients, which the Clinic will use in assessing the suitabilty of potential clients. Communication of information through this form or website does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship.
The Clinic cannot counsel or represent you in an attorney-client relationship until: (a) we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest; (b) the Clinic has fully evaluated your request for legal assistance; and (c) you have signed the Clinic’s Retainer Agreement. The Clinic has sole discretion as to which applications it reviews, accepts, or rejects.
Though we will keep your information confidential, disclosure of information contained in this Application Form or otherwise shared by you may be required in a court of law or other legal process. Please do not provide any confidential or sensitive information about your legal needs on this Application Form or send any confidential or sensitive information about your legal needs to the Clinic unless the Clinic has explicitly requested you do so.
By clicking on the “Application Form” link, I confirm that I have read, understood, and agreed to the above disclaimer:
After you have completed the Application Form, please email it to: ipatintake [at] law.uci.edu.