IP Institute Moves Across Town From USF to Golden Gate

The McCarthy Institute—which is devoted to studying the intersection of business innovation, technology, and intellectual property—has moved to Golden Gate’s business and law schools.

McCarthy on the Move

The McCarthy Institute has moved from the University of San Francisco Law School to GGU. Operating at the nexus of trademark law, marketing, technology, and consumer behavior, the Institute conducts regular symposia, workshops, networking groups, and pursues original IP and branding research and scholarship.

The Prestigious McCarthy Institute Moves to Golden Gate University

The McCarthy Institute – named after the world-renowned J. Thomas McCarthy, author of McCarthy on Trademarks – sits at the nexus of Intellectual Property law, technology, and business innovation. Over the past decade, it has strived to develop a better understanding of the way that culturally transformative business trends shape law and vice-versa. This unique work aligns perfectly with Golden Gate University’s mission of preparing students for today’s merging worlds of business, technology, and law with both innovative education and practical training. The McCarthy Institute publishes scholarship, coordinates workshops, introduces law students with IP leaders, and hosts conferences that focus on the unique legal issues endemic in modern digital marketing and brand protection.

Prestigious McCarthy Institute Moves to Golden Gate University

The McCarthy Institute, the world's preeminent trademark, consumer behavior, and branding institute, will be located jointly in the law and business schools at Golden Gate University in downtown San Francisco.

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