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Intellectual Property Law

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Section News and Information

November 1, 2016

2016 Student Writing Competition Winners

Mary Catherine Amerine was the winner of the 2016 Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition for her submission entitled "Wrestling Over Republication Rights: Who Owns The Copyright Of Interviews?"  Amerine expects to graduate in 2017 from William & Mary Law School.

Kalina D. Parker was the first runner up of the 2016 Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition for her submission entitled "Diluting Designers: An Analysis of Whether Designer-Department Store Partnerships Constitute Self-Dilution and Whether Such Behavior Should Have Legal Consequences."  Parker is a 2016 graduate of William & Mary Law School.

February 13, 2017

2017 VSB IP Law Section Writing Competition - Deadline: May 26, 2017

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION (2017)

Sponsored by the Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section

The Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section is seeking papers written by law students who are attending law school in Virginia or are residents of Virginia attending law school outside of Virginia and relating to an intellectual property law issue or the practice of intellectual property law.

PRIZE: $5,000

Plus publication on the IP Section's website

The IP Section may also award a Second Place prize of $2,500 in its discretion.

See www.vsb.org/site/sections/intellectualproperty/writing-competition/ for information about prior winners.

Complete rules can be found here.

ENTRY DEADLINE: MAY 26, 2017