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Intellectual Property Law

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Section News and Information

May 15, 2020

Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition (2020-2021)

Due to COVID 19 issues affecting students and the legal profession, the Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section has decided to defer the Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition until 2021.  The 2021 competition will accept qualifying law student submissions from students eligible in the 2019-2020 and 2020-21 academic school years.  Students will be eligible if they attend law school in Virginia, or reside in Virginia but attend law school outside of Virginia during either academic year.  A complete set of competition rules is available on the Student Writining Competition page.

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 the Student Writing Competition page for complete rules and information about prior winners.