1st Prize: $1000
2nd Prize: $500
The BPLA is once again holding its annual Writing Competition. Law students are encouraged to submit papers on a subject relating to intellectual property law. The requirements for eligibility are outlined below.
Judges will consider the merits of the article as a contribution to the knowledge respecting intellectual property law and the extent to which it displays original and creative thought or information not previously published or available.
§ Articles must have been written solely by a student or students either in full-time attendance at a law school (day or evening) within the jurisdiction of the First Federal Judiciary Circuit or prepared in connection with a course at a law school situated in the First Circuit.
§ Articles must have been written or published between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013.
§ Articles must be submitted to the Boston Patent Law Association on or before September 30, 2013.
§ Papers should be no more than the equivalent of ten (10) law review pages including footnotes (30-40 pages typed copy).
§ Submission of five (5) copies or a .pdf file is required.
§ Submissions must include the submitter’s name, current address, current telephone number, law school, and employment information (if applicable).
Please send articles to:
Deirdre Sanders, Esq.
Boston Patent Law Association
c/o Hamilton, Brook, Smith Reynolds, P.C.
530 Virginia Road
Concord, MA 01742
Phone: (978) 341-0036
Fax: (978) 341-0136
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.