Diversity In Patent Law Fellowship Program
Each year, McAndrews offers a $5,000 fellowship and a paid summer clerkship to a qualified first-year law student at an ABA-accredited law school who has a diverse background, possesses a degree in science or engineering, and is committed to pursuing a career in patent law in Chicago. Applications for the 2014 fellowship will be accepted from December 1, 2013, through January 15, 2014. As a summer associate, the Diversity Fellow will gain experience in a wide range of intellectual property law and will be eligible to receive an offer to return for a second summer. To facilitate the Diversity Fellow’s professional growth and learning, a member of the McAndrews Diversity Committee will serve as a mentor and resource.
To apply for this fellowship, please click here to download the application form.
For more information on the Fellowship Program, please visit www.mcandrews-ip.com.
PLI Law Student Scholarship Application
The Practising Law Institute (PLI) awards scholarships covering the full or partial tuition cost for attending its seminars. Law students generally receive full scholarships to most programs, except for a $25 application fee. Faculty usually receive 70% scholarships to most programs. Scholarships are also available to legal aid and government attorneys, judges, judicial clerks, and employees of nonprofit organizations.
The completed scholarship application generally must be received by PLI no later thatn four (4) weeks prior to the start of the seminar. Scholarships will not be granted retroactively or at the time of the program.
To apply for this scholarship, please click here to download the application form.
For more information of PLI's Patent Bar Review, please visit www.patentbarreview.com.
ACHLS Scholarship Opportunities
(1.) The Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship will be available to one 1L, 2L, or part-time student (including 3L evening students) at DePaul University College of Law who is working in a legal position within the mission of ACHLS. This means anyone who is working in some capacity within the art or cultural heritage law field over this semester or this summer. Even if you don’t have a job yet, you’re encouraged to apply before securing work this summer in case you do find a job in the field. The application and all requirements are in the attachment to this email. Any questions email email@example.com.
(2.) There is also a Kaplan scholarship available to a qualified 3L for a bar review prep course. Send a copy of your current resume, a copy of your unofficial transcript, and a statement of 500 words or less of why you need the Kaplan scholarship to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions or for more information if you are interested in the Kaplan scholarship email us as well.
The applications are due by March 30, 2012, submitted to email@example.com. All students are encouraged to apply and to attend the scholarship reception!
SAVE THE DATE for the Annual Art Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship Reception. The wine reception will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6:00pm at Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar on 626 North State Street, Chicago, IL. Tickets are for $35 per person for attorneys and professionals and $25 per person for students.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP, or go to these websites to RSVP and pay for your tickets:
The Richard Linn American Inn of Court Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students
Each year, the Richard Linn American Inn of Court offers the Mark T. Banner Scholarship, a $5,000 award given to a law student from a group historically underrepresented in intellectual property law, and who demonstrates a commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.
The deadline for applications is November 15, 2011. The application form can be found here: http://law.depaul.edu/centers_institutes/ciplit/pdf/Banner_Scholarship_Materials_2011-12.pdf
For more information, please contact Vadim Shifrin at email@example.com.
Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarships
The Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society would like to inform you of two scholarship opportunities. The applications for the scholarships are below. All students are encouraged to apply and to attend the scholarship reception!
The Art and Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship will be available to one student at DePaul University College of Law who is working in a legal position within the mission of ACHLS. There are also a few Kaplan scholarships available to qualified 3Ls. Check out the applications: http://www.law.depaul.edu/centers_institutes/ciplit/pdf/ACHLS_Scholarship_11.pdf and http://www.law.depaul.edu/centers_institutes/ciplit/pdf/ACHLS_Kaplan_11.pdf or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The application is due on March 18, 2011.
SAVE THE DATE for the First Annual Art Cultural Heritage Legal Society Scholarship Reception. The wine reception will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 6:00pm at Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar on 626 North State Street, Chicago, IL. Tickets are for $35 per person for attorneys and professionals and $25 per person for students.
Please email email@example.com to RSVP. We hope to see you there!
ACHLS Executive Board
LGBT Patent Law Scholarship
Jeremy Protas, a DePaul alum, of Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP has established a $1000 scholarship for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender law students who want to pursue a career in patent law.
Candidates must be 2L’s for academic year 2009-2010 and be eligible to sit for the patent bar. Applications are due by July 31, 2009.
More information can be found here.
2008 Jan Jancin Award
Each year the College of Law chooses one student to be nominated for the Jan Jancin Award administered by the American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (AIPLEF). A description of the award can be found here.
Students interested in being considered as the law school's nominee for this award must complete the application found here and submit a resume and a one-page essay discussing their personal achievements in the field of IP law. These materials should be submitted to Professor Bressler no later than May 15, 2008. Any questions should be directed to Professor Bressler.
The Allen J. Hoover Memorial Award
The family of Allen J. Hoover and the law firm of Wood Phillips created this $5,000 award in memory of the late Allen J. Hoover.
Eligible students (1) have taken and passed the patent bar exam, (2) be currently enrolled for the Spring 2008 semester, (3) have earned a minimum of 63 credit hours, no more than 6 of which are transfer credits and (4) have filed an application consisting of a resume and proof of having passed the patent bar exam.
The student who has met all of the above requirements and who has the highest GPA including grades for Fall 2007, will be chosen to receive this award.
Announcing the 2007 Donald W. Banner Corporate Intern Scholarship
Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding law students who have completed an internship in a corporate intellectual property law department and intend to pursue a career in intellectual property law.
Application Deadline: Friday, October 12, 2007 (Applications available soon. Check www.ipoef.org for details)
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have completed an internship in a corporate intellectual property department and must be enrolled in law school in 2008.
Required Supporting Materials:
- A statement about the corporate internship experience;
- A statement explaining why the applicant intends to pursue a career in the field of IP law;
- A reference from the company with which the student interned; and
- Evidence of academic achievement in law school.
Scholarship recipients will be notified in November and recognized at an award ceremony on January 28, 2008 in Santa Barbara, CA. (Travel and accommodations provided by IPO Education Foundation.)
The Foundation publishes a list of companies on its website that offer IP department internships