About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, an organization with a rich history of over 75 years, a history of notable accomplishments in the improvement of the intellectual property laws and protection available in this country and abroad as well. This grant is open to students enrolled in a J.D. or LL.M. program. The subject matter must be directed to one of the traditional subject areas of intellectual property like patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair trade practices and antitrust. The selection will be done based on professionalism, topic relevance, organization, quality of legal analysis, and overall strength of the writing.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Interested applicants must submit an original legal paper of a maximum of 20 pages in length, that addresses one or more of the subject matter of intellectual property law like patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair trade practices, and antitrust law.

  • The entries must be done in an electric form.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

  • The award for the winner is $1,500

  • The award for the runner-up is $1,000

  • The awards are non-renewable and are provided on a one-time basis.

  • Two awards will be provided yearly.


Deadline Information

The deadline date is set for February 28


Eligibility Criteria


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