IP Program

Winners of IP Student Writing Competition Announced

ATLANTA–Brian J. Focarino of William & Mary Law School has been awarded the first prize in Georgia State University College of Law’s fourth annual Intellectual Property Student Writing Competition.

Focarino was one of 30 entries in the competition, which asks law students to submit papers that address legal issues and challenges in the… more »

Jeffrey R. Kuester

Kuester (J.D. ’93) Named Leading Patent Attorney Again

Jeffrey R. Kuester (J.D. ’93), a Georgia State University College of Law adjunct professor has been listed as one of the leading patent attorneys in the world for the second time with his inclusion on the 2015 Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1,000.

The list, which highlights the world’s leading patent professionals, was compiled over… more »

Amazon, Google, IP Strategies Focus of June 10 Hot Topics

ATLANTA — Wes Anson, accomplished author, international intellectual property (IP) valuation and licensing expert and chair of CONSOR, an intellectual asset consulting firm, will be the keynote speaker for Georgia State University College of Law’s 11th annual IP Hot Topics Luncheon at noon Wednesday, June 10, at the Georgia State Student Center, 44… more »

Freitag (J.D. ’15) Receives State Bar’s IP Law Scholarship

Walter Freitag (J.D. ’15) received the second annual scholarship from the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia at the Intellectual Property Gala Honoring the Judiciary in March. The $5,000 scholarship was presented in memory of former U.S. patent attorney Harold L. Marquis, and recognizes Freitag’s achievements in, and… more »

Georgia State Law Fares Well at Atlanta AIPLA Regional

Georgia State University College of Law was well represented at the first regional Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition, which took place March 13-15, in Atlanta.

Last year, the American Intellectual Property Law Association established a regional competition in Atlanta as part of its annual Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition,… more »

Alumni Help Bring IP Moot Court Competition to Atlanta

Georgia State Law’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board member Alexis Simpson (J.D ’09) and a team of local attorneys led a successful multi-year effort in attracting the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition to host a Southeastern Regional Competition in Atlanta.

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Chang (J.D. ’14) Bridges Gaps Between Science and Law

Born and raised in China, Shuang “Carrie” Chang (J.D. ’14) came to the United States with plans to become a scientist. A chance encounter changed Chang’s career path from biosciences to the law while she was completing her Ph.D., in molecular biology.

Chang describes the encounter with a desperate father of two boys with Fragile… more »

IP Community Service Awards: Honoring Those Who Get the Job Done

“It’s not about finding the time, they just get it done,” is how Wade Walker (J.D.’09), with Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan LLP, introduced the 2014 Intellectual Property Community Service Award recipients.

Recipient Elizabeth Lester (J.D.’05), with Sutherland, volunteers with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training. where she helps to raise funds for blood… more »

IP Student Writing Competition Winners Announced

Joseph Lingenfelter of Boston University School of Law is the top winner of Georgia State University College of Law’s third annual Intellectual Property Student Writing Competition from a field of 43 entries.

Lingenfelter will receive $3,000 for his “Putting the ‘Public’ Back in ‘Public Use:’ Interpreting the 2011 Leahy-Smith America… more »