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 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.
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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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 »
“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 »
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 »
Georgia State University College of Law, the State Bar of Georgia and Atlanta Bar Association will honor four attorneys with the 2014 Georgia State University Intellectual Property Community Service Award.
Recipients Patrick Flinn of Alston & Bird, John Harbin of King & Spalding, Elizabeth Lester (J.D. ’05) of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan and Mark VanderBroek… more »
“Intellectual property law is a dynamic area of the law that continues to see growth in terms of hiring. This is an exciting time to be an IP practitioner, a student learning about the subject area, and a teacher,” says Deepa Varadarajan, a visiting associate professor of law who will teach the Intellectual Property Law… more »
Under the leadership of Roberta Berry, Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor of public policy, Georgia Tech graduate students and Georgia State University College of Law students engaged in intensive study of the ethical, legal and policy problems generated by rapid advances in neuroscience and neurotechnology and of problem-solving methods and… more »
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