Student Opportunities

The Center for Intellectual Property offers programs and events for students that complement the integrated course of study to develop substantive knowledge, hands-on experience, practical skills and professional judgment. These programs and events are designed for networking and community engagement to put students in direct contact with firms, corporations and other future employment opportunities in the field of intellectual property law.

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IP Law Society

Support
The IP Law Society provides and supports a variety of activities for students, including opportunities to meet practitioners, obtain insights on IP career decisions, and enrich themselves in all topics IP.

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IP writing competition

Annual Writing Competition

Originality
The Center for Intellectual Property seeks original student submissions addressing legal issues and challenges in the IP field for its Student Writing Competition.
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Summer IP Program in Washington, D.C.

Experiential
Students spend 10 weeks during the summer in Washington, D.C., at the USPTO being trained and working on patent and trademark applications with patent and trademark examiners.

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Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair ®

Career Fair
The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair spans across all industries and types of organizations and encompasses all areas of intellectual property, including litigation, transactional work and prosecution.
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IP Career Showcase

Explore
The Atlanta IP Career Showcase, co-sponsored by Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State Law, is for students and professionals seeking a high-growth career and interested in seeing the future first.

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IP Scholarships

Financial Aid
The College of Law and the Center for Intellectual Property award five merit IP scholarships annually, including one full-ride scholarship that covers in-state tuition and fees.
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