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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 »

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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IP Community Service Award Recipients Named

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 »

Visiting Professor: Intellectual Property Law Is A Strong Career Path

“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 »

Landau Presents to E.U.

As the world gets smaller, intellectual property laws across borders increasingly collide, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Michael Landau says.

Internationally recognized experts on intellectual property including Landau recently gathered in Brussels on Nov. 13-14 for a conference, “The Essentials of IP for European Officials.”

As the only American presenter, Landau spoke to… more »

Winning IP Writers Announced

Daniel Dowling of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego took the top honor in Georgia State University College of Law’s second annual Intellectual Property Student Writing Competition from a field of more than 30 entries.

Dowling will receive $3,000 for his “Covenant with Quality” paper and will present his winning… more »

Landau Co-Writes Entertainment Law Guide

Michael B. Landau, an internationally recognized authority on intellectual property and entertainment law issues, recently released the latest update to his nine-volume treatise, Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts: Agreements and the Law, one of the leading reference sets in its field.

Landau is a professor of law at Georgia State University College of… more »