Michigan Innovation and IP Legal Writing Competition
The Intellectual Property Law Section and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Graduate Program in Intellectual Property Law are co-sponsoring the second annual Michigan Innovation and IP Legal Writing Competition. The competition seeks to recognize outstanding original works of legal scholarship in the fields of intellectual property and innovation law, and is open to J.D. students at any Michigan law school. The deadline to submit entries is May 15, 2013. Prizes to be awarded include: cash prizes for first place ($500), second place ($300), and third place ($200); publication in the IPLS Proceedings journal; and choice of complimentary registration (not including travel expenses) for the 39th Annual Intellectual Property Summer Institute, July 18-20, 2013, or 2013 Spring Intellectual Property Seminar. View the entry form and complete rules.
39th Annual Intellectual Property Law Summer Institute
Date: July 18-20, 2013
Location: Mackinac Island
This event is offered in conjunction with the Bar's Annual Meeting
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: Lansing Center, Lansing
Registration is requested to allow for proper facilities planning. Visit the Bar's Annual Meeting page for more details.
IP Overview: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, & Trade Secrets in 60 Minutes or Less
Provides a basic overview of the acquisition and enforcement of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret rights.
Adam Strauss, Chair-Elect, SBM Intellectual Property Law Section, Kalamazoo
Kristen Murphy, Rader, Fishman & Grauer, Bloomfield Hills
Council meetings are generally held on the second Thursday of the month. Contact a council member for details on the next scheduled Council meeting.
The Annual Meeting is typically held in conjunction with the Summer Institute.