George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

IP Law Alumni Reception

The law school, the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP), and the Intellectual Property Law Society (IPLS) are bringing together our alumni practicing intellectual property law, current IP students, and IP faculty. Intellectual Property Law Alumni Reception on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Hazel Hall Atrium. Whether patent, trademark, … Continue reading “IP Law Alumni Reception”

Saul Lefkowitz Competition

IPLS would like to congratulate this year’s participants in the Saul Lefokowitz Moot court competition. Our congratulations to all the hard work put in by Stephanie Semler, Nicholas Kalin, Kenny Kuper, Wei Sam Lao, Tyler Whidby, Caelyn Palmer, and Alexander Summerton, in preparing for and competing in the February 11th, 2017 Regional Competition in Decatur, … Continue reading “Saul Lefkowitz Competition”

Kick-Off Meeting

Hello All! Welcome to a new school year! IPLS is having its first meeting on Tuesday, September 6 at 5pm in Room 120. We will be talking about some of the great events we have planned for this semester as well as opportunities you can take to be more involved in IP law. After the meeting, please … Continue reading “Kick-Off Meeting”

IPLS Board 2016-17

IPLS welcomes its new board of officers for the school year of 2016-17! President: Meredith Stradley Vice Presidents of Events: Jay Kim Vice Presidents of Administration & Advertising: Rachel Kim & Gleb Savych Vice-Presidents of 1L Outreach: Matt Karas   

Akin Gump Patent Law Talk

Akin Gump, an international general practice law firm, will host a presentation called “The Life Cycle of a Patent” on Tuesday, April 5th from 5:00-6:00 pm in room 120. Patent lawyers from Akin Gump will discuss the “birth” (i.e., prosecution) and “death” (i.e., litigation) of a patent, and how they are related. All are welcome. Please … Continue reading “Akin Gump Patent Law Talk”

The Role of the Federal Circuit in Shaping IP Law

IPLS’s biggest event of the semester will feature Federal Circuit Judge Pauline Newman, Federal Circuit Judge Kara Stoll, and IP Professor John Duffy, with Professor Mossoff moderating. The panel will be held on Tuesday, March 15th in Room 225. Dean Butler will begin by saying a few short words at 5:00pm and the panel will run until 6:00pm. … Continue reading “The Role of the Federal Circuit in Shaping IP Law”

Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Regional Competition

Congratulations to IPLS members Jake Mace, Jay York, Rachel Kim, and Alex Summerton for winning 1st Place and Best Brief at the 2016 Southeast Regional Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Competition in Atlanta over the weekend. Last year Jake and his teammate Jackie Nguyen won 1stPlace and Best Oral Argument at the same competition, making … Continue reading “Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Regional Competition”

Landing a Job in Patent Law During Law School & Beyond

IPLS and Sterne Kessler will be hosting a panel to talk about the annual Patent Law Interview Program in Room 121 on Wednesday, February 17 at 5:00pm. The panel includes Sharon Metz, the Senior Legal Recruiting Coordinator at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, and GMUSL upper class IP students. Food will be provided by Sterne Kessler. … Continue reading “Landing a Job in Patent Law During Law School & Beyond”