George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

2014 George Mason IPLS Alumni Award

We are excited to announce that Jennifer Bisk is our 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winner.  Ms. Bisk graduated from George Mason School of Law in 2006.  Her accomplishments include clerking for both the Court of Federal Claims and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  She now serves as an Administrative Patent Judge at the Patent and Trademark Office.

The award will be presented on October 1, 2014 at 6:00–7:30 pm in the Hazel Hall Atrium.  Please RSVP by clicking here if you plan to attend.

Introductory Meeting

IPLS had its first official meeting of the year on September 10, 2014 in order to welcome prospective members. Prospective members also signed up for student mentors to provide guidance on all aspects of the law school experience. The board thanks all of the students who attended and encourages any student who could not attend to contact Matt Smith to get more information.

Copyright Career Panel and Networking Event

When:  Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 6pm to 8:30 pm

Where: The George Washington University Law School Faculty Conference Center
             Burns 505, 716 20th Street NW, Washington, DC


The Washington, DC Chapter of the Copyright Society of the United States will be holding a Copyright Career Panel and Networking Event, on January 16, 2013 from 6pm to 8:30 pm in the Faculty Conference Center of The George Washington University Law School, Burns Building Room 505, 716 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC.


This event should be of interest to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career that includes copyright law as a major component.  The event will begin with a panel discussion that will explore the range of career paths open to those interest in copyright, and strategies for getting a copyright law career off the ground.  The panel will be followed by a networking event featuring over a dozen “mentor for an evening” attorneys who work in a wide variety of positions in private practice, industry, trade associations, and government that focus on copyright and related areas.  Biographies of all participating mentor attorneys will be circulated in advance to all who RSVP, and the attorneys will identified by name tags that indicate their willingness to share advice and experience.


Admission is free to currently registered law students, and $20 for those who have already graduated from law school.  Students will also have an opportunity at the event to join the Copyright Society of the USA for $25 .  Please RSVP in advance to