Scholarship

Techlaw LLP is pleased to offer the an annual scholarship opportunity:

Every year Techlaw LLP awards one (1) scholarship of $500.00 to a student who will be attending a four-year college or law school in the United States. The scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding individual who we feel best responds to the following prompts:

1. It has been said that the future of America is in its ability to generate, protect and monetize intellectual property. There is a tension between the rights of inventors, creators, and entpreneurs to protect their ideas and the right of society of enjoy the benefit of giving protection for these things. In recent years, there have been laws to extend the term of copyright protection. Would society be better served if copyright protection was much shorter, for example 14 years versus 120 years? Address this question in 500 words or less.

2. In 200 words or less, describe why you believe that you are an outstanding person who should receive our scholarship.

Requirements:

The scholarship is available for an individual attending an accredited four-year college/university or law school in the United States full time in the following academic year. Decisions for each year are made by April 30 for the upcoming Fall school year. We will verify college attendance prior to making the award to the winner. Funds will be paid only to the school, and not to the individual.

Send your response to prompts 1 and 2 on ONE document in Word format, via email to: scholarship@techlawllp.com. At the top of the page include the following:

Name

Address

Email

High School

College You Intent to Attend

GPA (weighted)

All entries are due March 31 for April 30 of that year. Applications received after April 30 will be held for the subsequent year.

Do not put anything in the body of your email other than this statement: “I am submitting my application for the Techlaw LLP scholarship. I hereby agree that I will only be eligible to receive the scholarship if I am attending an accredited four-year college/university or law school in the United States, and I agree that regardless of whether I win or not, my article may be published in the sole discretion of Techlaw LLP, should my article be viewed as meritorious of publication. By placing my name here, I declare that the attachment is my own work and is true and correct. /Your Name/”

By submitting your essay to us, you agree that we may publish your essay. If we publish your essay, we will attribute your name as the author, but will not provide or publish any other information about you. Your submission constitutes an irrevocable license that you grant to us for purposes of publishing your essay on our website and on any affiliated website.