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Become a State Bar of Wisconsin Law Student Associate today and take steps now to boost your future legal career. The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a variety of resources to help you connect with the legal profession while you’re a student. You can network with your future colleagues at events, stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the law, and access research and career resources.

Join today for free and start making connections! If you have questions, please contact staff liaison Bryant Park, org bpark wisbar wisbar bpark org, (608) 250-6083.

Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section Announces Writing Competition Winners

The Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section proudly announces the winners of its Annual Writing Contest for Law Students attending a Wisconsin law school. The first place winner, Brian Laning, won a $3,000 cash prize for his paper, “Inevitable Disclosure and the Defend Trade Secrets Act: Can We Unify?”; the second place winner, Jason P. Muth, won a $2,000 cash prize for his paper, “Telling the Story of Invention: How Narrative Coherence Helps Reinforce a Desired Claim Construction” and the third place winner, Prashant Dayal, won a $1,000 cash prize for his paper “#Trademarked: Why Hashtag Trademarks Should Stay.” The title of each paper is a link to a PDF of each winning paper.

Submissions for the 2017-2018 Intellectual Property Law Section Writing Competition will be due on May 31, 2018, to see competition details, please click here.



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