Reminder: Canada's IP Writing Challenge 2014

Reminder: Canada's IP Writing Challenge 2014

There are just under two weeks left to submit your entry to our 6th annual Canada's IP Writing Challenge. The winner from each category will receive a prize of $1000 (CAD), publication on the IP Osgoode website, and consideration for publication in the Canadian Intellectual Property Review and/or the Intellectual Property Journal.  The deadline to submit is 5pm EDT, Tuesday July 1, 2014. Submissions can be sent to

We are looking for thoughtful and well-researched papers on intellectual property and public policy scholarship to enhance our discussion. We encourage a broad range of perspectives and topics can be from within the various categories of intellectual property law including patents, trade-marks, industrial design and copyright.   Please note that the set topic for the professional category is a case note on an intellectual property related decision issued after January 1, 2013

There are three categories for entrants:
  1. Law student category (LL.B, J.D., BCL, and LL.L students)
  2. Graduate student category (LL.M, S.J.D. and PhD students)
  3. Professional category (legal and business professionals who have been practicing 7 years or less, including patent agents and trade-mark agents)

More details on Canada’s IP Writing Challenge 2014 are available at

We look forward to reading your work!