Reminder: Canada's IP Writing Challenge July 1st Deadline!

Reminder: Canada's IP Writing Challenge July 1st Deadline!

The deadline to submit an entry for our 7th annual Canada's IP Writing Challenge is just under two weeks away. 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, 2015. 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, trademarks, 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, 2014.

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 2015 are available here.

We look forward to reading your work!