Ladas Memorial Award Competition – for Students as well as Professionals

We’re happy to bring to our readers’ notice, INTA’s Ladas Memorial Award Competition for papers on trademark law or matters that directly relate to or affect trademarks. The competition has a student category (open to non-US students as well) carrying a prize of $2500 dollar, and a professional category carrying a set of Stephen P. Ladas’ three volume treatise Patents, Trademarks, and Related Rights. Winning papers will also be published in INTA’s legal journal, The Trademark Reporter. See more details below:



Submit your paper by February 6, 2015!
INTA’s 2015 Ladas Memorial Award Competition – open to students, professors and practitioners

Sponsored by the law firm of Ladas & Parry LLP, the Ladas Competition was established in memory of outstanding practitioner and author, Stephen P. Ladas. The award is presented every year for the best student and professional paper on trademark law or a matter that directly relates to or affects trademarks.

Student Category

Eligible students must be enrolled as either full- or part-time law or graduate students. For students outside the United States, university enrollment is acceptable. The top two papers will be selected as award recipients.

Professional Category

Authors may be legal practitioners, business professionals and/or academics. No restrictions apply regarding level of experience or years in practice.

Award winners will be announced in April 2015. The student category winners will each receive U.S. $2,500 and a complimentary registration to the 2015 Annual Meeting. The professional category winner will receive a set of Stephen P. Ladas’s three-volume treatise, Patents, Trademarks, and Related Rights. Winning papers are also published in INTA’s legal journal, The Trademark Reporter.

Register for the competition
Complete the online application and submit your paper for consideration. Please visit or email [email protected] with questions.

 Register now by clicking here


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