Ladas Memorial Award Competition

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Ladas Memorial Award Competition

Applications are open for the Ladas Memorial Award Competition funded by the International Trademark Association. The competition is open to the students must be enrolled as either full- or part-time law or graduate students.

Two student winners will receive a complimentary registration for each US $2,500 and 2019 annual meeting. Stephen P. to the professional winner, A set of three-volume texts, patents, trademarks, and related rights will be received by Ladas.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:


  • Eligible students must be enrolled as either full- or part-time law or graduate students.
  • For students outside of the United States, university enrollment is acceptable.
  • Students must provide proof of matriculation; school ID is acceptable.


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

How to Apply & Competition Rules:

To win the competition you need to do register through the given link:


  • The subject of the paper must be trademark law or a matter that directly relates to, or affects, trademarks.
  • Eligible papers may include both original unpublished manuscripts and published articles that are submitted to INTA by the submission deadline.
  • Published articles must have been first published no longer than one year prior to the competition deadline.
  • The paper must be a product of the author’s original thought and scholarship.
  • Paper may be co-authored.
  • More than one paper may be submitted for consideration.
  • The paper must be limited to twenty-five pages.


Student Category

  • The top two papers in this category will be selected as award recipients and the winners will each receive:
    • A cash award of U.S. $2,500.
    • Complimentary registration to the 2018 Annual Meeting.

Professional Category

  • The top paper in this category will be selected as the award recipient and the winner will receive:
    • A set of Stephen P. Ladas’s three-volume treatise Patents, Trademarks, and Related Rights.
    • Complimentary registration to the 2018 AnnualMeeting.

Application Deadline:

The deadline to apply is January 18, 2019.

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