Mark T. Banner Scholarship

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Mark T. Banner Scholarship

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is announcing their Mark T. Banner Scholarship for the year 2020. This scholarship program is currently open for Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States. Applicants must be continuing in that program through at least the fall semester of 2021 to be eligible.

The scholarship program is created to assist deserving and talented students financially. The fund decided by the court will be a great help for the recipients in covering up various expenses related to their educational purposes. Students will be able to accomplish their education without a lesser burden.

Judge Linn began his career in intellectual property law in 1965 as an examiner at the U.S. Patent Office while attending Georgetown’s evening classes. He worked as an examiner for three years. He then moved to the Office of Naval Research, where he wrote and prosecuted patent applications while completing his last year in law school. After receiving his law degree, he continued to prepare and prosecute patent and trademark applications in private practice for about eight years. In 1977, Judge Linn was invited to join the Washington office of Wender, Murase & White, to establish an intellectual property capability in a corporate and general business practice firm based in New York City.

Brief Description       

For more details about the scholarship, explore the table below:

Organization The Richard Linn American Inn of Court
Educational Level Any students
Subjects Law
Amount $10,000
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards Undefined
City Multiple
Nationality Domestic and International
Country United States
Application Deadline December 4, 2020
Application Fees Nil
Requirement Application, Transcript

Who May Be Eligible?

Candidates must review the below criteria to be applicable:

Open to Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the Fall semester 2021

How to Apply

Eligible applicants have to download a pdf form, which is to be emailed to the mentioned address. Application materials, formatted as a single PDF file, should be submitted by e-mail to Mark T. Banner Scholarship c/o The Richard Linn American Inn of Court Please include “Banner Scholarship” in the Subject of all emails to the Inn.

Supporting Documents

  • Completed Mark T. Banner Scholarship Application Form
  • Resume
  • Academic transcripts (law school, undergraduate/graduate school)
  • A three-page statement describing (a) how ethics, civility, and professionalism have been a focus of the candidate; (b) how diversity has impacted the candidate; and (c) the candidate’s commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law
  • Contact information for three references


The Mark T. Banner Scholarship recipient will receive $10,000 payable for the fall 2021 semester of his or her second or third year of law school. The scholarship fund will help the students accomplish their higher studies in a much easier way. Recipients are advised to utilize the amount in their any of the high-cost educational expenses.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted from now through Dec 4, 2020, for the scholarship program. Students are asked to submit their form as soon as possible to get consideration.

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