Are you planning to complete your GWR during the Spring 2017 semester?

Are you planning to complete your GWR this semester in connection with a class that you are taking?  If so make sure that you register for the GWR component (9200:610) by Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  If you want to know if your class offers a GWR visit page 6 of the registration materials for a complete listing.  If your course is not listed and you have discussed the possibility of completing your GWR with your instructor, make sure that you complete the Application to Enroll in a Misc GWR and turn it in to Student Services by Monday, January 30th in order to have the registration completed on time.

If you have any questions about your registration or future planning please do not hesitate to contact the Student Services team for assistance.

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Hahn Loeser 1L IP Clerk Position

Cleveland, OH – 1L Intellectual Property Clerk – Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
AkronLawJobs No. 7848 Overview: Seeking a 1L Law Clerk for the Intellectual Property group for Summer 2017.
Duties: Will work full time during the summer and may have the possibility of working part time (approximately 15-20 hours per week) during the 2017-2018 school year.
Qualifications: 1L. Candidates must possess an undergraduate bachelor’s degree that is Patent Bar eligible. Preferably seeking the following backgrounds: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
How to apply: Send a one-page cover letter, resume, and updated law school transcript to Jodi L. Bosak, Manager of Legal Personnel and Recruiting at
January 31, 2016

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American IP Law Education Foundation Opportunities

The American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation has the following opportunities for law students:

Sidney B. Williams, Jr. IP Law Scholarship The Foundation awards scholarships to law students from groups who are presently underrepresented among IP attorneys. Recipients have the opportunity to receive $10,000 per year for three years. 22 scholarships were awarded this year. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017 and you can apply at

2017 Robert C. Watson Competition: Law students are encouraged to submit an article on an IP topic written on or before June 30, 2017. Judges will consider the merit of the article as a contribution to the knowledge respecting IP and the extent to which it displays original and creative thought. The winner will receive reasonable reimbursement to attend the AIPLA Annual Meeting (October 19-21, 2017) and a $2,000 award. Submissions should be 30-40 pages typed. The deadline is June 30, 2017 and you can submit articles to For more information, please visit

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Spring 2017 Add/Drop Dates

Please make sure that you are aware of the following Add/Drop dates:


Last day to add without signatures: Monday, January 23, 2017
Last day to add with Instructor and Asst. Dean signatures ends on: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Last day to add LAW classes: Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Last day to drop with “WD” appearing on your academic record: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Last day to drop with Instructor and Asst. Dean signatures: Monday, March 6, 2017


Last day for Law Students to withdraw from classes: Monday, March 6, 2017

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Int’l Assoc. of Defense Counsel Legal-Writing Contest

The International Association of Defense Counsel announces its 2017 Legal-Writing Contest. Entries must cover the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence, or other areas of practical concern to lawyers who defend civil litigation.  The suggested word limit is 12,000 words, including footnotes.

Monetary prizes are $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. Winning and honorable-mention entries will be considered for publication in the IADC’s quarterly Defense Counsel Journal. Entries (along with the entry form) are due Friday, May 19, 2017 via e-mail to Melisa Maisel Vanis at

Information regarding the contest (including the topic and entry form) is available at

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