Phi Alpha Delta – fall initiation on Friday, October 17 at 7:00 in Room 151

Interested in expanding your networking opportunities? Building lasting bonds with future colleagues? Joining a group that will support you academically and socially?

Then Phi Alpha Delta is for you.

An international organization, Phi Alpha Delta is dedicated to developing the professional lives of its members through the bonds of fraternity. We will be holding our fall initiation on Friday, October 17 at 7:00 in Room 151. If you would like more information or plan to attend, please contact Lauren Gribble at

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SBA Seeking Class Senators for Part-Time Students and 2L Class

Your Student Bar Association is looking for three additional students to join its ranks as Class Senators to serve on the SBA General Assembly for the 2014-15 school year. Elected SBA members are the leaders of Akron Law and are a vital part of making our school into the best institution it can be. The Part-Time class currently has two open Senator positions and the 2L class has one. The Part-Time Senators can be any level in law school, and all part-time levels are encouraged to apply.

Pursuant to SBA’s new Constitution, students interested in joining the SBA General Assembly must notify the General Assembly of their intention to be nominated. At a meeting of the SBA Full Council, interested students will present briefly on their qualifications and the General Assembly will vote on its choices. The Secretary of the Executive Board will announce the results shortly after.

Interested Part-Time students can notify Part Time Class President Yaneth Baez and interested 2L students can notify 2L Class President Rich Freeman. Students can also notify the General Assembly of their intention to nominate themselves by e-mailing All notifications to SBA should be made no later than Tues. Oct. 7 at 5pm!

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PAD/SBA Mixer at Brubaker’s Pub Friday, October 3 at 8:00 P.M.

PAD/SBA Mixer at Brubaker’s Pub Friday, October 3 at 8:00 P.M.
Come join PAD and SBA at Brubaker’s Pub downtown on Friday October 3 from 8:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. for a much needed mid-semester break!

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IPTLA Guest Speaker WED OCT.8 12:30-1:30pm W-210

Please join the IPTLA in welcoming our first guest speaker of the year!
Attorney Eric Gaum has graciously agreed to provide students with a presentation regarding software intellectual property, copyright, and litigation issues.

Attorney Gaum is a partner of Hahn Loeser & Parks, and an Akron Law Alumni. He has a background electrical and software engineering, and he primarily handles patent, trademark, copyright, and related technology litigation.
Feel free to read more about him in his biography here:

This event will take place: Wed. Oct. 8th from 12:30-1:30 in room W-210
Lunch will be provided!!

Please direct any questions to IPTLA President Jessica Fross at:

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IPTLA 1st General Meeting TUES OCT.7 12:15-1:00pm L-167

The Intellectual Property and Technology Law Association (IPTLA) will meet Tues. Oct.7 from 12:15-1:00pm in room L-167 to discuss our upcoming events, goals, professional networking opportunities, and nominations and responsibilities of a 1L Class Representative.
If you have any interest learning more about Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, we can’t wait to meet you!

Please note that for students without a technical background, there are still MANY opportunities to practice in the field of Intellectual Property Law.
See you Tuesday!
If you are unable to attend this meeting and you would like to be considered for a position as the IPTLA 1L Representative, please e-mail IPTLA President Jessica Fross at:

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