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2014-2015 Fellowship Application Deadline: December 13, 2013
is seeking applications for its Young
Lawyer Fellowship Program and is asking members to apply for one of
the two two-year positions as “NYSBA Intellectual Property Law Section
fellowship is designed to provide leadership opportunities for young lawyers,
and reflects the Section’s long-standing commitment to increasing the
participation and retention of young lawyers in Section activities. Through
this program, the Section hopes to develop future leaders of the Section.
Fellows will be granted many opportunities to become involved in the Section’s
activities and to be an important voice within the Section.
feature of the Fellowship is a commitment by the Fellows to take advantage of
the many opportunities awarded to them under the program, such as: free
admission to many of the Section’s meetings including the Section’s Annual and
Fall Meetings, for two consecutive years; involvement in the activities of the
Young Lawyers Committee; invitations to all of the Section’s networking events,
where the Fellow can promote the recruiting of new members; invitations to some
of the Section’s Executive Committee meetings, to relate their experience as a
Fellow; opportunities to publish in the Section’s newsletter Bright Ideas; and
opportunities to mentor new Fellows.
eligible, you must be a newly admitted attorney (up to 5 years) or a law
student, and be a member of the NYSBA and the Intellectual Property Law Section. In selecting Fellows,
the following will be considered: participation in the NYSBA Young Lawyers
Section; participation in the Intellectual Property Law Section; participation in the Section’s Young
Lawyers Committee; participation in committees of the Section; participation in
other intellectual property law organizations; and enthusiasm and commitment to
intellectual property law.
applications are due by December
13, 2013. Please email a resume and letter, no more than three
pages in total, to: IntellectualProperty@nysba.org.
The names of the Fellows will be announced at the Section’s meeting during the
NYSBA Annual Meeting on January 28, 2014 in New York City.
Questions? Contact IP Section Young Lawyers Committee Chair Teige Sheehan at firstname.lastname@example.org.