(1) Fall 2015 SIPLA Calendar
8/25/15 – Fall General Body Meeting, 5-6 PM, LL101
8/31/15 – Fall Meet and Greet, 5-7 PM, Elephant & Castle on 19th St.
9/21/15 – Soft IP Mixer sponsored by IPEL, 5-7 PM, Black Rooster Pub
10/7/15 – SIPLA Employer Outreach Series, 5-7:30 PM, FCC
10/28/15 – SIPLA IP Interview Training, 5-6 PM, LL102
11/4/15 – SIPLA Employer Outreach Series, 5-7:30 PM, FCC
(2) First General Body Meeting – August 25th
Just a reminder that our first General Body Meeting will be on Tuesday, August 25th at 5:00 PM in LL101. There is a lot to go over, so we hope you can make it. Pizza and drinks will be provided!
(3) Transfer Student Roundtable with Dean Whealan
We are organizing a brown bag lunch round table with Dean Whealan for IP transfer students on August 27th from 12:00-1:00 PM in E112. This will be a great opportunity for new students to learn about the resources available to them through the IP Department and SIPLA. If you know any students who have recently transferred to GW Law that are interested in IP, please let them know about this event. Light food and drinks will be provided!
(4) 2015 SIPLA Mentoring Program
SIPLA is seeking students interested in volunteering as mentors for the 2015-2016 school year. The SIPLA mentoring program is a valuable resource for new students and an important part of what distinguishes GW Law in the eyes of IP employers. All 2L, 3L, and 4L students are encouraged to apply to be a SIPLA mentor.
If you have any questions, please email our mentoring chair Nicole Sharer at email@example.com.
Link to Mentor Application:
(5) Fanelli Haag – Paid Internship Opportunity
Fanelli Haag PLLC, an intellectual property focused law firm, is currently accepting resumes for its 2015-2016, student internship program. This program is open to second, third and fourth year law students.
This is a paid internship. Students will be compensated for their participation on an hourly basis and the level of compensation will be determined based on the level of experience of the student.
Interested students should provide resumes and a short cover letter to Jeff Mills, firstname.lastname@example.org; 202.706.7910.
(6) Alumni Job Opportunity – IP and Licensing Counsel
Pieris AG, a biotech company based in Munich, Germany, has a job opening
for an IP and Licensing Counsel in the Boston area. Their CEO is GW Law alum, Steve Yoder. He is first looking to the GW Law alumni network to fill this position.
Pieris AG is a fast-growing startup that just went public.
If you are interested to work in an exciting environment please send your pertinent application documents to Pieris Pharmaceuticals’ CFO, Ms. Darlene Deptula, email@example.com.
(7) AIPLA Membership
We highly encourage all our members to join the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)!