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Law Students: Apply for the HNBA Intellectual Property Law Institute!

01 Mar 2019 6:48 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

June 1-7, 2019  -  Washington, DC

Up to thirty Latino law students from law schools across the country are chosen to participate in the HNBA Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI), with airfare, lodging and meals covered. Candidates are selected to participate in this week long immersive summer program through a highly competitive process.

To apply to participate in IPLI 2019, please fill out the online application and upload the following documents:

  • Personal statement (maximum 1,000 words)
  • Your most recent transcript
  • Your current resume

Deadline: All online applications and materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, April 19, 2019 to be considered.
*Applications received after this date will not be considered.


Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • A rising 2L or rising 3L and have already completed 1st year of classes by May 31, 2019
  • Have a demonstrated interest in intellectual property law as a potential practice area
  • Must be in good standing at an ABA accredited law school pursuing a Juris Doctor

*NOTE: Anyone who has graduated from law school or will graduate before September 2019 is NOT eligible.

The selection committee will select up to 30 participants on the basis of a number of criteria, including: an evaluation of expressed personal interest; academic record; dedication and commitment toward accomplishing goals; professional and faculty recommendations; and technical/scientific-related educational and employment background (if applicable). No one factor is dispositive. Students with no technical or scientific background are encouraged to apply.

Please contact Carla Martin, HNBA Director of Programs, at cmartin@hnba.com.

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