HNBA Now Accepting Applications to 2015 Intellectual Property Law Institute

HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute

“Increasing Hispanic Lawyers in IP Law”


For the 3rd successful year, the HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI) is accepting applications. IPLI is an intensive week-long program focused on all aspects of intellectual property law and offered to 25 Latino students from across the country. Participants in the program, held in Washington, D.C., will have all necessary expenses covered. The program will focus on such topics as:

  • Trade Secrets
  • Patents
  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks 

2015 IPLI will be May 31st-June 6th. The application deadline is 11:59 pm EST, March 31, 2015.  

Candidates will be selected in a highly competitive process. Selected students will be provided substantive instruction, the opportunity to observe first-hand U.S. IP institutions at work, and the chance to meet leading members of the IP legal community who will serve as mentors and potentially provide pathways for future job opportunities.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a rising 2L or rising 3L and have already completed first year of classes by May 31, 2015
  • 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

To apply to participate, please submit the following via e-mail:

To be considered, applications must be received by 11:59 pm EST, March 31, 2015.