Copyright Essay Prize

2018 The John McLaren Emmerson QC Essay Prize

          …Winners to be announced at the 2018 32nd IPSANZ Annual Conference

The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. is pleased to announce its 2018 competition for an essay on a topic of the author’s choice regarding intellectual property.

1st Prize of the John McLaren Emmerson QC Essay Prize will comprise the sum of $5,000 AUD plus complimentary registration at the IPSANZ 32nd Annual Conference scheduled to be held 7 – 9 September 2018 including 2 nights’ accommodation, staying at the Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, New Zealand, including a return economy airfare from within Australia or New Zealand to the conference.

2nd Prize will comprise the sum of $2,000 AUD plus complimentary registration at the IPSANZ 32nd Annual Conference, including 2 nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, New Zealand.

3rd Prize will comprise the sum of $1,000 AUD plus complimentary registration at the IPSANZ 32nd Annual Conference, including 2 nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, New Zealand.

It is intended that the Prize winners will be announced and presented at the Conference. The winning entry will be published in Intellectual Property Forum, the official journal of IPSANZ.

Following is the link for Competition Rules

 Closing date for entries is Friday, 18 May 2018.

 

2017 The John McLaren Emmerson QC Essay Prize

The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2017 competition.

1st Prize -Antonia Modkova and Hemma Vara, New Zealand
Their paper was entitled “The Robot Revolution – Reinventing Inventorship”

2nd Prize – Claire Gregg, New South Wales
Her paper was entitled “PTEs for “Swiss-style” Claims: Nuance or Nuisance?”

3rd Prize – Jocelyn Bosse, Queensland
Her paper was entitled “Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe” – Patent Law And Threats To National Security”

 

2016 The John McLaren Emmerson QC Essay Prize

The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2016 competition.

1st Prize -Tim Stirrup, New Zealand
His paper was entitled “Bioprospecting, the Nagoya Protocol and indigenous rights: A New Zealand perspective”

2nd Prize – Jenny Wong, New South Wales
Her paper was entitled “Data Protection for Biologics –Should the Data Exclusivity Period be Increased to 12 years?”

3rd Prize – Andrew Clarke, Queensland
His paper was entitled “Global Patentability of Genetic Material: Is it Time for an Intervention?”

 

2015 IPSANZ PRIZE COMPETITION renamed to The John McLaren Emmerson QC Essay Prize

The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2015 competition.

1st Prize -Tania Cheng-Davies
Her paper was entitled “Can a Work of Art Be Destroyed Under Copyright Law?”

2nd Prize – Sandy Zhang
His paper was entitled “Digital Copyright : Beyond a Legal Outlook”.

3rd Prize – Sadaat Cheema
His paper was entitled “Catch me If You Can: The Legal Implications of the Dallas Buyers Club Decision for End Users, ISPs and Account-Holders”

 

2014

1st Prize -Claire Gregg

Her paper was entitled “The Myriad dichotomy: A tale of two jurisdictions”

2nd Prize – Nicholas Tobias

His paper was entitled “Contributory Infringement of Patents in Australia: Evolution, Interpretation and Issues”.

3rd Prize – Sam Hallahan

His paper was entitled “Entitlement issues under the Designs Act 2003 for employee-created designs”

The winner of the 2013 competition was Ms Ella Biggs.

Her  paper was entitled ”Is the ‘Emotional Baggage’ of the Author Restraining the law’s Recognition of Creativity? The Implications of Authorship in Australian Copyright Law” and published in Issue 95 (December 2013) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2012 competition was Ms Judith Somaratne.

Her  paper was entitled “Is there a conflict between the protection of indigenous cultural heritage rights and the existence and/or exercise of intellectual property rights?” and published in Issue 91 (December 2012) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2011 competition was Ms Nura Taefi.

Her paper was entitled “Beyond Harmonisation – The case for a Trans Tasman Trade Mark Regime” and is  published in Issue 86 (September 2011) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2010 competition was Dr Gareth Dixon.

His paper was entitled “The “ANZAC” Patent – A Bridge too far?” and published in Issue 82 (September 2010) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2009 competition was Ms Devita Pathi.

Her paper was entitled “The Copyright/Design Overlap – will it ever come into fashion? A discussion of the current trend in the law in Australia and New Zealand” and published in Issue 78 (September 2009) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2008 competition was Ms Joanne Steer.

Her paper was entitled ‘Counterfeit Goods, Genuine Problem – Secondary liability for trade mark infringement in Australia’ and published in Issue 74 (September 2008) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2007 competition was Ms Ashleigh Owens.

Her paper was entitled A Rose By Any Other Name:’ Foreign Language Trade Marks in a Multilingual Society and appeared in Issue 71 (December 2007) of the Society’s journal Intellectual Property Forum.

 

The winner of the 2006 competition was Ms Jani McCutcheon.

Her paper was entitled “Copyright protection for fictional literary characters”.

 

The winner of the 2005 competition was Mr Craig Smith.

His paper was entitled “Trade Mark Protection for Product Shape – Where does the public interest lie?”

 

The winners of the 2004 competition were Ms Eliza Saunders and Ms Jasmina Mutabžija.

Their paper was entitled “Patentability, Ordre Public & Morality: the Case of Inventions involving human embryonic stem cells”

 

The winner of the 2003 competition was Ms Isabella Alexander.

Her paper was entitled “Plus Ca Change – Extension of Copyright term in Australia”

 

The winners of the 2002 competition were Dan McLennan and Mr Geoff Adam.

Their paper was entitled “Intellectual Property Licensing and Part IV of the Trade Practices Act”

 

The winner of the 2001 competition was Louise Kellie.

Her paper was entitled “What is in a Name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet … or would it?”

 

The winner of the 2000competition was Louise Longdin.

Her paper was entitled Making the Most of Article 6:Parallel Importing in Australia and New Zealand

 

The winner of the 1999 competition was Andrea Jane.

 

The winner of the 1998 competition was Alison Lam.


Sponsored by The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution in memory of James B. Boskey, an intellectual, humanitarian, Seton Hall University law professor, and mediator.  Professor Boskey became known and beloved world-over for his publication of The Alternative Newsletter, a resource guide on ADR published quarterly. It was in its tenth year when Professor Boskey died in 1999. The publication provided a comprehensive yet very accessible window into the diverse dimensions of the ADR field. In many respects, Professor Boskey-through the alternative newsletter-was the voice of the ADR community.

Purpose of the Boskey ADR Writing Competition
The purpose of the competition is to create greater interest in the field of dispute resolution among all law students of the nation, particularly the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association.

The essay may address any aspect of dispute resolution practice, theory or research that the contestant chooses. Essays are limited to 15-25 typewritten pages, including footnotes or endnotes. The text of the essay must be double-spaced, with twelve-point font and one-inch margins.

First Prize: $1000 to the Competition winner and posting of the winning essay and runner-up online.

Entry Information and Procedures
The 2017 entry deadline is June 16, 2017 Click HERE for the Competition Guidlines and Entry Form

The James Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition is sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution.

The James Boskey ADR Writing Competition is a project of the ADR in Law Schools Committee. The Boskey Writing Competition is Chaired by Professor Peter Reilly, Texas A&M University, School of Law.

Current and Past Winners

2006

Winner:

Carol Pauli
News Media as Mediators
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law


Honorable Mention:

Gillian Goldberg
A Second Look at Community Mediation as a Means to Increase Access to Justice for the Poor
UCLA School of Law

Megan Dunham
Evaluative Mediation: The Usefulness of Evaluative Techniques Within a Mediation
University of California Hastings College of Law

Michelle Robinson
Mediator Certification: Realizing Its Potentials and Coping With Its Limitations
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

2003

Winner:

Henry Abromson
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy: Will Alternative Dispute Resolution Succeed Where the Courts Have Not: A Proposed Solution to an Imperfect System.
Marquette University Law School

Honorable Mention:

Cynthia Miller Jones
NAFTA Chapter 11 Arbitration and The Minimum Standard of Treatment Under NAFTA Chapter 11 Arbitration Article 1105: What Does International Law Guarantee to Investors?

University of California-Hastings College of Law

2000

Winner:

J. Keith Essmeyer, Jr.
Are We Playing the Same Game: The Black Self-Image and Negotiations
University of Missouri College of Law

Honorable Mention:

Lydia Lazar
When Mandatory is not Mandatory: The Case of Eco Swiss China Time Ltd. V Benetton International NV Case C-126/97
Chicago-Kent College of Law

Brenda Tofte
When Public Policy, Public Perception and Public Employment Collide: The Public Policy Exception to the Finality of Arbitration Awards. Why the Narrow Interpretation Best Furthers the Goals of Labor Arbitration City of Minneapolis v. Policy Officers' Federation of Minneapolis.
Hamline University School of Law

Past Graduate Student Division Winners Include:

0 Thoughts to “Copyright Essay Prize

Leave a comment

L'indirizzo email non verrà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *