Saturday, January 17, 2009

$2,000, $750, $500 Law and Technology -- February 28, 2009

The content of this notice appears at the web site of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.

Spring 2009 Writing Competition

The Berkeley Technology Law Journal is soliciting entries for our annual student writing competition. We will accept submissions from JD candidates on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of law and technology, including but not limited to: intellectual property, antitrust, First Amendment, entertainment and new media, telecommunications, biotechnology, internet, and cybercrime. First prize .... $2,000. The winning article will also be published in the Fall 2009 issue if it meets the Journal’s publication standards. The submission deadline is February 28, 2009.

For more information, please see the Writing Competition Poster (400kb PDF) and the Submission Coversheet (120kb Word Document).


Titles of last year's winning submissions:

School Administrators as Cyber Censors: Cyber Speech and First Amendment Rights

Betting on Prohibition: The Federal Government’s Approach to Internet Gambling (University of Houston entrant)

First Amendment Rights In “Copyright-Like” Protections: Pushing The Traditional Contours Of Copyright Law


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