Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Food and Drug Law; $4,000 (2) and $1,000 (2); deadline June 12, 2009

Food and Drug Law; $4,000 (2) and $1,000 (2); deadline June 12, 2009

[This notice is comprised of excerpts from http://www.fdli.org/edu/hthomas.html]

The Food and Drug Law Institute
2009 Writing Competitions
H. Thomas Austern Memorial Writing Competitions for Law Students

The Competitions
The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) sponsors the Writing Competitions to encourage law students interested in the areas of law that affect foods, drugs, devices, cosmetics, and biologics. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the Food and Drug Law Journal.

There are two competitions – one for papers with a maximum of 40 pages, and one for papers between 41 and 100 pages. Papers longer than 100 pages will not be accepted.

Titles of 2008 winning essays:

Short Paper Competition (< style="font-style: italic;">Direct Final Rulemaking in the FDA: Lessons from the First Decade

Second Place
Pathways To Patents: Applying the Written Description Requirement Doctrine
To Patents On Biological Pathways

Long Paper Competition (40-100 pages)
First Place
FDA’s Proposed Regulations to Expand Access to Investigational Drugs for Treatment Use: The Status Quo in the Guise of Reform

Second Place
Why Researchers Might Have a Legal Duty to Disclose Individual Research Findings to Research Subjects

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