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New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)

Partner Event: The New York Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation 1st Annual Diversity Scholarship Event

  • 10/25/2018
  • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP One Battery Park Plaza, New York NY

The New York Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (NYIPLEF) is pleased to announce the “1st Annual Diversity Scholarship Event” featuring THE SLANTS in support of a great cause - to provide substantial scholarship funds to diverse, outstanding law students. The affair will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP located at One Battery Park Plaza, in downtown New York City.

The evening’s festivities will take place from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m., which will include:

  • Keynote by Simon Tam (1 Credit Diversity & Inclusion and Elimination of Bias in Legal Profession)
  • Live Music Performance by THE SLANTS
  • Silent Auction of fabulous items and opportunities

All net proceeds will benefit the NYIPLEF Diversity Scholarship Fund. Donations can also be made at this site. Inquiries regarding sponsorship opportunities should be directed to Thomas Meloro at or Patrice Jean at

The NYIPLEF is a charitable organization 501(c)(3) whose mission is to promote intellectual property law education in the New York area. The NYIPLEF was established in 2015 but functioned prior to 2015 as a direct scholarship from the New York Intellectual Property Law Association. The Foundation’s diversity scholarships, including the Giles S. Rich Scholarship, are to benefit diverse outstanding law school students in the New York area. The NYIPLEF also periodically grants scholarships to students, professors, institutions or others based in the New York area that have made a significant contribution to the promotion of intellectual property law.

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