FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 26, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, one of the world's largest intellectual property firms, announced today that applications for its Diversity Scholarship are now being accepted.
The Finnegan Diversity Scholarship provides financial support to qualified diverse students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law. “Diversity and inclusion are integral parts of Finnegan’s culture,” said Tim Henderson, Finnegan’s Chief Recruitment and Professional Development Officer. “For more than 10 years, the Diversity Scholarship has been awarded to law students who are a reflection of the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the IP community.”
The Scholarship award of $15,000 may be applied to costs associated with normal tuition and fees (such as, but not limited to, student activity fees; law school or university fees, and administrative fees). The scholarship recipient will also join the firm as a 2020 2L summer associate in one of its domestic offices (Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Palo Alto, CA; Reston, VA; or Washington, DC). The scholarship may be renewed if an associate offer is extended and accepted for Fall 2021.
In addition to a demonstrated commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law, selection criteria include exceptional academic performance at the undergraduate, graduate (if applicable), and law school level; a degree in life sciences/chemistry, engineering, or computer science, or substantial prior trademark experience; relevant work experience; community service; leadership skills; and special accomplishments.
Applications are due no later than February 8, 2019 and are available by clicking here. They are also available through the Career Development Offices at the nation’s top law schools.
Timothy M. Henderson, Chief Recruitment & Professional Development Officer
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Atlanta, Boston, London, Palo Alto, Reston, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, and Washington, DC, the firm practices all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to European patents and trade marks, international trade, portfolio management, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit www.finnegan.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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