Grant applications for Federal Court and USPTO
Interns Now Being Accepted
What is the grant?
Grants up to $3,000 are available for a limited number of law students to serve as interns for at least six weeks in the Houston offices of a U.S. District Court Judge or a U.S. Magistrate Judge at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, or at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Who is Eligible?
Full-time students at the University of Houston Law Center, the Thurgood Marshall School of Law or the South Texas College of Law, who:
How do I apply?
Send a resume, a letter describing your interest in intellectual property law, a letter from the court or USPTO stating that the recipient has been accepted for an internship and a description of any special circumstances you would like considered to:
Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
600 Travis, Ste 3400
Houston, TX 77002-2926
When do I apply?
Applications can be made at any time after a student has obtained an internship and before it is completed.
The receipt of this grant is dependent upon the completion of the terms and conditions of the internship. The recipient will also be required to write a short letter to HIPLA at the end of the internship reviewing the internship experience.