IP at Pierce Law: Intellectual Property Student Organizations & Activities
Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SIPLA)
SIPLA serves as an information and resource center for students interested in intellectual property. It provides a forum for students to address current intellectual property issues and access to additional academic opportunities focused for IP related career advancement.
Student Licensing Executives Society (LES)
Franklin Pierce Law Center is the home of the first student chapter of the Licensing Executives Society, an international association of business executives and other professionals involved in technology transfer and licensing of intellectual property.
IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review
Pierce Law publishes a JD student-edited quarterly journal entitled, IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review, featuring articles on current intellectual property issues. The most recent issues included a detailed analysis of the current situation regarding security interests in intellectual property, and the resulting article “Proposal for a Centralized and Integrated Registry for Security Interests in Intellectual Property” by Professor William Murphy. More...
Brown Bag Lunches
Students gather informally with faculty, students and staff for an informative cultural exchange at “Brown Bag Lunches.” Students present brief lectures about their country’s culture and customs, and often prepare special foods native to their homeland to be enjoyed during the presentation. Students talk about their country’s economics and government, as well as intellectual property issues in their country.