Award Details

Award Name

Robert C. Watson Award

Submission Deadline


Possible Recipients


Open To
  • Student
Award Sponsor

American Intellectual Property Law Association

To be eligible for consideration, the article must have been written solely by a student or students either in full-time attendance at a law school (day or evening) or prepared in connection with a law school course. The article must be submitted to the American Intellectual Property Law Association on or before June 30, 2022. Papers should be approximately the equivalent of 10 law review pages, including footnotes (30 - 40 pages typed copy). Submission must be made in PDF or text format. Submission must include the submitter’s name, current address, current telephone number, and employment information, if applicable.

Submit articles to:

American intellectual Property Law Association, Watson Award Competition,  

Important Dates

Important Date

Submission Deadline

Award Prizes

Other Prize
The winner will receive reasonable expense reimbursement to attend the AIPLA Annual Meeting, October 27 – 29, 2022 in Washington DC, to receive their award.