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World IP Day Essay Contest

Monday, April 17, 2017  
Posted by: The Copyright Society
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Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day. The event was established in 2000 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to raise awareness on patents, copyright, trademarks and designs. Each year, a message or theme is associated with the event. For 2017 the chosen theme is Innovation - Improving Lives.
 
In the spirit of the WIPO, we have created an essay contest in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of our members.
 
Essays must be 700 words or less offering an answer to:
   
What do you think should be the priorities for future innovation?

 

Entries must be received by April 21, 2017 to Roger Neves at rogerio@csusa.org. The winner will be announced on April 26.
 

PRIZES:

 
1st Prize: $100 dollars credit towards delivery from Postmates
 
2nd Prize: $50 dollars credit towards delivery from Postmates
 
3rd Prize: $25 dollars credit towards delivery from Postmates

 

 

Official Rules:

·         Essays must be 700 words or less in English

·         Essays must be original and unpublished. Plagiarized entries will be rejected.

·         Essays must be written by one person. Co-authored essays are not accepted.

·         Entrant retains copyright to the essay subject to the Copyright Society of the USA non-exclusive right to publish, reproduce, display, distribute and exhibit the essay for the purpose of announcing the winning essay on its website and social media platforms. Credit will be provided to the winner.


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