The 6th edition of the ALAI European Authors’ Right Award – supported by GESAC, has been launched
Are you a law student currently studying or researching authors’ right/copyright? If so, we encourage you to apply for the 6th edition of the ALAI European Authors’ Right Award – supported by GESAC!
In order to inspire the next generation of Intellectual Property experts, GESAC and ALAI are launching the 6th edition of the ALAI European Authors’ Right Award – supported by GESAC in the 2023/2024 academic year. Read about the award’s previous editions here.
The prize, which amounts €2,000 to the winner and €1,000 to the second winner (if awarded), is awarded annually to the best essay related to authors’ rights/copyright with a European dimension.
The candidates must be under the age of 35, students/researcher (see full eligibility criteria), and they must send a one-page summary of the essay before 15 November 2023. The short-listed candidates will have to send their essays before 15 February 2024. The winner will be announced in the first week of April 2024.
Students of all nationalities are welcome to apply.
The jury for the 2024 edition of the award is chaired by Professor Frank Gotzen, President of ALAI and is comprised of two ALAI representatives:
• Paul Torremans, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Nottingham
• Raquel Xalabarder, Catedràtica de Propietat Intellectual, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
and two representatives of GESAC:
• Caroline Bonin, Head of Legal Affairs, SACEM
• Gábor Faludi, outside Counsel for Artisjus, Associate Professor ELTE Law School Civil Law Department
The jury reserves the right not to name a winner if the quality of the essays is deemed insufficient.
Questions, application forms, abstracts, and essays are to be sent to: email@example.com