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Scholarship in Intellectual Property at Queen Mary University of London, UK

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June 01, 2015

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Queen Mary University of London is inviting applications for PhD scholarship to undertake research in the area of Intellectual Property (IP). The award covers three years of study while in full time enrollment, subject to satisfactory annual progress reports. The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate. In addition, an award of around £15,000 per year (reviewed annually) will be paid to the recipient on a monthly basis throughout the calendar year starting from September 2015. The application deadline is 1 June, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is available to undertake research in the area of Intellectual Property (IP). The research topic should focus on one of the following themes: IPRs and public international law/private international law; IPRs and intangible cultural/scientific heritage; IPRs and human rights; Doctrine of functionality; The role of intellectual property law in promoting and regulating art; intersection of international trade and intellectual property law (e.g. Patents and Trade in Stem Cells; Trade Marks and Tobacco Plain Packaging); intellectual property transactions (e.g. Licensing of Broadcasting Rights for Premier League matches); interrelationship of TRIPS with regional and national Law (e.g. TRIPS and the European Patent Convention); philosophy of intellectual property; primary and secondary markets in IP; Art 102 TFEU applied to “double identity” TM cases; property rights in persona; enforcement of IP; exhaustion and licensing.
Course Level: Scholarship is awarded for pursuing PhD at Queen Mary University of London.
Scholarship Provider: Queen Mary University of London, UK
Eligibility: The Herchel Smith PhD Scholarship Programme recognizes and supports exceptional full-time students who show the potential to make an outstanding contribution to intellectual property law. This programme supports PhD students in intellectual property law and those working at the intersection of intellectual property law and other areas of sciences and humanities.The award is for new applicants who will enrol at the start of the coming academic year, in September 2015. Therefore, current PhD students who enrolled prior to September are not eligible to apply for the award.
Scholarship Open for International Students: This PhD scholarship is open to both UK and non-EU applicants.
Scholarship Description: New PhD students undertaking full-time research in the area of Intellectual Property (IP) can apply for a Herchel Smith Scholarship to start in the 2015-16 academic year. The award covers three years of study while in full time enrollment, subject to satisfactory annual progress reports.The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate. It is therefore open to both UK and non-EU applicants. In addition, an award of around £15,000 per year (reviewed annually) will be paid to the recipient on a monthly basis throughout the calendar year starting from September 2015.
Duration of award(s): The award covers three years of study while in full time enrollment, subject to satisfactory annual progress reports.
What does it cover? The award will cover all tuition fees whether at the Home/EU rate or the overseas rate. In addition, an award of around £15,000 per year (reviewed annually) will be paid to the recipient on a monthly basis throughout the calendar year starting from September 2015.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Decisions will be made in the following month.
How to Apply: Applications from applicants who have completed the application process for the law PhD programme and who have submitted all the required supporting documentation.S end your completed paper-based Herchel Smith Awards Research Proposal Outline only direct to the School of Law by email to: g.skehan-at-qmul.ac.uk or by post.
 
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