Last week, President Obama's administration released its new CHALLENGE.GOV website. Today stanford law school announced the Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize -- this year focusing on patent remedies. All Patently-O readers are eligible:
Call for Papers: Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize
Topic: Patent Remedies
Samsung Electronics and Stanford Law School are proud to co-sponsor the inaugural Samsung-Stanford Patent Prizes. We are seeking outstanding papers and paper proposals on the topic of patent remedies. We will award up to seven Prizes in the amount of $10,000 each to academics, lawyers, and other professionals in any field who submit the best papers or abstracts. In addition, we will award up to 12 Prizes in the amount of $5,000 each to full-time students in any field who submit the best papers or abstracts. The winners are expected to attend and participate in a conference on the subject of patent damages to be held at Stanford Law School on February 18, 2011. Travel expenses will not be separately reimbursed, but should be paid out of the prize money.
Applicants should submit a precis of their draft or proposed paper (not to exceed five pages) by email to Brian Love at Stanford Law School (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than October 31, 2010. Winners will be notified by approximately November 15, 2010. To be eligible for the Prize, winners must submit a draft of their paper in advance of the conference, by February 1, 2011.
The purpose of this prize is to encourage new research; eligible papers must not have been published before December 31, 2010.