The Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA) is proud to announce that it is seeking applicants for the 2021 Diversity Fellowship.

LAIPLA created the Diversity Fellowship to increase the number of IP practitioners from underrepresented backgrounds. For 2021, LAIPLA is proud to announce that Morrison & Foerster LLP (the “Sponsor”) will graciously sponsor the Diversity Fellowship Program. The Diversity Fellowship will be hosted by Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (“Host”). The selected recipient of the Diversity Fellowship will receive a stipend of $7,500, and gain an invaluable opportunity to build contacts with IP practitioners and experience in the field.

Download LAIPLA Diversity Fellowship Application

Applicants can refer to the application for additional information on the Fellowship requirements and guidelines. Completed applications must be received by Sunday, April 4, 2021. Please email completed applications to Jennifer So.

Should you have any questions, applicants may also contact the below individuals:
Chris Jackson
Jennifer So

Diversity Fellowship 2021 Host Sponsors


Diversity Fellowship 2021 Sponsors


2019 Fellowship Recipients: Skylar Williams and Jean Hyun
2018 Fellowship Recipients: Chloe Stepney and Joe Barrientos
2017 Fellowship Recipient: Tim Tran
2016 Fellowship Recipients: Cathy Pham & Jennifer Tsai
2015 Fellowship Recipient: Daniel Latimer