Brit Won the National IP Student Award
Fordham Law Alumnus of ’07 and previous IPLJ Editor in Chief Britton “Brit” Payne was named the 2007 winner of the national ABA-AIPLA’s Jan Jancin Award. Each year, this recognition is given to one third year law student who excels in the area of intellectual property law. “The Jancin Award recognizes students who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in intellectual property law courses and activities over his or her law school career,” said Hugh Hansen, Fordham Law Professor and Director of the Annual Conference on International Intellectual Property. “By winning, Brit denominates the best of the best.”
Payne’s accomplishments include serving as editor in chief of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal and secretary of the Entertainment Law Studies Association. One of his papers on copyright law was recognized with a Second Place Nathan Burkan Memorial Prize through the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, and he graduated with the Thomas F. Reddy, Jr. Prize for earning the highest grades in intellectual property courses.
Payne will be presented with his award, which includes a $5,000 cash prize, at the upcoming ABA-IPLE Meeting in San Francisco, CA. He will begin working as a Copyright Litigation Associate at Darby & Darby P.C. this September.’,’Brit Won the National IP Student Award!