IPO Education Foundation Announces 2013 IP Video Contest Finalists
Visit the Contest Website and Vote for Winners!
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation has announced the finalists in its 2013 IP Video Contest. The finalists’ videos are posted on the contest website (www.ipvideocontest.com) for public voting. Visit the contest website, view the finalists’ videos, and cast a vote! The deadline to vote for winners is August 15, 2013. The public will determine one winner in the two younger categories and the second winner will be selected by the Foundation Board of Directors. New this Year- the winner of the 19 years and over category will be chosen solely by public voting!
Now in its third year, the video contest was created to educate teens and the public at large about the importance of the patent system. Contestants are competing in three age categories (thirteen to fifteen years old; sixteen to eighteen years old; nineteen years and over) for $5,000 in cash prizes or scholarships.
The Foundation’s mission is to broaden the public’s understanding and appreciation of systems for the development, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. The Foundation would like to extend a special thanks to this year’s video contest award sponsors: Qualcomm, Inc., Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner for their support of IP education!
Finalists in the 13-15 year old category:
1. Kieran Arora; Plymouth, MN
2. Mackenzie Karnstein; Portland, OR
3. Mohammad Syed; Houston, TX
Finalists in the 16-18 year old category:
1. Katherine Lin; Holmdel, NJ
2. Travis Wolf; New Albany, OH
3. Samantha Burns; Naples, FL
4. Stu Sufrin; Skokie, IL
Finalists in the 19+ category:
1. Ted Sim; Los Angeles, CA
2. Brandon Metcalf; Anaheim, CA
3. Justin Arwood; Weatherford, OK
About IPO Education Foundation
Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation, a non-profit subsidiary of Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), was established in 2005 to educate the public on the importance of intellectual property rights to the economy.
Donations to the foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. To find out more about IPO Education Foundation programs or to make a donation, visit www.ipoef.org or call 202/507-4500.
SOURCE Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation