Scholarship and Prizes
The Robert J. Burton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student of law for study and research on copyright or other laws involving music, art, and literature or laws affecting communications. The fellowship was established in memory of Judge Robert Burton ’37, who was for many years president of Broadcast Music, Inc., a leading member of the copyright bar and a frequent participant in the Law School’s IP seminars.
The Carroll G. Harper Prize, established in 1983 in memory of Carroll Harper ’52, is awarded annually to the member of the graduating class who has attained the highest standards of achievement in intellectual property studies and writing.
The Andrew D. Fried Memorial Prize, established in memory of a 1984 graduate, is awarded annually for the best student essay on a subject in the field of intellectual property and related law published in the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts during the preceding year.