Established in 1997 as a
fitting memorial to the first Chairman and president of
MARQUES, the Lewis
Gaze Memorial Scholarship seeks to identify and recognise academic
achievement in the field of intellectual property law with special reference
to trade marks and brand management.
Entries are invited from
students following appropriate undergraduate or postgraduate courses in a
recognised College or University nominated by the MARQUES Council of the
country in which the Annual Conference is to be held.
Following acceptance of the
nomination by the Head of the Faculty at the academic institution concerned,
invitations are extended by them to up to 20 students to submit entries in
the form of extended essays/dissertations of not less the 10,000 words.
Initial assessment of all entries received is conducted by the academic
institution concerned. All entries, together with recommendations for the
award of three Scholarships, are then submitted to the
Following moderation of the
entries and consideration of the recommendations of the institution, the
MARQUES Council decides the names of the recipients of the three prizes.
All entrants are invited, as
guests of MARQUES, to attend the full professional programme of the current
year's Annual Conference. The presentation of Award takes place in front of
the international gathering of Conference delegates during the course of the