State Bar of Texas IP Section Scholarship Awardees

This year, like our previously years, the scholarship committee had a very difficult time picking the scholarship winners from the many incredibly impressive applicants who submitted applications.

We are pleased to introduce our awardees for 2021: Lyell Anderson and Kelsey Eyanson.

Lyell lives in Austin and attends The University of Texas School of Law. He received a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Baylor. Lyell passed the USPTO bar exam his first semester of law school and intends to handle both patent prosecution and patent litigation matters in his future legal career.
Congratulations Lyell!
Kelsey lives in Houston and attends The University of Houston Law Center. She received a bachelor of science in chemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. She currently ranks second in her law school class.
Congratulations Kelsey!

The SBOT IP Section awards two $5,000 scholarships to eligible law students. The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage law students who have not traditionally been represented in the IP law practice to enter the field of IP law in Texas by providing financial assistance to help defray the expenses of law school.

Our criteria include:

  • Scholastic merit
  • Financial need
  • Membership in traditionally underrepresented socio-economic groups in IP law
  • Demonstrative interest in IP law
  • Texas roots