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Travel Scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law

OpenJaw Technologies (OpenJaw), located in Dublin’s city centre, is offering a one-week internship in the field of Intellectual Property/Information Technology to a Bangor law student, to be taken in July this year.

The internship is supported by a particularly generous Welsh Livery Company (WLC) Travel Scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law. The scholarship, created in memory of the late Professor Eric Sunderland, former Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University, is worth £1,000 (approx. €1,350). 

OpenJaw is a global leader in delivering online retail technology and services to the travel industry. The company produces software for the airlines and tourism sectors. This software enables airlines, hotels, online travel agencies and loyalty programs to easily market, promote and sell their products. For further information on the company, visit

The successful applicant will work directly with OpenJaw’s in-house counsel and can expect exposure to the following aspects of IP/IT Law:

  • Software Licence agreements
  • Interim service agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Updating the company’s data protection policy
  • Maintaining executed contracts on a dedicated database

Students interested in applying should send the following documents to Dr Mark Hyland by email only on or before Wednesday 15th April 2015 ( 

  • An up-to-date CV [please ensure it contains the following: all academic grades obtained so far, including overall grades (whether awarded in Bangor University or elsewhere); A-Level grades; and mobile telephone number]
  • A short letter of motivation (maximum 250 words) explaining how the OpenJaw internship will develop and benefit your (future) career
  • A short essay (1000 words maximum) titled ‘Copyright and the Internet are Uneasy Bedfellows’
  • Completed Forms 5A and 5B (These Welsh Livery Company forms are attached below)
  • An indicative budget (referred to in Form 5A) 

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Publication date: 27 March 2015