Irell Attorneys Honored with Burton Writing Award

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May 2016

Benjamin Hattenbach and Joshua Glucoft were selected to receive a 2016 "Distinguished Legal Writing Award" from The Burton Awards for their article, “Patents In An Era Of Infinite Monkeys And Artificial Intelligence,” which was published in the Stanford Technology Law Review (19 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 32).

The Burton Awards, a non-profit program in association with the Library of Congress co-sponsored by the American Bar Association, selected 35 winners from published articles submitted by the nation's top 1,000 law firms.

The Academic Board, which reviewed articles published within the past year, was led by Virginia Wise of Harvard Law School. Other committee members include Jeanne Merino, Stanford Law School; Judge Edward Forstenzer, California Superior Court (retired); Lindsay Sturges Saffouri, UC Berkeley School of Law; William Ryan, former Chair of the White House Plain Language Committee; and William C. Burton, Founder and Chair of the event.

To read the article, click here. To view The Burton Awards press release, go here.