Wednesday, 1 February 2017

5 mistakes to avoid in IP student essays ... and not only there

When producing a piece of legal/IP analysis substance is of course important, but so is its presentation.

I have finished marking the scripts of my IP students for this semester and - like every year - there are some common mistakes that tend to be made repeatedly.

Apart from some confusion as regards use of something like "its" and "it's" here are the top formal [but also substantial!] mistakes that should be avoided [and yet appear also in texts produced by qualified lawyers ...]:

Ps: if you are wondering what the ECLI [European Case Law Identifier] citation system is, take a look here.

[Originally published on the IPKat on 1 February 2017]

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