The Institute for Information Law and Policy Graduate Fellowship is a one-year position that rewards a recent Law School graduate who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the study of intellectual property and technology law. The Graduate Fellow acts as liaison between the Institute and current Law School students, Institute alumni, and the larger legal community. The position offers a recent graduate the opportunity to design a program of study consistent with the Fellow's professional interests and the Institute's mission, as well as develop legal and practice management skills.
Current Graduate Fellow
Nyasha S. Foy, Esq.
Nyasha S. Foy is a 2012 graduate of New York Law School. During her second and third years of law school, Nyasha served as a student research fellow with the Institute. Nyasha has demonstrated a passion for intellectual property law, specifically related to copyright policy and the music industry. During her tenure as student research fellow, she started ForTheRechord.com, New York Law School's blog on the intersection of music and law, where she served as its first Editor and Contributing Writer. In addition, Nyasha was appointed and served as the student liaison for the New York State Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law and Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law sections. She also served two-terms on the board with the National Black Law Students Association, Northeast Region as Director of Membership (2010-2011) and Vice Chair (2011-2012). As a member of New York Law School's Moot Court Association, Nyasha participated in the International Trademark Association's Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition and the National Entertainment Moot Court Competition at Pepperdine University School of Law. Nyasha is a graduate of Wesleyan University, recieving her B.A. in Music and French, and is pursuing a career in business and legal affairs within the music and entertainment industries. She is admitted to the New York bar and passed the February 2013 California bar exam. Nyasha's graduate study will focus on growth and limitations on the music subscription marketplace as a result of copyright law, from a legal, economic, and entrepreneurial perspective.