Hilton Wins Second Prize in Burkan Memorial Competition

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced Scott C. Hilton as the $250 Second Prize winner in the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition, an annual tradition of the organization since 1938. Hilton, whose winning essay was titled “Free and Open Source Software: How Free are the Nonliteral Elements?”, has amassed other accolades including “Best Oralist” in the Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition as well as recipient of the Robert C. Byrd Scholarship and the Heritage Scholarship. Hilton is expected to graduate from S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2009, after which he will work as a patent attorney at the law firm of Kuhzler and McKenzie.