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Committee of the Year Awards

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2016 Outstanding Committee of the Year Award Winners:

IPO’s Women in IP Committee
Chair: Laura Sheridan, Google Inc.
Vice Chairs: Mercedes Meyer, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Priya Prasad, Exxon Mobil Corp.
Secretary: Shruti Costales, Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C.
Board Liaison: Barbara Fisher, Lockheed Martin Corp.

 

IPO’s Copyright Law & Anti-Piracy Committee
Chair: Eric Massant, RELX Group
Vice Chair: Katherine Spelman, Lane Powell PC
Secretary: Jenevieve Maerker, Foley Hoag LLP
Board Liaison: Dana Rao, Adobe Systems Inc.

IPO will present the 2016 Outstanding Committee of the Year Award to the Women in IP and Copyright Law & Anti-Piracy Committees at the Annual Meeting in New York, NY during the keynote session on Tuesday, 13 September.  The Outstanding Committee of the Year Award has been given in recognition of outstanding service in promoting reliable, effective, and up-to-date intellectual property systems since 2003.

 

Past Winners

2015
Litigation
U.S. Post-Grant Patent Office Practice

2014
European Practice
U.S. Patent Law

2013
Litigation
U.S. Patent Office Practice

2012
Industrial Designs Committee
International Patent Law & Practice Committee

2011
Standards Setting Committee
Trade Secrets Committee

2010
U.S. Patent Office Practice Committee
U.S. Trademark Law Committee

2009
Discovery Committee

Distinguished Committees of the Year:
Corporate IP Management Committee
Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Issues Committee

2008
IP Licensing Committee

Distinguished Committee of the Year:
Genetic Resources & Traditional Knowledge Committee

2007
Litigation Committee
Damages Committee

2006
Asian Practice

Outstanding Service:
International Trade Commission Committee
Design Rights Committee

2005
Trademark Office Practice Committee
U.S. Trademark Law

Outstanding Service: Amicus Brief Committee

2004
U.S. Patent Office Inter Partes Proceedings Committee

2003
U.S. Patent Office Practice Committee