Intellectual Property Owners Association

Serving the Global Intellectual Property Community


Industrial Designs Committee


The IPO Industrial Designs Committee will focus its work on identifying challenges in industrial design intellectual property (IDIP) ownership. The Committee will also focus on educating IPO members, the judiciary and other stakeholders regarding the value of IDIP ownership, the impact of relevant changes in the legal landscape of each of the various jurisdictions, and any new proactive measures owners and practitioners should take to maximize the potential benefits from IDIP ownership. In doing so, the Committee will monitor and review United States and foreign legislation, case law, and rule changes, and will proactively submit comments and recommendations for protecting IDIP in various jurisdictions, particularly the United States, Europe, Japan and China. Further, the Committee will coordinate its activities with other relevant IPO Committees.

Committee Roster

Chair: Jaime Lemons, Nike, Inc.
Vice Chair: Elizabeth Diane Ferrill, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Vice Chair: Bart Fisher, Caterpillar Inc.
Vice Chair: Anthony Michael Prenol, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Secretary: Daniel A. Gajewski, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, PLLC
Board Liaison: Louis Foreman, Enventys
Staff Liaison: Thomas S. Valente, Intellectual Property Owners Association


 Lisa Anne Adelson
 Crowell & Moring, LLP

 Joseph Anderson, III
 Ballard Spahr LLP

 Dunstan Barnes
 McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

 Kevin J. Beach
 Google Inc.

 Samuel F. Breeze
 Lee & Hayes

 Thomas J. Burger
 Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP

 Christopher V. Carani
 McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

 Ken Davis
 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

 James Dottavio

 Tracy-Gene Durkin
 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, PLLC

 John C. Evans
 Jones Day

 Cory W. Fisher
 Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

 Timothy P. Fletcher
 One BusinessDesign, LLC

 Gary L. Griswold

 William Gvoth
 Harrity & Harrity, LLP

 Reed Hablinski
 HP Inc.

 Kevin Hawkes

 John Hemmer
 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

 Alan Herda
 Haynes and Boone, LLP

 Jessie Herrera
 Patterson & Sheridan, LLP

 Quin Hoellwarth
 Apple Inc.

 Richard Jackson
 Carpmaels & Ransford LLP

 Benjamin Johnson
 Perkins Coie, LLP

 Robert S. Katz
 Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

 Jonathan Kwok
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Paul Leblond
 Google Inc.

 James Longwell
 Gowling WLG

 Wilson Mathew
 HP Inc.

 Charles L. Mauro CHFP
 Mauro New Media

 Richard J. McKenna
 Foley & Lardner LLP

 Ned McMahon
 Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

 Enrique J. Mora
 Siemens Corp.

 Jeffrey L. Myers
 Apple Inc.

 Damon A. Neagle
 Design IP

 Karin J. Norton
 Samsung Electronics

 Sandra Nowak
 3M Innovative Properties Co.

 Fidel D. Nwamu

 Andrew O'Brien
 Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

 George Raynal
 Saidman Design Law Group

 David Aaron Rood
 Foley & Lardner LLP

 Perry J. Saidman
 Saidman Design Law Group

 Paul L. Sharer
 Jones Day

 Tracy A. Stitt
 Jones Day

 Richard S. Stockton
 Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

 Cooper C. Woodring
 Woodring Design

Non-Voting Member:Ola Adekunle, Google Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Andrew Claerbout, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP
Non-Voting Member:Chris George, Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
Non-Voting Member:Tina Nguyen, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Non-Voting Member:Lili Wu, Han Kun Law Offices

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