ABOUT NYIPLA

ABOUT NYIPLA

The Association is a recognized leader in IP education, professional development and networking opportunities that can and will enrich your practice. Participation in the NYIPLAís wide range of programs and committee activities will keep you up-to-date on the latest developments in intellectual property law.

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NYIPLA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

NYIPLA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Take advantage of volunteering for one of our many committees! You will have the opportunity to be part of a professionally rewarding activity and develop a strong network that will endure throughout your career.

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NYIPLA ACTIVITIES

NYIPLA ACTIVITIES

The Association has a combined total of twenty-two active Committees and Delegates, whose scope covers all aspects of intellectual property law and practice and related topics, including alternative dispute resolution, legislative oversight and amicus briefs, meetings and forums, and continuing legal education.

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NYIPLA News

ACG Patent & Trademark Policy Report, The House passes the Defend Trade Secrets Act, April 29, 2016 Read More>>


ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte announces next steps for copyright reform, April 29, 2016 Read More>>


ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, House Judiciary Committee passes trade secrets bill, April 22, 2016 Read More>>


NYIPLA Urges the Supreme Court to Clarify Mayo in Sequenom, Inc. v. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., Amicus Brief in support of a petition for a writ of certiorari by Sequenom, Inc., April 19, 2016 Read More>>


Welcome to the New York Intellectual Property Law Association

The New York Intellectual Property Law Association, or NYIPLA as it is known, is a bar association principally composed of lawyers interested in patent, trademark and copyright law who live or work in the jurisdictions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, namely New York, Connecticut and Vermont, and the District of New Jersey.

Established in 1922, NYIPLA members are in private, corporate and government practice.† They reflect a full spectrum of specialized and general law firms of all sizes, as well as many fields of industry. Members of the Judiciary are ex officio Honorary Members.

The Association promotes the development and administration of intellectual property and related laws. It provides its membership with an opportunity to make their views known and to advance the knowledge of legal professionals, the judiciary, government and the public.

Amicus Brief

Sequenom, Inc., v. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., Natera, Inc., and DNA Diagnostics Center, Inc., Brief of Amicus Curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association in Support of Petitioner, April 19, 2016 Read More>>

Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, Patent and Trademark Office, Brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Association as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, February 25, 2016 Read More>>

NYIPLA Urges Supreme Court to Restore Patent Term Guaranteed by Congress, Brief of New York Intellectual Property Law Association as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, December 17, 2015 Read More>>

Legislative Action

ACG Patent & Trademark Policy Report, The House passes the Defend Trade Secrets Act, April 29, 2016 Read More>>

ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte announces next steps for copyright reform, April 29, 2016 Read More>>

ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, House Judiciary Committee passes trade secrets bill, April 22, 2016 Read More>>

Media

NYIPLA Urges the Supreme Court to Clarify Mayo in Sequenom, Inc. v. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., Amicus Brief in support of a petition for a writ of certiorari by Sequenom, Inc., April 19, 2016 Read More>>

NYIPLA Urges Supreme Court to Reverse Federal Circuit Decision Restricting Judicial Review of Ultra Vires Conduct by PTO in IPRs, Amicus Brief on the merits in advance of the Supreme Courtís argument in Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, February 25, 2016 Read More>>

NYIPLA Update: En Banc Opinion from the Fed. Cir. in Lexmark v. Impression, The Federal Circuit, En Banc, Maintains Prior Law on Patent Exhaustion in Lexmark v. Impression, as NYIPLA Amicus Brief Advocates, February 16, 2016 Read More>>

The Report

The Biosimilar Patent Dance: The Steps We Can Skip, The Steps We Must Follow, The Steps We Still Need To Learn, by Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff, February/March 2016 Report (1-6) Read More>>

A Mixed Bag at the PTAB for Biosimilar Applicants, by Paul A. Calvo, Ph.D., February/March 2016 Report (9-11) Read More>>

Donít Wait to Be Asked to the Patent Dance in Canada: Biosimilars Litigation in the United States and Canada, By Melissa M. Dimilta and Emily P. Kettel, February/March 2016 Report (12-14) Read More>>