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 NYIPLA’s 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, USPTO Director Lee says she is “open” to continuing in her current position under a Trump Administration, December 2, 2016 Read More>>


ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, Rep. Walden wins gavel of House Energy and Commerce committee, December 2, 2016 Read More>>


ACG Patent & Trademark Policy Report, The Internet Association sends letter to President-elect Trump urging patent venue and litigation reform, November 18, 2016 Read More>>


ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, Sen. Thune, Reps. Upton and Walden ask FCC Chairman Wheeler to table “controversial” actions until new Congress, November 18, 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

Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., Brief of Amicus Curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association in Support of Neither Party, July 22, 2016 Read More>>

MCM Portfolio LLC v. Hewlett-Packard Company, Brief of Amicus Curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association in Support of Neither Party, May 31, 2016 Read More>>

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>>

Legislative Action

ACG Patent & Trademark Policy Report, USPTO Director Lee says she is “open” to continuing in her current position under a Trump Administration, December 2, 2016 Read More>>

ACG Content & Technology Policy Report, Rep. Walden wins gavel of House Energy and Commerce committee, December 2, 2016 Read More>>

ACG Patent & Trademark Policy Report, The Internet Association sends letter to President-elect Trump urging patent venue and litigation reform, November 18, 2016 Read More>>

Media

NYIPLA Reply Comments to the U.S. Copyright Office, “Section 1201 Study: Request for Additional Comments Docket No. 2015-8 81 FR 66296 (Sept. 27, 2016), November 16, 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>>

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 Court’s argument in Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, February 25, 2016 Read More>>

The Report

The Federal Circuit Considers the Patent Litigation Venue Standard, By Walter M. Egbert, III, April/May 2016 Report (1-3,5) Read More>>

Remarks of Judge Leonard Davis, Former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Upon Receiving the NYIPLA’s Outstanding Public Service Award at the 94th Annual Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary, By Judge Leonard Davis, April/May 2016 Report (8) Read More>>

April/May 2016 IP Media Links, By Jayson L. Cohen, April/May 2016 Report (10) Read More>>