NYIPLA Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting will be held at The Union League Club on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 
and will bring together innovators and professionals from the judiciary, 
academia, corporate counsel, and leaders in the IP community. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available and can be viewed HERE.

*Registration for the Committee Meetings and Annual Meeting of Members is required and is free for members. To register, please click HERE.

List of Nominations

Statement of Purpose for Proposed Amendments to Bylaws

REDLINE Proposed Amendments to NYIPLA Bylaws


 Program Schedule & Materials

2:00 p.m.

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
CLE Program (Register HERE)

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
*Committee Meetings

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
*Annual Meeting of Members

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Board Meeting

5:30 p.m. 
Cocktail Reception

6:30 p.m.

Awards Dinner


Keynote Fireside Chat

Hon. Scott R. Boalick, Chief Judge, USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board




2024 Honorees

Inventor of the Year 
Dr. Eren Kurshan, Princeton University

Community Service Award 
Hon. Garrett E. Brown Jr. (Ret.)Former Chief Judge for the District Court of New Jersey, JAMS

Lifetime Achievement Award
Melvin C. GarnerLeason Ellis LLP, NYIPLA Past President 2003-2004

Volunteer of the Year Award 
Jennifer Rea DeneaultGroombridge, Wu, Baughman & Stone LLP