Legislative Action

Scope of the Committee: To evaluate proposed federal and state legislation and rules, including PTO and Court rules, that may impact patent and other intellectual property issues; to develop positions and recommendations on the proposed legislation and rules for consideration by the NYIPLA Board of Directors; and to communicate the NYIPLA's positions and recommendations to the legislative and rule-making bodies, as approved by the Board.

The NYIPLA Legislative Actions are accessible at http://www.nyipla.org/nyipla/Legislative_Action.asp

Dorothy Auth, Co-Chair Jeffrey Butler, Co-Chair
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP Lonza Inc. / LPB Biotech Segment Head
200 Liberty Street 1.917.951.9944
New York, NY 10281 butler999@gmail.com

Board Liaison Annemarie Hassett 

Members: Daniel Brownstone, Catharina Chin Eng, Robert Isackson, Daniel McGlynn, Colman Ragan, Robert Rando, Irena Royzman, Heather Schneider, Louis Sorell, Peter Thurlow





Committee members have access to view materials, e-mail fellow members, and participate in the discussion board.