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

Patent & Trademark Policy Report, Allergan CEO defends Native American tribe maneuver, criticizes IPR process, October 13, 2017 Read More>>


Content & Technology Policy Report, USTR holds hearing on China Section 301 investigation., October 13, 2017 Read More>>


Content & Technology Policy Report, Copyright small claims legislation introduced., October 6, 2017 Read More>>


Patent & Trademark Policy Report, Sen. Hatch outlines patent reform priorities., October 6, 2017 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

NYIPLA Proposes the Supreme Court Should Reaffirm That Conditional Sales of Patented Items Do Not Give Rise to Downstream Patent Exhaustion When the Conditions Are Violated, By Noah Leibowitz, Jonathan Sanders, and Michael Keenan, February 22, 2017 Read More>>

Impression Products INC v. Lexmark International INC., Brief of Amicus Curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association, February 22, 2017 Read More>>

Oracle America, INC. v. Google INC., Brief of Amicus Curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association, February 17, 2017 Read More>>

Legislative Action

Patent & Trademark Policy Report, Allergan CEO defends Native American tribe maneuver, criticizes IPR process, October 13, 2017 Read More>>

Content & Technology Policy Report, USTR holds hearing on China Section 301 investigation., October 13, 2017 Read More>>

Content & Technology Policy Report, Copyright small claims legislation introduced., October 6, 2017 Read More>>

The Report

Notable Trademark Decisions, By Michael Kraich, Pina M. Campagna, and Scott Greenberg, April/May 2017 Read More>>

95th Annual Judges Dinner in Honor of the Federal Judiciary, , April/May 2017 Read More>>

PTAB Developments Involving CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology, By Heather M. Schneider and Michael W. Johnson, April/May 2017 Read More>>