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

Content & Technology Policy Report, Senate Judiciary holds hearing on Music Modernization Act., May 11, 2018 Read More>>


Patent & Trademark Policy Report, House Judiciary Committee to hold USPTO oversight hearing., May 18, 2018 Read More>>


Content & Technology Policy Report, Bipartisan group of Senators introduce Music Modernization Act., May 11, 2018 Read More>>


Patent & Trademark Policy Report, New Democrat Coalition upset by lack of USTR engagement on NAFTA., May 11, 2018 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

Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC v. Willowood, LLC., By: Melvin Garner, Marty Schwimmer, Robert Isackson Lauren Emerson, and Ksenia Takhistova, May 7, 2018 Read More>>

Supreme Court in SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu Holds that PTAB Must Address All Challenged Claims in IPR Proceedings, By: Charles R. Macedo, David P. Goldberg and Christopher Lisiewski, April 30, 2018 Read More>>

Supreme Court in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greenes Energy Group, LLC, Holds that Inter Partes Review Is Constitutional, By: Charles R. Macedo, Jung Hahm and David P. Goldberg, April 30, 2018 Read More>>

Legislative Action

Content & Technology Policy Report, Senate Judiciary holds hearing on Music Modernization Act., May 11, 2018 Read More>>

Patent & Trademark Policy Report, House Judiciary Committee to hold USPTO oversight hearing., May 18, 2018 Read More>>

Content & Technology Policy Report, Bipartisan group of Senators introduce Music Modernization Act., May 11, 2018 Read More>>

The Report

Notable Trademark Decisions, By: Scott Greenberg and Michael Kraich, Winter Issue 2017-2018 Read More>>

Patent Litigation Alert: Federal Circuit Court Clarifies Regular And Established Business For Venue Purposes in In re Cray Inc., By: Anthony Lo Cicero and Richard Mandaro, Winter Issue 2017-2018 Read More>>

October/November 2017 IP Media Links, By: Jayson Cohen, Winter Issue 2017-2018 Read More>>