Congratulations to our IP Section Scholarship Winner: Kristen Van Dyke! Kristen is a 3L at the University of Georgia. The IP Section scholarship awards $5,000.00 to a deserving law student based on several considerations, including a nominee’s personal statement, resume, GPA, involvement in IP organizations, involvement in IP scholastic initiatives, and prior IP experience. We are [...]
Become an IP Section 2020 Sponsor! For details on annual sponsorship levels and benefits. Click here for details on annual sponsorship levels and benefits. A special thanks to Alston & Bird for becoming a 2020 IP Section sponsor.
This is a great way for patent agents to benefit from the IP Law Section’s educational and pro bono opportunities and networking events throughout the year. To register: http://georgiaip.org/livesite/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IP-Patent-Agent-Form.pdf.
Please consider volunteering at the upcoming Saturday Lawyer Program Clinic at the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. This Nov. 23rd event (from 9 am-12:30 pm) is co-sponsored by the IP Section and the YLD Committee and will be held at the offices of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. Please contact Jason Cooper (email@example.com) for event details. [...]
Reminder: The IP Law Section’s Annual IP Gala will be held February 22, 2019. Registration is open! Click here to purchase a table or individual tickets. For additional help in reserving a table please contact Lane Sosebee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is officially open for the 2018 IP Institute, to be held September 20-22, 2018 in Amelia Island, Florida! Take advantage of the Early Bird rate of $395 by registering prior to Aug. 1, 2018. The registration fee after Aug. 1, is $470. Click here to register for the program.
Georgia State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, in collaboration with the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association IP Sections, are pleased to announce that they are accepting nominations for the 2018 Intellectual Property Legends Award. The IP Legends Award brings well-deserved recognition to outstanding members of the intellectual property community. [...]
The Georgia State University / Georgia Tech Intellectual Property Community Service Awards are given to recognize members of the IP community who have made outstanding contributions to community service. The nomination deadline is Monday, April 17, 2017. Nominees should meet criteria such as: Demonstrating an outstanding commitment to community service (e.g., longstanding record of, or recent significant [...]
On April 21, 2016, Georgia Lawyers for the Arts (GLA) hosted the Georgia PATENTS Appreciation Reception to recognize the attorneys and firms that made a meaningful contribution to the Georgia PATENTS pro bono program during 2015. Alston & Bird sponsored the event, which included remarks from Meredith Ragains, Executive Director of GLA, John Kirkpatrick, a [...]
The CLE event held by the Patent Committee on February 25 was a great success! The speakers discussed changes in the law on recovering attorney’s fees. There were 52 in attendance to hear insights on this topic from panelists Nathan Sloan (VMWare, Inc.), Theodore Davis, Jr. (Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton), and Peter Jones (Robbins Geller [...]