The protection of intellectual property including patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights is essential to the progress and promotion of the useful arts. The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA) is devoted to educating its members and the public about intellectual property and its protection under the law. NJIPLA includes hundreds of practicing intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, law students, and interested individuals primarily from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

2018 NJIPLA
JEFFERSON MEDAL

The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA) named The Honorable Mary L. CooperUnited States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, as its 2018 Jefferson Medalist.

The NJIPLA presents the Jefferson Medal annually to someone who has made exceptional contributions to the field of intellectual property law.  Previous Medalists include judges, members of Congress, Patent and Trademark Office officials and leaders of the intellectual property bar.

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2019 CALL FOR
NOMINATIONS

Following a 69 year tradition NJIPLA will present the Jefferson Medal to someone who has made exceptional contributions to the field of intellectual property law. Previous Medalists include judges, members of Congress, Patent and Trademark Office officials and leaders of the intellectual property bar.  

Please nominate one or more candidates for the 2019 Jefferson Medal by providing the candidate's name and bio to Kristine L. Butler, Chair of the Jefferson Medal Committee, at kristine@kristinebutler.com.

Deadline: August 2, 2018

New Jersey Business: June 2017
NJIPLA to Recognize 2017 Jefferson Medalist

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