Jefferson Medalists

Following a 69 year tradition, 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. Reserve Your Seat/Table for the 2020 Jefferson Medal Dinner on Friday, June 5, 2020 at The American Beauty located in the Embassy Suites by Hilton, 250 Connell Drive, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922.   

Gregory M. Sleet 2019
Mary L. Cooper 2018
Dennis D. Crouch 2017
Sue L. Robinson 2016
Kathleen M. O'Malley 2015
David J. Kappos 2014
Philip S. Johnson 2013
Garrett E. Brown Jr. 2012
Herbert C. Wamsley 2011
Triantafyllos Tafas and GlaxoSmithKline 2010
Richard Linn 2009
Robert A. Armitage 2008
Arthur J. Gajarsa 2007
Howard W. Bremer 2006
Marybeth Peters 2005
Donald R. Dunner 2004
Randall R. Rader 2003
Ralph Oman 2002
Charles Van Horn 2001
Gerald J. Mossinghoff 2000
Paul R. Michel 1999
Alan D. Lourie 1998
Orrin G. Hatch 1997
Karl F. Jorda 1996
William J. Hughes 1995
J. Thomas McCarthy 1994
Robert D. Kastenmeier 1993
Michael K. Kirk 1992
Helen W. Nies 1991
Donaid J. Quigg 1990
Donald S. Chisum 1989
Pauline Newman 1988
Frederick Lacey 1987
J. B. Van Benthem 1986


Rene D. Tegtmeyer 1985
Donald W. Banner 1984
Isaac Fleischmann 1983
Harvey J. Winter 1982
William O. Baker 1981
Ernst Jucker 1980
Barbara Ringer 1979
Edward Vandenburgh III 1978
Howard T. Markey 1977
C. Marshall Dann 1976
William C. Conner 1975
Tom Arnold 1974
Jacob Rabinow 1973
Abraham L. Kaminstein 1972
Edward J. Brenner 1971
Eugene Worley 1970
John L. McClellan 1969
L. James Harris 1968
Tom C. Clark 1967
Reunion of Medalists 1966
Anthony W. Deller 1965
John W. Anderson 1964
Walter J. Derenberg 1963
John T. Connor 1962
Arthur M. Smith 1961
Edwin H. Land 1960
O. S. Colclough 1959
Robert C. Watson 1958
Vannevar Bush 1957
Learned Hand 1956
Giles S. Rich 1955
George E. Folk 1954
P. J. Federico 1953
Charles F. Kettering 1952
S. Chesterfield Oppenheim 1951


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