NJIPLA Announces 2015 Jefferson Medalist

The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA) is pleased to announce The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as its 2015 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.

Judge O'Malley will be honored at the Jefferson Medal Dinner on
Friday, June 5, 2015.  The event will be held at The Hilton at Short Hills, Short Hills, NJ.

2015 Patent Litigation Seminar

Featuring presentations by leading practitioners, the Patent Litigation Seminar continues to be one of the most popular events sponsored by the NJIPLA.  This half-day CLE program will be offered on Wednesday, March 18th at the Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark and will include:

Will Congress and the Supreme Court End America's Lead in Health Science Technology and Sap the Strength of Our Industries?

Hon. Paul R. Michel
Chief Judge (Ret.) - United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The New Standard of Review:  The Supreme Court’s Decision in Teva v. Sandoz and the Return of the Fact/Law Distinction in Claim Construction

William M. Jay
Goodwin Procter, LLP (Washington, DC)

Alice Arrived and Look What Happened:  A Review of the Supreme Court’s June 2014 Decision and its Impact on Patents

Brian M. Buroker
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Washington, DC)


The Rule Against Double Patenting in the Post-Gilead Era -- How We Got Here and What Will Happen Next

Jeremy Lowe
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP (Hartford, CT)


Biosimilars Litigation: What’s Happening on the Dance Floor?

Lisa M. Pensabene
O'Melveny & Myers LLP (New York, NY)


The Patent Litigation Seminar is designed to meet the requirements for 4.5 CLE credits in NJ/NY & 4.0 CLE credits in PA.  Event registration and additional program details are available online.

Upcoming Events

05/12/2015 • New York Marriott Marquis
06/05/2015 6:30 PM • The Hilton at Short Hills

NJIPLA Member Discounts

Reminder - Members in good standing receive automatic discounts to NJIPLA programs, including dinner meetings, seminars, and the Jefferson Medal Dinner. Members must keep their accounts current in order to receive discounted pricing. To review or update your membership status, log in above.

NJIPLA Committees

Looking to provide input on your area of practice?  Consider participating in one of NJIPLA's many committees. Committee participation is a great opportunity to network with fellow practitioners in the area and to help ensure NJIPLA’s success.

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