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2014 Membership Survey Results

IPLS is Paperless

    In an effort to save costs and "go green," the IPLS Proceedings will now be available only as an electronic version you can easily view on your computer or mobile devices or save to your own computer.

    View Volume 25, Issue 2, 2014 PDF | Digital (mobile-friendly)

Michigan Innovation & IP Legal Writing Competition

    The IPLS and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Graduate Program in Intellectual Property Law are co-sponsoring the fourth annual Michigan Innovation and IP Legal Writing Competition. The competition seeks to recognize outstanding original works of legal scholarship in the fields of intellectual property and innovation law, and is open to J.D. students at any Michigan law school. The deadline to submit entries is May 15, 2014. Prizes to be awarded include: cash prizes for first place ($500), second place ($300), and third place ($200); publication in the IPLS Proceedings journal; and choice of complimentary registration (not including travel expenses) for the 40th Annual Intellectual Property Summer Institute or 2015 Spring Intellectual Property Seminar. View the entry form & complete rules.

Calling All Authors—IPLS Proceedings Seeks Contributors

    The IPLS Proceedings features articles that keep section members current on the latest developments in the intellectual property field. The editors report that space for contributions still remains in upcoming issues. So if you have an article or essay that you would like to share with the section membership, such as a comment on a recent case, statute or rule change, an effective practice strategy, or any other relevant topic, please consider submitting your work to the IPLS Proceedings editors at

Intellectual Property Law Summer Institute, Annual Meeting, & Elections

    Date: July 17–19, 2014
    Location: Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island
    Cost: $295 for Section members
    Register with ICLE

    There is no charge to attend the Business Meeting & Elections being held on Saturday, July 19, at 8 a.m. in the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island as part of the IP Law Summer Institute.

    Join hundreds of IP lawyers for unique networking opportunities and updates from national experts at the historic Grand Hotel. Enjoy the beauty of Mackinac Island and get insider views on the America Invents Act's sweeping changes that are still resonating in the IP world. Listen to, and mingle with, federal judges and renowned IP experts from across the country. Stay on top of the details and ethical issues that affect your practice at the 40th anniversary of this premiere event.




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