Intellectual Property Section

September 2, 2015
IP Section Co-Sponsor of PTAB/IBR Panel in 2016

The Intellectual Property Section is co-sponsoring the Insights to PTAB/IBR panel on January 26, 2016 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Learn more here.

August 11, 2015
CLE Recap: Patents and Trademarks at the Supreme Court

Check out this post for a recap of two recent CLE programs hosted by the Intellectual Property Section.

August 5, 2015
Angie's List Alleges Theft of Trade Secrets Against Amazon Local

Intellectual property attorneys at Angie's List recently sued Amazon Local, a company in Seattle, alleging theft of trade secrets. Read more here.

July 14, 2015
Meeting Minutes: July 2015

Click here to view a summary of the Intellectual Property Section Executive Committee meeting from July 13, 2015.

July 6, 2015
Indianapolis Skyline Photo Copyright Appeal Ruled Improper

On Monday, June 29, the 7th Circuit of Appeals ruled that a lawyer and photographer's appeal in a copyright lawsuit over unlicensed use of his photo of the Indianapolis skyline was improper. Read more here.

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The purpose of the Intellectual Property Section is to further the objectives of the Association within the field of intellectual property law and to promote the understanding and appreciation of intellectual property law by the general practitioner and the community. The section provides educational opportunities for attorneys practicing outside the IP area and for experienced IP practitioners.  The section also provides opportunities for networking among attorneys in private practice and in-house counsel in the private and public sector.

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A Message from the Section Chair

Marcelo Copat

“Welcome to the Indianapolis Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section. The IP Section provides CLEs on a wide range of topics for both experienced IP practitioners and those who want to know more about IP. The newly launched IndyBar IP Section web page will have a wealth of information on upcoming CLE and networking events, as well as substantive articles relating to IP issues. We invite you stop by often. Speaking of stopping by, we’ll have some networking opportunities this year. I hope that you can join us to catch up with old colleagues and make new acquaintances. We’re looking forward to a great year! ”

Marcelo Copat - 2015 Intellectual Property Section Chair - Faegre Baker Daniels LLP