The 42nd IP Institute, the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California’s IP Law Section will be held November 1 – 3, 2017. Colleen Chien will be honored as the 2017 Vanguard Award Winner in the Academic category, with a ticketed lunch announcing the award on November 2. Eric Goldman, who won the 2009 Vanguard Award Winner in the Academic category, will be speaking on Friday, November 3, on the topic of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.

Santa Clara Law alumna Nicole Shanahan JD ’14 is founder of ClearAccess IP, one of the sponsors of the Institute this year. Professors Chien and Goldman will be at a wine tasting reception hosted by ClearAccessIP, founded by Nicole Shanahan (JD ’14) on Nov. 2, 5:00PM @ Plaza Arbor. Email to RSVP for the reception. Here’s more information about the IP Institute.

From left: Professor Colleen Chien, Hannah Poteat J.D. ‘11, privacy counsel for Githhub, and Terri Karabonick J.D. ‘12, product counsel at Twitter. Both are members of the leadership of the California Bar IP Section.

Andrew Stroud J.D. ’86, partner at Hansen Bridgett with Professor Colleen Chien holding her award.