On August 6, 2011, the ABA-IPL Section awarded the inaugural Mark T. Banner Award to Marybeth Peters, Former U.S. Register of Copyrights, and The Honorable Richard Linn, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The awards were presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.
The ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law established the Mark T. Banner Award to recognize those who have advanced the practice or substance of IP law through areas such as scholarship, teaching, innovation, bar leadership and judicial activities. The award is named in honor of the section’s late chair (2002-2003), Banner & Witcoff shareholder, and celebrated intellectual property trial lawyer, who is remembered throughout the profession as an extraordinary writer, speaker, teacher and innovator in the intellectual property field.
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