The ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law Announces the 2012 Mark T. Banner Award. This award in honor of the late Mark T. Banner will be presented to an individual or group that has made an impact on intellectual property law and/or practice. Candidates will have expressed a clear passion and enthusiasm for, and advanced the practice, profession, and/or substance of IP law and through extraordinary contributions to, among, other things, teaching, scholarship, innovation, legislation, advocacy, bar or other association activities, or to the judiciary. The award is open to the widest range of individuals and there is no requirement to be a lawyer or ABA member. The award will be presented to the winner(s) by Section Chair Robert A. Armitage on Saturday, August 4, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Mark T. Banner Luncheon during the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Nominations must be received no later than April 15. Please click here for more information or to make a nomination.