IPO Education Foundation 20th Anniversary and Awards Celebration

The Annual Awards Ceremony is attended each year by more than 500 members of the IP community. The event celebrates modern-day heroes for their accomplishments in the fields of innovation, creativity, and IP rights. This year the event will take place virtually and will include educational sessions that will reflect on two decades of providing free IP education, honoring members of the innovation community, and highlight the efforts of flourishing IP contributors.

 

 

2020 Honorees

Inventor of the Year Distinguished IP
Professional
Executive of the Year

Pat Brown
CEO Impossible Foods
Hon. Kathleen O’Malley
Circuit Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit
Ken Frazier
CEO Merck & Co.

 

Thank You 2020 Premiere Sponsors!

 

Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor

 

Registration is FREE for all attendees.
Although, you must register to attend.

About IPO Education Foundation

Incorporated in 2000, Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation (IPOEF) is a non-profit organization devoted to education and charitable activities designed to teach about the value of intellectual property and encourage innovation.

In 2020, IPOEF decided to pivot on its mission to create programming that benefits underserved, diverse populations. Programs will address the challenges unique to those communities and provide them with information and access to resources that will enable them to innovate and acquire IP to protect their ideas, thereby creating economic prosperity.

Educational Sessions, Networking, and More!

  • Inventor of the Year: Pat Brown, Impossible Foods
  • Distinguished IP Professional: Judge Kathleen O’Malley, CAFC
  • Executive of the Year: Ken Frazier, Merck & Co.
  • How Intellectual Property Accelerates Innovation
  • Patents In Pandemic: How IP Prepared Us for a Crisis
  • Breaking Barriers in Innovation: A Conversation about Diversity and Inclusion
  • Diversity & Inclusion Networking Workshop
  • Virtual Mixology
  • Networking Event

List of session descriptions and speakers –> CLICK HERE

For more information or to view the Sponsorship Kit, contact Kristen Lurye.


How the Pandemic has Impacted the Courts with Hon. Kathleen O’Malley, CAFC, Distinguished IP Professional
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Keynote Address with Ken Frazier, Executive of the Year
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Inventing the Impossible: Pat Brown, Inventor of the Year
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Patents in Pandemic: How IP Prepared Us for a Crisis
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Diversity & Inclusion Networking Workshop
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General Sponsors

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP | Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | Goodwin Procter, LLP | Knobbe Martens | McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd | Patterson & Sheridan, LLP | Roberts Calderon Safran & Cole, P.C. | Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP


Support IP Education by Making a Donation 

Please consider making a gift to IPO Education Foundation. IPO Education Foundation is creating new programs to address the challenges unique to those communities and provide them with information and access to resources that will enable them to innovate and acquire IP to protect their ideas, thereby creating economic prosperity.

  • With your support we can continue to deliver high quality and effective programming,
  • Create new programs to expand our impact to underserved, diverse communities, and
  • Roach a broader audience about the importance of IP.

Check back for updates about new programs to be rolled out in 2021.

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For Questions

Contact Fundraising and Program Manager
Kristen Lurye, klurye@ipo.org or 202-507-4502