July 12, 2019
Several Fitch Even attorneys were recently appointed to Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) leadership roles for 2019–20.
Alisa C. Simmons was reappointed President of the IPLAC Educational Foundation, which has been awarding scholarships since 1991 to Chicago Public School students who plan to study engineering, science, or pre-law in college. Alisa was also reappointed Vice Chair of the Historical Records Committee and Vice Chair of the Dinner Planning Committee.
Joseph T. Nabor will continue as Chair of the Historical Records Committee. Joe has been active in IPLAC since 1994 in a variety of leadership roles.
Paul B. Henkelmann was reappointed IPLAC’s delegate to the U.S. Bar–EPO Liaison Council.
Evan Kline-Wedeen was reappointed Co-Chair of the Field Day Committee.
Founded in 1884, IPLAC is the oldest intellectual property law association in the United States. Fitch Even attorneys have served as leaders and members of the organization since its inaugural meeting.
- Fitch Even Partner Nikki Little Quoted in ALA's Legal Management MagazineAugust 4, 2020 Read more
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