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We are excited to announce that our annual Student-Attorney Mentorship Program is underway! We invite all interested law students and IP attorneys in the Greater Cincinnati area to apply by October 15, 2018.
Through the Mentorship Program, we match UC and NKU law students interested in intellectual property law with a local intellectual property attorney. We encourage each mentor-mentee pair to meet 2-3 times throughout the academic year (e.g., over coffee or lunch), making the Program an easy commitment for all participants while providing the students an invaluable opportunity to ask questions, learn about IP practice, and grow their legal network while still in school. The Program has been a great success in the past, and we hope you will help us make this year’s program a success as well.
If you are a local IP attorney interested in participating as a mentor, please contact Jason Jonovski at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate your current area(s) of practice. If you were a mentor in the past, we would love to have you back!
If you are a local law student interested in participating as a mentee, please complete the Student Form below and email it to Alex Czanik at email@example.com. We will do our best to match all student applicants with an attorney mentor! Please be sure to indicate the area(s) of IP law in which you are most interested so we can match you appropriately.
Congratulations to our newly elected Officers and Board Members! Their terms will begin on January 1, 2018.
Vice-President: Mark Hull (Calfee, Halter & Griswold)
Secretary: Caroline DeHaan (Taft)
Chief Information Officer: Larry Williams (Thompson Hine)
Tim Ardizzone (Wood Herron & Evans)
Tim Armstrong (University of Cincinnati College of Law)
April Besl (Dinsmore)
Sarah DeCristofaro (The Procter & Gamble Company)
Thank you to all of our candidates, and to our outgoing Officers and Board Members for their years of service to CincyIP.
As of Friday, December 1st, polls are open for CincyIP’s annual elections for officer and board positions! All registered voting members should have received an electronic ballot via email. If you believe you are a voting member but have not received a ballot, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Voting will remain open through Wednesday, December 7th. Please cast your vote!
See our latest Newsletter to meet the candidates for Vice President, Secretary, Chief Information Officer, and Board of Directors.