The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Creator of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for its 2022 Creator of the Year Award.  The Award honors those who have made a significant creative contribution in one or more of the following substantive areas of intellectual property law:

  • Patent Law: An invention or group of inventions having technological significance and an important social and economic impact, resulting in one or more U.S. patents.
  • Trademark Law: A powerful branding program that combines a strong trademark or service mark and a memorable advertising and marketing campaign.
  • Copyright Law: An important and original work of authorship, in the literary, musical, visual, dramatic or other arts.

Nominees can be individuals, groups or corporations. Most or all of the creative activity must have occurred in the Chicago metropolitan area. The winner or winners will be honored at IPLAC’s May 17, 2022 annual meeting and presented a plaque recognizing their achievements.

Nominations are due March 15, 2022.  Nomination form is available HERE.  For more information, please contact Rathna Koka.