SBOT Annual Trademark Award – Nominations due April 1

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SBOT Annual Trademark Award – Nominations due April 1

  1. The IP section is seeking nominations for the Trademark Award
  2. The Trademark Award recognizes lawyers and businesses for their accomplishments on brand-related projects.
  3. Nominations of clients and employees are accepted and encouraged! To do so, complete one of the nomination forms found here and submit it via email to the Trademark Committee with a CC to [email protected]
  4. Nominations must be received by April 1, 2019.
The Intellectual Property Section presents several awards each year at the State Bar Annual Meeting. These awards include:

Inventor of the Year Award
The 2019 Texas Inventor of the Year will be recognized at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Texas in Austin on June 13-14, 2019.  All nominations must be based on inventions having at least one U.S. Patent, and the invention should have made a contribution to society and an impact on U.S. or Texas commerce.  Past winners include Larry Hornbeck of Texas Instruments for development of the digital micro mirror device (DMD) and Julio C. Palmaz for expandable intraluminal grafts.

The nomination form available here or on the IP Section website should be used to submit nominations. Nominations are due to Erin Choi by April 15, 2019.

Trademark Award
The Trademark Award recognizes lawyers and businesses for their accomplishments on brand-related projects. The award may be given to 1) an individual lawyer or legal team for significant accomplishments in the legal community related to trademarks; or 2) a business or brand team for significant achievements related to promotion of a brand or marketing innovation. Attorney nominees must be licensed in Texas. If a business or brand team is nominated, the company should have a headquarters or significant business operations based in Texas.  Past recipients have included Joe Ferretti of PepsiCo and the University of Houston.

Nominations of clients and employees are accepted and encouraged! To do so, complete one of the nomination forms found here and submit it via email to the Trademark Committee with a CC to [email protected].

Nominations must be received by April 1, 2019. The winner will be notified no later than May 13, 2019.

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