Committee on the Profession


Co-Chair: Mercedes Meyer, Drinker Biddle & Reath, Potomac, MD

Co-Chair: Myra McCormack, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Co-Vice Chair: Rob Weaver, Cozen O'Conner, Doral, FL

Co-Vice Chair: Nicole Wanty, Talem IP Law, Gainsville, FL

Board Liaison: Anthony P. Venturino, Vorys, Sater Seymour and Pease LLP, Washington, DC

This Committee promotes the education of AIPLA members and the public about professionalism, civility in the bar, ethics, substance abuse and mental health/well-being of IP practitioners.
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Key Initiatives

The committee works with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and other AIPLA committees to facilitate awareness of these issues including by providing education and resource lists in order to support the professional lives and well-being of all members of the IP community.

How You Can Participate

Participation is open to all AIPLA members. Become an AIPLA member and login in and join the committee in your profile. Once you join, please visit the Online Community and begin engaging with your peers.