02/01: Titans of the IP Bar
February 1, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Titans of the IP Bar
Moderated by AIPLA Executive Director Vince Garlock, this is our second Titan's of the IP Bar Program - bringing the insights of stalwarts in the IP field to share their words of wisdom.
Donald S. Chisum
Louis T. Pirkey
Robert A. Armitage
Sponsored in part by:
Chisum, Donald Shelby
Chisum Patent Academy | Co-FounderDonald S. Chisum is co-founder of the Chisum Patent Academy, established in 2009. He is the sole author of Chisum on Patents, a multiple volume treatise, which was first published in October 1978. He regularly revises the treatise to account for developments in United States patent law. He is also the sole author of the Patent Law Digest (annually since 1991 and as the 25th Federal Circuit Anniversary Edition, LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2008.) He is also author of the Chisum Patent Law Reference GuidesTM.
Pirkey BarberLou Pirkey is a founding member of trademark specialty firm Pirkey Barber. He has specialized in trademark law, primarily trademark infringement litigation and counseling, for well over 40 years, and is one of America’s most highly recognized authorities in the field.
Armitage, Robert A.
AIPLA Past PresidentBob Armitage is a consultant on IP strategy and policy. Mr. Armitage served for a decade as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Eli Lilly & Co. Prior to assuming his general counsel role at Lilly, he had been Lilly’s Vice President and General Patent Counsel and a Partner with Vinson & Elkins, LLP.