MWI21 (3)

02/01: Titans of the IP Bar

February 1, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Virtual - all times are eastern standard time

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.

Featured speakers:

Donald S. Chisum
Louis T. Pirkey
Robert A. Armitage

Sponsored in part by:
Barley Snyder


  • chisum, d 200 Chisum, Donald Shelby

    Chisum Patent Academy | Co-Founder

    Donald 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, Lou 200 Pirkey, Lou

    Pirkey Barber

    Lou 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 200 Armitage, Robert A.

    AIPLA Past President

    Bob 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.