2017-2018

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 19, 2017 - Senator Patrick Leahy
  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 20, 2017 - Senator Orrin Hatch
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 19, 2017 - Esther Kepplinger
  • ​Robert C. Watson Award, presented October 19, 2017 - Nora Xu, Emory University for her paper: “TRIPS-PLUS Implications for Access to Generic Medicines”
  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 19, 2017 - Matthew Prater, Sabic
  • Jan Jancin Award, presented October 19, 2017 - Alvin Carter, Northeastern University School of Law
  • AIPLA Past President's Award, presented October 19, 2017 - Jason Heidemann, George Washington University
  • Committee of the Year Award, presented October 19, 2017 - Copyright Law Committee​​

2016-2017

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 28, 2016 - Honorable Alan D. Lourie
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 27, 2016 - Kenneth N. Nigon
  • ​Robert C. Watson Award, presented October 27, 2016 - Mary Catherine Amerine, William and Mary Law School, for her paper: “Wrestling Over Republican Rights: Who Owns the Copyright of Interviews?"
  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 27,2016 - Garrett Quilla, Hypertherm, Inc.
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 27,2016 - William L. LaFuze, McKool Smith
  • Jan Jancin Award - Azadeh Morrison, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • AIPLA Past President's Award - Madeleine Laupheimer, Stanford Law School
  • Committee of the Year Award: Standards and Open Source Committee
  • 68th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair - TBD​

2015-2016

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 23, 2015 - Honorable Richard Linn
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 22, 2015 - Barbara Fiacco
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 22, 2015 - Hathaway Pease Russell
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 22, 2015 - Carol Thorstad-Forsyth
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 22, 2015 - Yelena Morozova
  • ​Robert C. Watson Award, presented October 23, 2015 - Jordan Klimek, Harvard Law School, for his paper: “Patents as Regulations:  How the America Invents Act and the Seminole Rock Doctrine Could Change Claim Construction after Teva v. Sandoz."
  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 22,2015 - Olivia Scheuer
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 23,2015 - Troy Grabow
  • Jan Jancin Award - Sarah Mizra, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • AIPLA Past President's Award - Charles Mitchell, The George Washington University School of Law
  • Committee of the Year Award: Trade Secret Law Committee
  • 67th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair - TBD

2014-2015

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 24, 2014 - Herbert C. Wamsley
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 23, 2014 - Samson Helfgott
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 23, 2014 - Kimberly Van Voorhis
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 23, 2014 - Georgann Grunebach
  • ​Robert C. Watson Award, presented October 24, 2014 - Jordan Joachim, New York University School of Law for his paper: “Is the AIA the End of Grace? Examining the Effect of the America Invents Act on the Patent Grace Period"
  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 23,2014 - Morgan Jones
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 24,2014 - Mitchell Weinstein
  • Jan Jancin Award - Abigail A. Rives, Emory University School of Law
  • AIPLA Past President's Award - Mao Wang, the George Washington University School of Law
  • Committee of the Year Award: ​Committee on Legislation ​and New Lawyers Committee
  • 66th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair - Sophia Nicole Korner, Diya Mathur, Arsh Shah Dibagi, Eusebio Almeida, Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Puneeth Meruva.

2013-2014

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 25, 2013 - David J. Kappos
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 24, 2013 - Alan J. Kasper
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 24, 2013 - David W. Hill
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 24, 2013 - Salvatore Anastasi
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 24, 2013 - Karen S. Canady
  • ​AIPLA Project Award, presented October 24, 2013 - Alan J. Kasper
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 24, 2013 - Rick D. Nydegger
  • ​AIPLA Project Award, presented October 24, 2013 - Michael B. Stewart
  • ​Robert C. Watson Award, presented October 25, 2013 - Kevin Kantharia, University of San Diego School of Law for his paper "The Shrinking and Unpredictable Law of Willful Patent Infringement: Why the Federal Circuit Should Revisit En Banc the Issues in Bard Peripheral Vascular."
  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 25,2013 - Jessica Ergmann
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 25,2013 - Amie Peele Carter
  • Committee of the Year Award: Biotechnology Committee​
  • 65th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair -  Leighton Braunstein, Timothy James Fossum Reiner, Petra Luna Grutzik, Ashley Maye Hamlin, Michelle Maria Marquez, Colin Norick, and Chloe Sherry.

2012-2013

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 26, 2012 - Honorable Pauline Newman
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 26, 2012 - Margaret A. Boulware
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 25, 2012 - Gregory D. Allen
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 25, 2012 - Herbert D. Hart
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 25, 2012 - Alan J. Kasper
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 25, 2012 - Michael K. Kirk
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 25, 2012 - Kenneth N. Nigon
  • Robert C. Watson Award, presented February 1, 2013 - Samantak Ghosh, University of California, Berkeley School of Law for his paper "Punishing Prometheus: Taking the fire out of the
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  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 25,2012 - Jason Sosa
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 25,2012 - Tracy Corneau
  • 64th Intel International Science and Engine​ering Fair, May 12- 17, 2013 - Andy Tran, DanielleTheresa Mallabone,​ Erika Nicole Mueller​, and Tsimafei Malakhouski.
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2011-2012

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 21, 2011 - Donald R. Dunner
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 21, 2011 - John B. Pegram
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 20, 2011 - Ehab Samuel
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 20, 2011 - Patrick Coyne
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 20, 2011 - Michelle Herman
  • Robert C. Watson Award, presented October 20, 2011 - James Freedman, Stanford Law School
  • Maurice Klitzman Award, presented October 20,2011 - Sean Ricks
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 20,2011 - J. Michael Martinez de Andino
  • 63nd Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 13-18 in Pittsburg, PA - Jack Andraka, Allison Rose Martin, Toluwani Temilouwa Soares, Shyamsunder Raghavan, Daniel David White and William Randall Shipley.

2010-2011

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 22, 2010 - The Honorable Paul R. Michel
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 22, 2010 - Sharon Israel
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 21, 2010 - Mark Guetlich
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 21, 2010 - Evelyn McConathy
  • Mentor of the Year Award, presented October 21,2010 - Georgann Grunebach
  • 38th Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 13-15 in Washington DC- Joseph Vardner and Abbey Lauer
  • 62nd Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 8-13 in Los Angeles, CA - Arnab Dey and Michael Janner

2009-2010

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 24, 2009 - Tom Arnold (posthumously)
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, October 24, 2009 - Michael J. Pantuliano
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 23, 2009 - Bradley A. Forrest
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 23, 2009 - Manny Schecter
  • Mentor of the Year Award (inaugural award), presented October 23, 2009 - J. Alison Strickland
  • 37th Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 2010- Joshua H. Lee and Stephen Adams from the University of Tennessee
  • 61st Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 2010: AIPLA  

2008-2009

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 24, 2008 - Michael K. Kirk
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 23, 2008 - Jerry Selinger
  • 36th Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 2009
  • 60th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 2009.

2007-2008

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented posthumously October 19, 2007 - The Honorable Giles Sutherland Rich  (posthumously) 
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, presented October 18, 2007 -  The Honorable Pauline Newman
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 19, 2007 - Isis Caulder, Noel A. Courage & Leon Radomsky
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 19, 2007 - Jonathan W. Richards
  • 35th Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 2008 
  • 59th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 2008

2006 - 2007

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 20, 2006 - Marybeth Peters
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, presented October 20, 2006 - Michael W. Piper
  • 34th Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 18-20, 2007 
  • 58th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 13-19, 2007 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

2005 - 2006

  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, presented October 28, 2005 - Sidney B. Williams, Jr.
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 28, 2005 - Alyson Barker and Andrew N. Stein
  • 33rd Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 18-20, 2006
  • 57th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 7-12, 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

2004 - 2005

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 15, 2004 - Don W. Martens and Robert A. Armitage
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, presented October 15, 2004 - Harold C. Wegner
  • AIPLA Project Award, presented October 15, 2004 - Gary Griswold
  • 32nd Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 13–15, 2005
  • 56th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 8-13, 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona  

2003 - 2004

  • AIPLA Excellence Award, presented October 31, 2003  - The Honorable Howard T. Markey
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, presented October 31, 2003 - Charles E. Van Horn
  • AIPLA President's Outstanding Service Award, presented Spring Meeting 2003 -  Rick D. Nydegger
  • 31st Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 14–16, 2004
  • 55th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 9-14, 2004 in Portland, Oregon

2002 - 2003

  • 30th Annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 13-15, 2003
  • 54th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), May 11 - 17, 2003, Cleveland, Ohio