Intellectual Property

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The mission of ISBA Intellectual Property Section

  • to enhance the professional capabilities of Illinois lawyers who devote their time specially to the practice of patent, trademark and copyright law and associated areas concerning trade secrets, unfair competition and antitrust law;
  • to disseminate information about these areas of law to other lawyers and to interested business owners, authors and inventors, particularly because the information may affect their practices and the way they conduct their affairs in Illinois and elsewhere;
  • to promote improvement in the applicability of the principals of these areas of law, especially through legislative efforts; and
  • to facilitate communication among Illinois lawyers concerned with these areas of law.