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About the Section


The purpose of the Intellectual Property Section is to:

  1. Enhance the role and skills of the lawyers engaged in the practice of intellectual property law through study, collection, development and dissemination of materials on subjects of interest to intellectual property practitioners;
  2. Assist in the formation, administration and implementation of programs, forums and other activities for the education of members of the State Bar of Nevada in matters pertaining to intellectual property laws and regulations;
  3. Recognize and discuss means of improving the law and the practice of law in the field of intellectual property; and
  4. Act upon all matters germane to its purpose as so described or referred to by the Board of Governors.

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Officers/Committee Chairs:

Chair: Joanna Myers

Dickinson Wright
Vice Chair: Lindsey Williams

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Secretary: Stephanie Buntin
Howard & Howard


Ex Officio:
Laura Bielinski
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Membership Committee Co-Chair: Joanna Myers
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Membership Committee Co-Chair: Elda Sidhu
Office of General Counsel, UNLV
Legislative/Substantive Law Committee Co-Chair: Rob Reid
Gaming Arts
Legislative/Substantive Law Committee Co-Chair: Chad Miller
Weide & Miller

CLE Committee Co-Chair:  Ryan Gile

Weide & Miller

CLE Committee Co-Chair: Kim Cooper
Cooper Law Group
Staff Liaison: Jenni Smith
Board Liaison: J. Douglas Clark 
Dues: Annual dues are $25


Intellectual Property Section Amicus Brief:

September 2009 – Bilski v. Kappos 08-964

Employment Opportunities

As part of the purpose of the IP Section, members are encouraged to identify local and regional employment opportunities and make such opportunities available. To post a resume or a job, go through the Career Center of the State Bar of Nevada.

Resource Links

United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States Copyright Office

Nevada Revised Statutes