2021 HNBA/VIA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW INSTITUTE™ (IPLI™)
Intellectual Property Law Institute™ (IPLI™)*
*This program is not a fundraising event for HNBA/VIA and is presented for educational purposes only.
On its upcoming 8th year, and after 186 scholars completed the program, approximately 67% of IPLI alumni are practicing IP or tech law. Don’t miss the opportunity to be one of up to 30 students selected for this prestigious learning and mentoring experience fostering diverse and dynamic future legal leaders!
The trailblazing HNBA/VIA IPLI:
- Educates Hispanic law students about careers in IP and tech law.
- Offers a robust curriculum and access to key government agencies and regulators in the fields.
- Provides effective mentorship relationships with top Corporate and Law Firm practitioners.
- Facilitates career development, placement, and leadership opportunities for IPLI scholars.
2021 IPLI™ Agenda
Download full IPLI2021 Booklet HERE.
2021 IPLI™ Steering Committee
Carlos Bollar, National President-Elect and HNBA VIA Fund Vice-Chair, HNBA
Chi Chang, Lead Patent Counsel, Apple
Alba Cruz-Hacker, HNBA Executive Director & COO and HNBA VIA Fund President, HNBA
Elia Diaz-Yaeger, National President and HNBA VIA Fund Chair, HNBA
Mick Konowal, Senior Attorney, Microsoft
Qianru Li, Senior Patent Counsel, Genentech
Bernadette Lopez, Associate Corporate Counsel, Amazon
Erika Lopez-Tello, Director of Operations, HNBA
Carla Martin, Director of Programs, HNBA
Rosevelie Márquez Morales, VP of Programs, Su Futuro, HNBA
Mo Metanat, Associate General Counsel , Facebook
Ana Nicacio, Senior Corporate Counsel, Microsoft
Alex Ponce de Leon, Corporate Counsel & Manager, Litigation Group, Google
Catherine Romero, Senior Attorney, Microsoft
Jennifer Salinas, Executive Director, General Counsel, Infrastructure Solutions Group, Global Litigation, Lenovo
Greg Sato, Managing Counsel, Intel
Bryan Zielinski, Chief Patent Counsel, Pfizer