Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law


20th Anniversary Logo Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law

THE INSTITUTE FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & INFORMATION LAW at the University of Houston Law Center acknowledges the generosity of the following sponsors and supporters.


Adolph Locklar
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Andrews Kurth LLP
Arnold, Knobloch & Saunders, L.L.P.
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Blank Rome LLP
BMC Software
Boulware & Valoir
Bracewell LLP
Conley Rose, P.C.
Data Foundry Colocation
Dentons US LLP
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Giganews Usenet
Golden Frog Internet Technology
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Heim, Payne & Chorush, L.L.P.
Katz Family Foundation Fund

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
Locke Lord LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
McKool Smith
Nielsen IP Law LLC
Norton Rose Fulbright
Osha Liang LLP
Polsinelli PC
Porter Hedges LLP
Shell Oil Company
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC
Thompson & Knight LLP
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Univation Technologies
Vinson & Elkins LLP

The Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA) co-sponsors with IPIL each fall the Institute on Intellectual Property Law, typically held in Galveston.  This event adds to the sponsorship of IPIL. 
A history of this partnership is here.

SUPPORTERS: Web-and-Print Recognition

Meg Boulware • Ed Fein • Sarah Harris • Craig Joyce • Ronald and Madelyn Katz • Steve Koch
Irene Kosturakis • Bill LaFuze • Raul Montes • Scott Partridge • Peter Strand • David C. Vondle
Bill Walker • Russell Wong


SUPPORTERS: Web-Only Recognition

Richard W. Aldrich • Elizabeth D. Alvarado
Jeffery D. Chi • Henry James Fasthoff, IV • Katherine A. Franco
Al Harrison • Amir Mohammad Jamshidi • Ryan B. McBeth
Raymond T. Nimmer • Jeffrey J. Phillips • Monte R. Rhodes
Robert J. Ward • Liangang Ye • Ricardo Yepez

IPIL is grateful to all of its Sponsors and SupportersSponsors typically are organizations or firms.  Supporters are individuals.  All Supporters are recognized on the list of IPIL Sponsors and Supporters on the web.   Supporters who give $1,000 or more also are recognized, along with Sponsors, on the next cycle of IPIL’s print marketing.

For information about giving to IPIL, please contact IPIL’s Program manager at (713) 743-2180 (or email to