Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law


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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
Boulware & Valoir
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
Conley Rose, P.C.
Data Foundry Colocation
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
Nielsen IP Law LLC
Norton Rose Fulbright
Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP
Osha Liang LLP
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
Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.

SUPPORTERS: Web-and-Print Recognition

Meg Boulware • Ed Fein • Sarah Harris • Ronald and Madelyn Katz • Steve Koch
Paul Krieger • Bill LaFuze • Raul Montes • Peter Strand • Bill Walker • Russell Wong


SUPPORTERS: Web-Only Recognition

Richard W. Aldrich • Denver S. Bisignano • David Bondle • Harold A. Borland • Steven Boyd
Carmen Bremer • Allan Bullwinkel • Tanya Chaney • Xiaobing Feng
Raymond Ross Ferrera, Jr. • Aaron G. Fountain • Mason A. Gross • Al Harrison • Dae Gunn Jei
Mini Kapoor • How-Ying Liou • Trent Menning • Ryan C. O’Neill
Archis V. Ozarkar • Vishal Patel • Karthika Perumal • KaRan N. Reed • Deborah J. Selden
LaTasha Snipes • K.P. Sriram • 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