Sharon Israel, Mayer Brown / President, AIPLA (US)

Sharon Israel, Mayer Brown / President, AIPLA (US)

Moderator in Panel Session IV – General IP – Top IP tips: the TPP and the TTIP

Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 16.00 to 17.30

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Sharon Israel is a partner with Mayer Brown LLP in its Houston office.  She focuses her practice on intellectual property law with an emphasis in patent litigation, opinion work, and client counseling. Sharon acts as counsel in cases before district and appellate courts, the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the International Trade Commission. She serves in leadership roles in numerous organizations, including serving as Immediate Past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and on the Council for the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section.  She also has served as President of AIPPI-US, Chair of the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section, President of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, and on the Board of Directors for the Federal Circuit Bar Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and JD and MBA degrees from Emory University.