American Bar Association
Section of Intellectual Property Law: Young Lawyers Action Group

Section of Intellectual Property Law:
Young Lawyers Action Group

Monthly Teleconference

Monthly Teleconference

Welcome to YLAG! Our monthly calls are held on the second Friday of each month at 2 pm ET. Dial-in information is distributed via the listserv prior to each call (click “Join Our Committee” in the right sidebar to be sure you get our listserv emails). Our calls for 2015-2016 are planned for: October 9th, November 13th, December 11th, January 8th, February 12th, March 11th, April 8th, May 13th, June 10th, July 8th, and August 12th.

If you have a specific topic or question you want to discuss please post at YLAG's Google Docs page: We will be accessing this document during the call. We will leave the doc open even after the call so if anything interesting comes up or you have news to share you have a place to post your thoughts, comments and ideas.

We look forward to speaking with you!

Matthew Hintz, YLAG Chair

Shane Delsman, YLAG Vice Chair

Rick Sanchez, YLAG Vice Chair

Items of Interest for YLAG Members


  • "Defusing the Student Loan Forgiveness Tax Bomb,"

  • "Tech Tips for Young Lawyers to Get and Stay Organized,"



  • New:"Ask the Headhunter: Why you should stop networking,"

  • New:"How Not to Be a Networking Leech: Tips for Seeking Professional Advice,"

  • "Top Job Interview Questions and Answers,"

  • "10 Business-Oriented Rules for Achieving IP Lawyering Excellence,"

  • "The 12 Rules Of Client Service,"

  • "Young Lawyers: Being a Great Lawyer Isn't Enough," LawPracticeToday

  • "Extroverts: 4 Branding Takeaways From Introverts,"

  • "How an Introvert Can Network Without Going Crazy,"

  • "An Introvert's Guide to Networking,"

  • "How To Give a Killer CLE Presentation,"

Careers in IP Law: Avenues and Opportunities

Careers in IP Law offers a day-in-the-life guide with advice from expert intellectual property practitioners.The book helps students and those who are changing careers and provides detailed information on different practice areas: patent, trademark, copyright, tradesecret, and new media. Best of all, the electronic version is free for Section members.

Project Links

Project Links

YLAG operates a very successful program that involves and benefits our own members and the substantive ABA-IPL Section committees. Young Lawyers have opportunities to work on committee projects in areas of their interest and expertise.

YLAG is the conduit linking young lawyers with committee projects and work. Just some of our young lawyer projects include:

· Research

· Resolution drafting

· Program panelist and moderating slots

· Committee and membership recruiting initiatives

· Webinars

· Articles for Landslide® magazine

· Books peer review, chapter assistance

Please contact Matthew Hintz for any information and questions.



Hintz, Matthew


Delsman, Shane
Sanchez, Enrique

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Upcoming Events

Section Events

    The Sound of Music: Legal Issues With Music Festivals


    The Sound of Music: Legal Issues With Music Festivals

    Franchising 101: Fundamentals Boot Camp for the Beginner


    The event will be held on 05/31/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Section of International Law,Section of Litigation,Section of Intellectual Property Law,Young Lawyers Division. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    4th Annual ABA-IPL Trademark Day: Behind the Scenes at the USPTO


    Come and join us for lunch as you will have the opportunity to meet and chat with Managing Attorneys and Supervisory Senior Attorneys from the Trademarks Examining Operation. Learn more and gain valuable insight about the prosecution of trademark applications at the United States Patent and Trademark ...

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