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 2017-2018 are planned for: September 7th, October 5th, November 2nd, December 7th, January 4th, February 1st - 7th (TBA @ ABA Midyear Meeting), March 1st, April 18th - 20th (TBA @ IPL Spring), May 3rd, June 7th, July 5th, August 2nd - 7th (TBA @ ABA Annual Meeting).

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!

Franklin Graves, YLAG Chair

Ken Albridge, YLAG Vice Chair

Shruti Chopra, 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.



Graves, Franklin


Albridge, Kenneth
Chopra, Shruti

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Upcoming Events

Section Events

    Autonomous Vehicles: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly


    Autonomous Vehicles: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

    IP West 2018

    Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
    Newport Beach

    IP West 2018 The ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law is pleased to host its second annual CLE seminar focusing on new developments, emerging issues, and best practices in IP law. World IP experts will present on: Data privacy and GDPR IP in China ...

    Navigating Venue and Jurisdiction in IP Litigation in Canada and the US


    The event will be held on 10/09/2018. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are ABACLE,Section of Intellectual Property Law. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

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Modified by Franklin Graves on September 8, 2017

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