Updated: June 4, 2021

Intellectual Property Section

The Intellectual Property Section focuses on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and related matters. The Section periodically publishes a newsletter and sponsors CLE courses.

In accordance with the section's bylaws, and with the exception of law students, an individual must be an active member of the WSBA.

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2021 Section Executive Committee Elections

The Section is conducting elections for open positions on the executive committee.

Voting is scheduled for June 7-20, 2021. All voting members of the Section will receive an electronic ballot sent to their email on June 7, 2021, via Survey Monkey.

Candidate Information, Open Positions & Terms 

For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Candidates for open positions are listed below.

Email sections@wsba.org.

Executive Committee

ChairKarin Swope

Vice ChairBrooke Quist

Secretary/TreasurerDario Machleidt

Immediate Past Chair: Reid Johnson 

Young Lawyer Liaison*: Jack Chang

Board of Governors Liaison*: Bryn Peterson

Frances Jagla (2019-2021)
Phyllis Turner-Brim (2019-2021)
Sally White Harmeling (2020-2022)
Rodney Tullett (2020-2022)
Connie Wan (2020-2022)

*nonvoting member


Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.

To join the Section list serve and get general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org. For more information and to get involved with the Section, please contact the Section chair, Reid Johnson.