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Washburn Intellectual Property Law Society

The Washburn Intellectual Property Law Society (WIPLS) at Washburn University School of Law provides a forum for students interested in patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret law and seeks to expand awareness of intellectual property (IP) and its importance in the global marketplace and legal world.

Members of WIPLS elect officers annually in the fall.

2012-2013 Officers

Catelyn Kostbar is a third year law student from Tecumseh, Kansas and serves as President of the Intellectual Property Society. She received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University. Contact Catelyn at catelyn.kostbar [at] washburn.edu

Brian Johnson is a second year law student serving as Vice President of the Intellectual Property Society. He is from Oswego, Kansas and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas. Contact Brian at brian.johnson [at] washburn.edu

Benjamin Bowman is a third year law student serving as Treasurer of the Intellectual Property Society. Benjamin is from Perry, Kansas and received his undergraduate degree from the Grinnell College. Contact Ben at benjamin.bowman [at] washburn.edu

Brian Main is a third year law student serving as Secretary of the Intellectual Property Society. He is from Rose Hill, Kansas and received his undergraduate degree from the Wichita State University. Contact Brian at brian.main [at] washburn.edu

Anna Quinn is a third year law student from Kearney, Missouri and serves as an Events Coordinator for the Intellectual Property Society. She received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University. Contact Anna at anna.quinn [at] washburn.edu

Marissa Frederick is a third year law student from Topeka, Kansas and serves as an Events Coordinator for the Intellectual Property Society. She received her undergraduate degree from Washburn University. Contact Marissa at marissa.frederick [at] washburn.edu

Jorden Ryan is a third year law student coordinating IT for the Intellectual Property Society. He is from San Diego, California and received his undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University. Contact Jorden at jorden.ryan [at] washburn.edu.

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