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Young Lawyers


Take an initiative in growing your career. Activate your  ABA-IPL membership! Young lawyers practicing or interested in intellectual property law can take advantage of the many tools and resources catered specifically to young lawyers in the IP field.

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Young Lawyers Action Group (YLAG)  

YLAG is a Section-only young lawyer community providing opportunities to:

  • Network with new and seasoned attorneys
  • Develop skills in intellectual property law
  • Engage in leadership roles
  • Write for committee newsletters and Landslide® magazine
  • Manage webinars and programming

YLAG holds monthly calls on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. ET. Dial-in information is distributed via IPL Connect prior to each call.

Get involved immediately – join YLAG!

Young Lawyer Fellowship Program

The Young Lawyer Fellows program was created to develop future participation and leadership within the Section. Fellows participate in the meetings of the Section, and involve themselves in committee activities of the Section. Those who have demonstrated leadership qualities and commitment through work in the Section or Young Lawyers Division, in other bar organizations, and throughout professional or pro bono activities should consider applying next year. Applications are now closed. 

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