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2024 CIPLA Annual Meeting and Dinner

  • May 11, 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History (1 Wade Oval Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106)


The Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association

2024 Annual Meeting and Dinner


Saturday, May 11th, 2024


Cleveland Museum of Natural History

1 Wade Oval Dr., Cleveland, OH 44106

Parking in garage attached to museum

You and a guest are invited to join CIPLA for a memorable night at the museum, where you can enjoy cocktails in the Perkins Wildlife & Woods Garden and dinner in the new Visitor’s Hall—with live Latin jazz music by Justo Saborit!

Meeting Agenda

Remarks by President Bonnie Smith &

President-Elect Bryan Jaketic

Voting on 2024-2025 Proposed Board of Directors:

President: Bryan JaketicPartner at Squire Patton Boggs

President-Elect: Atossa AlaviChief Counsel at AlphaMicron              

Vice President: Amanda MillerSenior Counsel at Thompson Hine

Secretary: Trinh Vo

Director: Christopher JethrowPartner at Pearne & Gordon

Treasurer: Mark McDougallPartner and Co-Chair, IP at Calfee, Halter & Griswold

Past President: Bonnie SmithSenior IP Counsel at Rockwell Automation


Open bar includes assorted domestic and imported beer, premium wine, premium cocktails, and soda

Passed Appetizers

Ginger Chicken Satay with Sweet-Chili Sauce, and Basil Risotto Stuffed Mushrooms


Fresh Rolls with Honey Butter

House Salad - Pickled Red Onion, Parmesan Cheese, Seasonal Vegetables, and White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Choice of Entrée:

Preserved-Lemon Chicken Breast, Whipped Potatoes, Local Seasonal Vegetables

Garlic Braised Beef Short Ribs, Whipped Potatoes, Local Seasonal Vegetables

Vegan ‘Crab’ CakesHearts of Palm, Garbanzo Bean and Nori Cakes with Peppadew Aioli

Assorted cookies and brownies

COST: $95 per person for CIPLA Members or Guests

$50 per person for Student Members

Final Date to Register: Monday, April 22nd


Please email Trinh Vo at by Monday, April 22nd with any cancellations 

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