Carolina Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA)

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The Carolina Intellectual Property Law Association seeks to promote mutually beneficial relationships, awareness, and pro-bono opportunities between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Community and the Intellectual Property Community at large by inviting speakers, arranging informational meetings, and actively pursuing interaction with attorneys specializing in all aspects of intellectual property law.

CIPLA board for 2014-2015

CEO (President) Carmen Melvin
COO (Vice-President) Alison Melvin
CFO (Treasurer) Collette Corser
Fundraising Chair Carolyn Detmer
CCO (Secretary) Andrea Shoffstall
Internal Initiatives Chair Joseph Kim
CIO (Chief Information Officer) David Grant
External Initiatives Chair Stephanie Krasnov
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) Rory Fleming
Pro Bono Chair Daniel Cole
CNO (Chief Networking Officer) Stephen Dew
Alumni Chair Alex Covington

Mentor Program:

We are now offering a Mentor Program Sign up to receive a 2L or 3L mentor. Get answers to questions about jobs, classes, and anything IP. For more information, please contact Andrea Shoffstall

Document Library: [coming soon]

Already a member? Try out our new CIPLA Document Library!

A great place for class outlines, employer information, and more. You must be on the CIPLA list serve to access these documents so be sure to contact Andrea Shoffstall if you haven't already signed up and you want access to these documents.

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


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