May 25, 2022Press Release

Peter Prommer Named President-Elect of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC)

Michael Best is honored to announce that Peter Prommer, Intellectual Property Partner from Chicago, has been selected to serve as the 2022-2023 President-Elect for the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC). As President-Elect, he will serve alongside fellow Officers and a Board of Managers to promote lasting impacts on the intellectual property (IP) law practice through growth and development opportunities, mentoring and peer support, networking, partnerships throughout the community, and events that foster positive advancement of IP in Chicago and throughout the nation.

Prommer has been a member of IPLAC for almost 15 years, holding previous positions as the Vice President, Treasurer, Membership Committee Co-Chair, and Symposium Co-Chair.

In addition to Prommer, several others have assumed new positions in IPLAC as Officers and Board Members for 2022-2023. Notably, Tiffany D. Gehrke has been named to serve as the new President of IPLAC, replacing Erin Wright Lothson, who will continue on as Immediate Past President. Lothson served diligently as President over the last year upholding the IPLAC mission to advocate change, make lasting impacts on the community, and make impactful contributions to IPLAC members and their practices through the association’s vast network of leaders and professionals.  Wasim Bleibel and Laura Schaeffer have been named as the new Vice President and Secretary.  In addition, Azuka Dike, Judy He, Kwanwoo Lee, Selena Spritz, and Mary Fetsco were named to the Board of Managers.

IPLAC was the first bar association in the country dedicated to IP law. The organization serves to protect and guide innovation in Chicago and across the country through the promotion and advancement of IP law, while fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the practice.

Check out the IPLAC website for more information on their mission, members and events here.

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