IPO Standards Setting Committee Awarded the "Outstanding Committee of the Year Award"
The IPO Standards Setting Committee was awarded the "Outstanding Committee of the Year Award" by the Intellectual Property Owners Association for the year 2011. James J. Kulbaski of Oblon Spivak has been vice-chair of this committee from 2010 - 2011. The Committee work includes conducting CLE programs on standards related issues, providing comments to government agencies and foreign governments on standards policies, and conducting a two day visit to five Washington D.C. area government agencies to discuss standards related issues.
Mr. Kulbaski's appointment is the highest position that an outside counsel can reach within a committee. Oblon Spivak is active in the standards community and is recognized as a leader in the field of patents covering industry standards and patent pools.