Counsel William Thomashower received the IIPSJ Howard Law School Annual Award for his contributions to the Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice. The award was presented at the Seventeenth Annual IP and Social Justice CLE Seminar at the Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Thomashower has presented a lecture at each Annual IP and Social Justice CLE Seminar since its inception in 2003.

The award reads:

[This award is] presented to William Thomashower, Esq. in recognition of your devotion to the pursuit of social justice as a fundamental aspiration of the practice of intellectual property law, through

Your commitment to the infusion of the Houstonian precepts of lawyers as social engineers into the professional education pedagogy of the intellectual property bar,

your dedication to promoting equitable access to and cultivating social diversity within the intellectual property ecosystem, and

your service to the inviolate tradition of the highest personal ethics, integrity, and civility as a defining pillar of the legal profession.

More About Thomashower's Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice:

William Thomashower is a member of Pryor Cashman's Intellectual Property Group. With more than 40 years of experience litigating complex IP cases, he represents clients in state and federal courts, before arbitration panels and in matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Bill is a frequent lecturer and writer on issues involving intellectual property, licensing and legal ethics, among other subjects. He serves on the New York Intellectual Property Law Association's ("NYIPLA") Trademark and Programs Committees, and is a member of the IP and Litigation Committees of the ABA and NYS Bar Associations.

Learn more about Thomashower's Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice on our website.

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