The purpose of the Intellectual Property Section is to promote collegiality, networking, mentorship, and professional dialogue among members of the DC Bar practicing intellectual property law.  To this end, the Intellectual Property Section will host both professional and social events.  The Intellectual Property Section strives to bring intellectual property practitioners together to discuss current issues pertaining to patent, trademark, and copyright law.  A further goal of the Intellectual Property Section is to increase membership within the section.



  • David L. Cavanaugh
    David L. Cavanaugh Chair
  • Haixia Lin
    Haixia Lin Chair-Elect
  • Kimberly E. Coghill
    Kimberly E. Coghill Treasurer
  • Michael Bruns
    Michael Bruns Treasurer-Elect
  • Camille Sauer
    Camille Sauer Secretary
  • Mary R. Bram
    Mary R. Bram Immediate Past Co-Chair
  • Laura K. Pitts
    Laura K. Pitts Immediate Past Co-Chair

Board of Directors

  • Jennifer H. Burdman
    Jennifer H. Burdman
  • Christopher M. Cherry
    Christopher M. Cherry
  • Michael K. Heins
    Michael K. Heins
  • David W. Leibovitch
    David W. Leibovitch