AMERICAN INNS OF COURT PUBLISHES SPECIAL EDITION OF THE BENCHER FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF IP INNS
The Honorable William C. Conner Inn of Court was prominently featured in the special 25th Anniversary Edition of the American Inns of Court Bencher magazine.
"This special edition [of the American Inns of Court The Bencher magazine] is the result of a lot of effort on the part of the editors, feature article authors and authors of contributing articles from each of the IP-focused Inns. I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to all those who made this special edition possible and who helped in sharing the stories of the successes and growth of the IP Inns over the past 25 years."
- Hon. Richard Linn, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal CircuitThe full publication can be accessed HERE.
AMERICAN INNS OF COURT EXCELLENCE AWARD
On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court was awarded Gold Level status for the 2016-2017 Inn year. The Gold level status recognizes the Inn's progress toward mastering the five core competencies of Inn management: Administration, Communications, Program Development, Mentoring and Outreach Activities. It is with great honor that the Conner Inn of Court accepts this gold distinction as a milestone in its goal to promote excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills for judges, lawyers, academicians, and students of law and to advance the education of the members of the Inn, the members of the bench and bar, and the public in the fields of intellectual property.
Ernest Barrens, Melvin Garner, Patrice Jean, Hon. J. Paul Oetken, Anthony Giaccio, Jeffrey Butler, John Lane
CONNER INN EXCELLENCE AWARD (started 2009)
The Conner Inn Excellence Award is awarded to judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for their dedication to the promotion of excellence in the legal profession.
CONNER INN JUSTICE AWARD (started 2016)
The Conner Inn Justice Award is awarded to judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and United States District Court for the Southern District of New York who have taken Senior Status for their continued commitment to the administration of justice and advancement of the rule of law.