|Outstanding Contribution Award||Roger T. Hughes Future Leader Award||Members of Distinction|
Outstanding Contribution Award
The Outstanding Contribution Award aims to recognize a Committee member who has made a significant contribution to its committee and to IPIC. These individuals have gone above and beyond to help their Committee achieve its goal, therefore helping IPIC achieve its strategic goals.
Jenna Wilson received the award on October 14, 2021, for having gone above and beyond expectations of IPIC volunteers on IPIC’s response to development of regulations for the College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents, as well as two separate comprehensive responses to consultations to amend the Patent Rules, among other initiatives. Click on the image below to learn more about Jenna's contributions to IPIC.
Mary Munro received the award on October 1st, 2020, for having gone above and beyond to help IPIC’s IP Administrators Committee create the Patent and Trademark Administrator Programs, therefore helping IPIC achieve its strategic goals. Click on the image below to learn more about Mary's contributions to IPIC.
Roger T. Hughes Future Leader Award
The Roger T. Hughes Future Leader Award is given to a young professional/future leader member of IPIC who has made significant contributions to an IPIC Committee, Community, or other substantial IPIC initiative during the past year. The individual will have demonstrated significant leadership, commitment, and dedication to increasing awareness of IPIC along with the value and future, of the IP profession in Canada.
Meika Ellis is the first recipient of the Institute’s Roger T. Hughes Future Leader Award. Meika received the award on October 14, 2021, for having made significant contributions to IPIC’s Indigenous IP Committee. Click on the image below to learn more about Meika's volunteerism.
Members of Distinction
An individual who will reflect honour and credit upon the Institute may be awarded the title of Member of Distinction if he or she is or has been a member of IPIC. Awarding such Membership shall require a resolution by the Board after consideration of nominations submitted by the Members of the Institute. Members of Distinction shall pay no entrance or other fee but in all other respects shall be subject to the By-laws and Regulations of the Institute. Members of Distinction who have at any time been Fellows shall be deemed for all purposes of the By-laws, except the payment of fees, to be Fellows.
Click here for the list Members of Distinction on IPIC's Hall of Fame webpage.