J. Jeffrey Hawley Elected IPO President

Law360, New York (November 19, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- The board of directors of the Intellectual Property Owners Association elected J. Jeffrey Hawley of Eastman Kodak Co. to be the association's president for a 2-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2004, the industry group said in a statement Wednesday.

Hawley, the 10th president in the 31-year-old organization's history, will succeed John K. Williamson of PPG Industries, who has served as president for the past two years.

Hawley has been an advocate for expanding the resources allocated to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, suggesting that lack...
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