Washburn Intellectual Property Law Society

The Washburn Intellectual Property Law Society (WIPLS) student-run organization provides a forum for students interested in patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret law and seeks to expand awareness of intellectual property (IP) and its importance in the global marketplace and legal world.

2021-2022 Officers

Photograph: Katherine Sweeney.President: Katherine J. Sweeney is a rising second year law student from Topeka, Kansas. She can be reached at katerine.sweeney@washburn.edu.

Photograph: Juan Beltran.Vice President: Juan C. Beltran is a rising second year law student from Pharr, Texas. He graduated from the Texas State University. Juan can be reached at juan.beltran@washburn.edu.

Photograph: John Spisak.Treasurer: John S. Spisak is a rising third year law student from Lone Tree, Colorado. John graduated from Boston University. He can be reached at john.spisak@washburn.edu.

Faculty Advisor: Professor Patricia Judd.