Student Leadership Award Recipients

PIPLA’s student leadership award is presented each year at our spring awards meeting to two law students—one from Duquesne University School of Law, and one from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

The award recognizes student excellence, leadership, interest, and aptitude in the field of intellectual property law.

2017:
Matthew Newman (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Joshua Boyle (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh

2016:
Christian Angotti (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Xiaoying Zhang (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh

2015:
Michelle L. Weaver (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh
Robert J. Sovesky (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University

2014:
Pierre Queiroz de Oliveira (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Alicia M. Palladino – University of Pittsburgh

2013:
Michael S. Montgomery – University of Pittsburgh

2012:

2011:

2010:
Catherine R. Cirrincione (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Joshua Miller (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh

2009:
Anthony W. Brooks (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Stephen DiLorenzo (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh

2008:
Ryan J. Miller – Duquesne University
Andrew W. Shyjan (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh

2007:
Adam Boyle – University of Pittsburgh
Maureen Rottschaefer (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University

2006:
Andrew Aurand (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Rebecca Bachner (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh

2005:
Ralph G. Fischer (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh
Jude A. Thomas (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University

2004:
Adrienne A. Garber (LinkedIn) – Duquesne University
Bryan Seigworth (LinkedIn) – University of Pittsburgh