The National Intellectual Property Law Institute, a non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization, is headed by Professor James P. Chandler, Emeritus Professor of Law at the George Washington University and Chairman and President of THE CHANDLER LAW FIRM PLLC. Professor Chandler has been an intellectual property scholar for more than 20 years and has delivered hundreds of speeches and papers on the topic.
Professor Chandler, as President of the Institute, identifies emerging issues in all aspects of intellectual property law. He holds informational seminars, courses, and symposia and regularly publishes his analysis of new issues and trends in the field of intellectual property.
The National Intellectual Property Law Institute has seven programs of study and research and offers the following courses of academic instruction:
American Patent Academy
Thomas W. Wathen Academy of Industrial Security
National Security Academy
The Center for Post Graduate Studies in Intellectual Property Law
The International Intellectual Property Law Institute
Information System Security and Education Center
The Chandler Computer Law Center - The Chandler Center
The Washington D.C. Institute of Science and Technology
Each course of study was designed by a Dean under the direction of Professor Chandler, who guides the academic direction of the Institute and administers all Institute programs.
A Board of Directors, composed of corporate, academic and government leaders, guides the National Intellectual Property Law Institute and its President. Each program of study has a separate advisory board to monitor developments in that particular field.
Permanent staff of the Institute includes academic Deans and administrative staff in addition to its academic faculty.