Fostering Excellence in Professionalism, Ethics, Civility, and Legal Skills

The Howard T. Markey Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

Welcome to The Howard T. Markey Intellectual Property American Inn of Court website.

Founded in 2013, we are an Orange County-based American Inn of Court focused on Intellectual Property Litigation.  We are dedicated to upholding the standards of the legal profession, practicing law with dignity and respect, and encouraging respect for our system of justice.  We believe that strong mentoring is one of the most important ways in which we can maintain the strength and vitality of our legal community, and we seek to enhance the reputation of the practice of intellectual property law in Orange County.


The Honorable Andrew J. Guilford accepting the Inn Charter from the Honorable Richard Linn.


Founding Inn officers Ronald Oines, Steven Hanle, Joseph Re, Hon. Andrew J. Guilford, Christy Von der Ahe, Mark Wine, and John Sganga.

Upcoming Meetings:  The Inn will hold meetings around Orange County on September 29, 2015,  November 10, 2015, December (TBD), 2015, January 12, 2016, February 23, 2016, April 5, 2016, and May 17, 2016.

Membership:  Potential new members should email the Inn's Membership Chair, Christy Von der Ahe, at