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Sharon Barner, USPTO Deputy Director, to speak at AIPLA Spring Meeting in New York


The AIPLA 2010 Spring Meeting will be May 6-8 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York, NY. We are looking forward to having Sharon Barner, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, speak on Ensuring America’s Innovation Future: Strategies for the USPTO.  Deputy Director Barner will be speaking on Thursday, May 6th at 1:15 pm. 

We are also looking forward to having James Pooley, Deputy Director General for Innovation and Policy at the World Intellectual Property Organization, speak on Patents Without Borders. Deputy Director General Pooley will be speaking on Friday, May 7th at 1:15 pm.

Deputy Director Barner and Deputy Director General Pooley join an all-star line-up of speakers and panels including Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Chief Judge Paul Michel, who will speak on Bilski v. Kappos: The View from the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Chief Judge Paul Michel will be speaking on Thursday, May 6th at 10:15 am.