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Director Iancu Appears Before Senate Judiciary Committee
March 20, 2019USPTO Director Andrei Iancu on March 13, 2019, appeared at an oversight hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Apple’s IPR Victory in Data Patent Challenge Overturned by CAFC
March 20, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on March 8, 2019, overturned Apple Inc.’s IPR victory against PersonalWeb Technologies, LLC, holding that the ‘310 patent was not unpatentable due to obviousness because one of the PTAB’s key underlying fact findings was not supported by substantial evidence.
PTAB Releases Update for Motion to Amend Study
March 14, 2019The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on March 13, 2019, published the fifth installment of its Motion to Amend Study, which tracks and analyzes all motions to amend filed in AIA trials through the end of September 2018.
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AIPLA Virtual Career Fair
April 18, 2019 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)The AIPLA Virtual Career Fair easily connects you – in real time – with employers from the comfort of your home or office via desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeting
May 15 to 17, 2019Join us at AIPLA's Spring Meeting at the Loews Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA.
AIPLA 2019 Annual Meeting
October 24 to 26, 2019Join a diverse, global community of law firms, companies, and institutions involved in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and other unfair competition laws at AIPLA's Annual Meeting at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.
Upcoming WebinarsUpcoming Webinars
AIPLA CLE Webinar: Franchise 101 for IP Lawyers
March 26, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time) | 1.5 CLE CreditsOur distinguished panel will discuss the basics of franchising with an eye toward issues intellectual property attorneys may face in their practice, including when and how to recognize a franchise, the importance of trademarks and technology in franchising, and the basic requirements for franchising in the United States.
AIPLA CLE Webinar: Artificial Intelligence: Drafting and Prosecution Strategies for the U.S. and Europe
March 27, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time) | 1.5 CLE CreditsPatenting AI poses a unique set of challenges but, with over 50,000 patent families for AI-related inventions published worldwide in 2017, the need to master those challenges has never been greater. Join our esteemed speakers to learn how AI inventions can be protected in the United States and in Europe.
AIPLA CLE Webinar: RAPID RESPONSE: Copyright Clarified: Recent Supreme Court and Legislative Developments
April 11, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time) | 1.0 CLE CreditsThe past six months have seen several major developments in U.S. copyright law, in both the judicial and legislative realms. This webinar brings you up to speed on what you need to know about each of them.