Committee Announcement Dec 2013

Announcement Description

Dear AIPLA IP Practice in Europe Committee Members:
Before you take off for the holidays, Iris and I wanted to provide you with a brief update on committee activities.
1.       Subcommittees
We formed three subcommittees on European practice.  These subcommittees and their chairs are as follows:
European Patent Litigation
            Chair: Dr. Martin Koehler of Reimann Osterrieth Koeler Haft
            E-mail: Martin.Koehler@rokh-ip.com 
European Patent Prosecution
            Chair: Mike Ryu of Rucorp IP
            E-mail: msr@rucore-ip.com
European Trademarks
            Chair: Angela Fox of RGC Jenkins & Co.
            E-mail: AFox@Jenkins.eu
If you are interested in joining the above subcommittees, please contact the corresponding chairs.  We would like your input on various topics for the 2014 AIPLA Spring and Annual Meetings.
2.       Annual Trip - March 9-14, 2014
We are gearing up for our next annual Europe trip, which is scheduled for the week of March 9, 2014.
This trip provides our delegates the opportunity to meet with officials and members from European patent offices and IP organizations for policy advancement and education on European and US IP topics.
We are currently corresponding with our European colleagues with various organizations and preparing the detailed agenda.  The cities we plan to visit are London, Paris, Geneva and Munich.
If you are interested in being a trip delegate or have interest in speaking, please contact me (lbrutman@schiffhardin.com) or Iris (iris.mok@intel.com).
3.      AIPLA 2014 Mid-Winter Institute, Jan 28 to Feb 1, 2014
We will have a booth highlighting our activities in the Committee Expo.  If you are interested in attending the event, please register here by Jan 6 to receive a discount and feel free to stop by our booth or our committee meeting after the Expo. 
4.      Committee Page
We have updated our IP Practice in Europe Committee page. You will find information about the committee announcements, calendar, annual trips, meeting minutes and committee reports. This is a great way to stay connected to our committee.
We look forward to your participation in 2014, and please feel free to contact us if you have any question or comments.
Best wishes for a healthy and happy holiday season!
Laura Brutman and Iris Mok, Co-Chairs




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