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AIPPI News-Flash (Register by 10 June 2015 for the early bird registration fee)

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Dear AIPLA Members,

 
In conjunction with the combined AIPPI World Congress and Associação Brasileira Propriedade Intellectual (ABPI) Annual Meeting, this year the IP Practice in Latin America Committee is organizing a delegation to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Our Committee is scheduling visits to the Brazilian PTO and Federal Courts, on Friday, October 9th, followed by a cocktail (tentative).  The AIPPI World Congress and ABPI Annual Meeting will take place from October 10-14, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
For those interested in participating in our delegation and attending the AIPPI Congress, a special reduced registration fee for the AIPPI Congress will expire on June 10th (see:  https://www.aippi.org/?sel=congressreg&cf=statWelcomeMessage).  Please note that In order to participate in the Congress you must be a member of one of the National Groups of AIPPI or an independent member.  If you aren’t a member of AIPPI yet, you can join AIPPI-US when registering for the Congress or directly with AIPLA at a discounted rate.  For people who are not already members of AIPPI who’d like to attend the AIPPI congress in Rio, we recommend the join & register option available for the AIPPI Congress web site at www.aippi.net.  The cost for the join & register option is $200 (to join, for two years), plus the congress registration fee ($1500 for the early registration option, available until June 10).  Or you can join AIPPI through the AIPLA web site for $190 for two years, then sign up for the Congress.  But there may be a little lag in getting the AIPPI membership through AIPLA caught up to AIPPI.  For further details about AIPPI-US membership, please contact Philip Swain (pcs@foleyhoag.com) or  Meghan Donohoe (mdonohoe@aipla.org).
                       
Those interested in joining the IP Practice in Latin America delegation to Brazil   this trip, please contact Rob Wells (Robert.wells@finnegan.com) and Joaquim Goulart (jgoulart@danneman.com.br).
 
Best regards,
 
Joaquim Goulart & Rob Wells
 

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