IP Practice in Europe

Leadership

Co-Chair: Elisabetta Papa, Societa Italiana Brevetti, Rome, Italy

Co-Chair: Ryan Pool, Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, PC, Arlington, VA

Board Liaison: Anthony Venturino, Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease, Washington, DC

The IP Practice in Europe Committee works to establish and maintain relations with professional societies in Europe whose members are interested in intellectual property law.  Committee members study European law and practice and report on issues of interest to the association Board of Directors and membership.

In addition, the Committee organizes regular trips to Europe.

Europe (2) Web
Europe (1) Web

Key Initiatives

  • The Committee is an active group of attorneys and agents from the US and Europe that get together for information exchange about European practice. Mainly Europeans inform the US attorneys about the latest developments in European patent and trademark practice. 
  • Last spring the Committee organized a good will trip to London and Munich for information exchange with European bar associations, governmental agencies and courts.

How You Can Participate

Participation is open to all AIPLA members. Become an AIPLA member and login in and join the committee in your profile. Once you join, please visit the Online Community and begin engaging with your peers.