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- 2023 Mid-Winter Institute
- 2022 Annual Meeting
- Event Calendar
- Online Learning Academy
- On-Demand Stated Meetings
- Library of Meeting Materials
- Live Webinars
- Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
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- Coronavirus Updates & Resources
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AIPLA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
October 22 to 30, 2020
AIPLA Annual Meeting goes VIRTUALJuly 14, 2020. Given the current pandemic, the spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, related governmental orders, guidance from the World Health Organization and the CDC about social distancing and avoiding large gatherings, we find ourselves again having to make the difficult decision to move away from an in-person conference for AIPLA’s 2020 Annual Meeting. Instead, we are announcing that this year’s AIPLA Annual Meeting will go virtual!
We were able to successfully host the Spring Meeting as a virtual conference, and we will offer a stellar virtual experience for everyone in October. The Professional Programs Committee has again put together an excellent line-up of educational offerings. In addition to those programs, we are developing creative online networking events, informal meet-ups to discuss programs, and the ability to arrange one-on-one connections with meeting attendees. Building on our momentum and experience of the Spring Meeting, and benefiting from the advancements in online learning technology, the Annual Meeting promises to be even better than our successful Virtual Spring Meeting. We will provide updated information about plans for the virtual Annual Meeting as soon as possible.
AIPLA continues to look for ways to support you and provide you effective and rewarding ways to connect with your colleagues and friends in the AIPLA community during this unusual and challenging time. Look for our upcoming virtual events, webinars, committee conference calls, and other virtual meetings to stay connected and up-to-date on IP law and practice.
Please let us know if you have ideas for activities, virtual meetings or other events with members of the AIPLA community that could deepen our support of and ties with each other. As we have already shown through this pandemic, I am confident that we can continue to find ways to strengthen the AIPLA community we share.
Thank you for your continued support of the Association and of each other as we face these professional and personal challenges together.
Sponsorship Opportunities - We will be updating information soon on opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors soon!
AIPLA Comments on USTPO Patent Fee Setting and Adjusting Proposal to the Patent Public Advisory Committee
May 31, 2023Arlington, VA. May 31, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments on the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s recent Patent Fee Setting and Adjusting Proposal (“Fee Proposal”) to the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC).
An Update Regarding the 2024 Mid-Winter Institute
May 24, 2023The AIPLA Board of Directors routinely reviews our meeting structure and educational offerings to ensure we are providing meaningful opportunities for our members to learn, engage, and network. At the same time, we are keenly aware of the challenges that attending a meeting can place on our members, particularly in this post-Covid world. To better respond to, and balance, our members’ needs, we are making some changes.
AIPLA Comments to the USPTO on Artificial Intelligence and Inventorship
May 17, 2023Arlington, VA. May 17, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in response to their request for comments related to the Office’s inquiry on artificial intelligence (AI) and inventorship.
AIPLA Comments on the International Trade Commission’s Investigation of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement)
May 8, 2023Arlington, VA. May 8, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments in connection with the International Trade Commission’s investigation of COVID-19 diagnostics and therapeutics in relation to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement).
AIPLA's Women in IP Law Committee Hosts Global Networking Event
May 1, 2023On April 27, 2023, AIPLA's Women in IP Law Committee hosted the 2023 Women in IP Law Global Networking Event. The theme for this year’s event was: Owning Your Voice, as an encouragement for women to fill up their space and speak up their role in the profession. Over 60 cities worldwide participated in the event, and most locations hosted live in-person meetings.