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AIPLA 2021 Spring Meeting
May 10 to 14, 2021
We're looking for a great week of learning, sharing, and connecting. We are bringing together 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 2021 Virtual Spring Meeting. Scheduled from Monday, May 10 to Friday, May 14, the Spring Meeting has topics of interest to a wide range of IP practice. And don't worry, we'll be back in Seattle for the 2023 Spring Meeting.
View the SCHEDULE AT A GLANCETopics and sessions include:
- Filing Requirements with Inventors in Multiple Countries
- An Update on Special Programsfrom the USPTO
- Patent Prosecution: PCT, Ex Parte Appeals, and Overcoming Obviousness
- Copyright and Music Sampling,
- Trademark Application Best Practices
- The Intersection Between Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation
- IP Lessons of the Pandemic and Leading Your Team and Litigating Cases in a Post Covid-19 World
- IP in the Supreme Court: A Review of Recent Decisions
- Design Patent Litigation in District Courts
- Interplay between District Court and PTAB Litigation
- ETHICS: Cannabis and the Law
- Who Decides Role of Judges and Juries in IP Cases
- Patent Pools in the Age of IoTs, 5G and NextGen Video Codecs: The Impact of FTC v. Qualcomm
- Copyright and Fan Fiction Cosplay
- Recent Impact of Supreme Court Trademark Decisions, and the USPTO’s Use of Failure-to-Function and Ornamentation Refusal
- ETHICS: Civility, Professionalism and Mental Health in Difficult Times
- Trade Secret: Using Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright to Preserve and Protect Trade Secrets and Balancing Privacy and Protection
- Biotechnology and Chemical Arts Patent Law Update
- Corporate Practice: Remote Notary Services, IP Protection in a Work-From-Home World, IP and Distressed Companies, and Data,Data Everywhere
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AIPLA Filed Amicus Brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Cellect, LLC
November 29, 2023Arlington, VA. November 22, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re: Cellect, LLC. in support of a petition for rehearing en banc.
AIPLA Submits Letter in Support of the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership (PREVAIL) Act
November 9, 2023Arlington, VA. November 7, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property in support of S. 2220, the “Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership Act” (PREVAIL Act), as introduced in the 118th Congress.
AIPLA Comments to ITA-NIST-USPTO on Collaboration Initiative Regarding Standards
November 8, 2023Arlington, VA. November 6, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the US Patent and Trademark Office on a joint ITA-NIST-USPTO collaboration initiative regarding standards.
AIPLA Comments on DOCX Submission Requirements
October 31, 2023Arlington, VA. October 27, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments in response to a series of Federal Register Notices of Information Collection (NOIC) inviting comments on proposed information collection concerning DOCX Submission Requirements.
AIPLA Comments to the Copyright Office on Copyright Law and Policy Issues Raised by Artificial Intelligence
October 30, 2023Arlington, VA. October 30, 2023 - The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office in response to their Office Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comments (“RFC”) related to the study of copyright law and policy issues raised by artificial intelligence (“AI”) systems.