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World IP Day 2022
April 26, 2022 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and partner organizations for a special two-hour program to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2022. This annual international event is an opportunity to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. The theme of this year’s celebration is “IP for a Better Future: Young Innovators.”
The program will include:
- A fireside chat with the leadership of the USPTO, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the U.S. Copyright Office on how to promote IP adoption among young innovators.
- A panel discussion by industry leaders on supporting IP protection and awareness in sustainable technologies.
- Presentations by U.S. legislators on current IP initiatives before Congress.
JOINT STATEMENT ON THE WTO's DECISION
June 23, 2022On June 23, AIPLA, along with the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Licensing Executives Society USA & Canada, and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) issued a joint statement on the tentative the World Trade Organization's (WTO) decision regarding the proposed TRIPs waiver compromise.
AIPLA Asks Supreme Court to Address the Role of Transformativeness in the Copyright Fair Use Analysis
June 20, 2022AIPLA files a brief in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts v. Goldsmith, a case that addresses the role of transformativeness in the copyright fair use analysis.
AIPLA Submits Comments to EPO on 2022 Revised Guidelines for Examination
May 13, 2022On April 8, AIPLA Submitted comments to the European Patent Office (EPO) on their revised 2022 Guidelines for Examination. AIPLA welcomes the current effort of the EPO to collect comments from stakeholders regarding changes to said Guidelines. We hope that our views will assist the EPO in its process of revising its Guidelines to benefit all stakeholders rather than place unnecessary burdens on them.
JOINT STATEMENT ON TENTATIVE TRIPS WAIVER COMPROMISE
March 28, 2022On March 24, AIPLA, along with the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Licensing Executives Society USA & Canada, and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) issued a joint statement on the tentative TRIPs Waiver Compromise.
AIPLA Submits Comments to the USPTO Notice of the Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program.
March 8, 2022On March 7, AIPLA submitted comments on the recent USPTO Notice of the Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program. AIPLA provided a number of suggestions for the Office's consideration on improvements or clarifications to the pilot program.