AIPLA 2022 Annual Meeting

October 27 to 29, 2022

Location

201 Waterfront St

National Harbor, MD, USA

Did you know that AIPLA is celebrating 125 years in 2022?  Join us for this special meeting!

Our program kicks off on Thursday morning with an Opening Keynote Presentation by the new Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office Kathi Vidal.

We'll have a number of excellent programs discussing the latest developments in IP law and programs that celebrate AIPLA at 125!

Stay tuned here for updates.

A number of firms, companies and members have already stepped up to support our 125th Anniversary.  To see them and learn more about what we've been up to in celebrating 125, CLICK HERE.

To be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD (just outside Washington, DC).

SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, October 25 -
2 - 5 PM - Executive Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 26
10-12 AM - Board of Director's Meeting
1 - 5 PM - Board/Committee Leadership Meeting
4 -7 PM - Pre-Registration OPEN
7 - 8:30 PM - Board/Committee Leadership Networking Event (invitation only)

Thursday, October 27
6:45 - 8:45 AM - Corporate Practice Breakfast
7:45 - 8:45 AM - Morning Committee Business Meetings
9 - 10 AM -  OPENING PLENARY
10:15 AM - 12 Noon - Concurrent Tracks 1 & 2
12:00 Noon - 12:30 PM - Networking Reception
12:30 - 2:00 PM - Luncheon (Tickets required)
2;15 - 3:45 PM - Concurrent Tracks 1 & 2
4 - 5 PM - Afternoon Plenary
5 - 6 PM - Afternoon Committee Business Meetings
6 - 7 PM - New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception
6:30 - 7:30 PM - Diversity Reception
7:30 - 9:00 PM - Opening Night Reception (tickets required)

Friday, October 28
6:45 - 8:45 AM - Women in IP Law Breakfast
7:45 - 8:45 AM - Morning Committee Business Meetings
9 - 10 AM -  OPENING PLENARY
10:15 AM - 12 Noon - Concurrent Tracks 1 & 2
12:00 Noon - 12:30 PM - Networking Reception
12:30 - 2:00 PM - Luncheon (Tickets required) - Association Annual Business Meeting
2;15 - 3:45 PM - Concurrent Tracks 1 & 2
4 - 6 PM - Afternoon Committee Business and Educational Meetings
7:00 - 10:00 PM - 125th Celebration GALA (tickets required)

Saturday, October 29
6:45 - 7:45 AM - Morning Committee Business Meetings
8 - 9 AM - President's Forum
9 AM - 12 Noon -  CLOSING PLENARY
12:15 - 4 PM - Board of Directors Meeting

 

Schedule as of June 20, 2022 - subject to change. More information coming soon!

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News

  • JOINT STATEMENT ON THE WTO's DECISION

    June 23, 2022

    On 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.
  • Supreme Court AIPLA Asks Supreme Court to Address the Role of Transformativeness in the Copyright Fair Use Analysis

    June 20, 2022

    AIPLA 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.
  • EPO Building AIPLA Submits Comments to EPO on 2022 Revised Guidelines for Examination

    May 13, 2022

    On 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, 2022

    On 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.
  • USPTO Main Entrance AIPLA Submits Comments to the USPTO Notice of the Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response Pilot Program.

    March 8, 2022

    On 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.