In This Section
- 2023 Annual Meeting
- 2023 Spring Meeting
- 2023 Mid-Winter Institute
- Event Calendar
- Online Learning Academy
- On-Demand Stated Meetings
- Library of Meeting Materials
- Live Webinars
- Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
- All Access Pass
- Coronavirus Updates & Resources
- Speaker Bank Application
16th Annual Design Day
May 4, 2023 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Join us for an in-person or virtual day of lively and thought-provoking discussion about various aspects of design patents, hosted at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Get insights from USPTO design managers, design patent practitioners, and industrial designers. No CLE credit is offered for attendance.
Participate virtually or in-person on Thursday, May 4, 2023, from 10 am to 5 pm EDT. There will be a networking opportunity from 5 pm to 6 pm EDT, following the formal program.
The event features:
- Welcome and Kick-off from Director of Technology Center 2900, Karen Young;
- An update on international developments from the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs;
- Hear from Kathy Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office;
- Find out more about how design patent infringement trials work;
- Learn about different IP paths from Damian Porcani, Director, Midwest Regional USPTO Office;
Case law summarizing the most important design patent decisions over the past year from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the district courts, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB); and more!
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.