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The AIPLA Quarterly Journal, a publication of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, is housed at the George Washington University Law School and is edited and managed by an Editorial Board of intellectual property experts and a staff of law students under the direction of the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Joan Schaffner.
The Quarterly Journal is dedicated to presenting materials relating to intellectual property matters and is published four times per year. Editorial Board members (all of whom are lawyers) are selected based upon demonstrated interest and experience, and student staff members are selected from the students of the GWU Law School.
Eric D. Blatt, Lian Huang
Do Heightened Quality Incentives Improve the Quality of Patentability Decisions?: An Analysis of Trend Divergences During the Signatory Authority Review Program
Despite widespread consensus that the quality of patentability determinations must be improved, there has been no agreement as to how this objective should be pursued. A lack of understanding as to the effects of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) production and quality incentive policies may have presented a barrier to such
Connor J. Hansen
Virtually Equivalent: Applying the Doctrine of Equivalents to Patented Inventions Depicted in Virtual Reality
Jessica E. Gopiao
14th Annual Virtual Design Day 2021
April 22, 2021 1:00 PM to 4:00 PMAIPLA is co-hosting an afternoon of lively and thought-provoking discussion about various aspects of design patents. The 14th Annual Virtual Design Day will be hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where USPTO design examiners and managers, design patent practitioners, and industrial designers will provide insights.
World Intellectual Property Day 2021
April 26, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PMJoin AIPLA, the USPTO, and other partner organizations in a special 90-minute program to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2021. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Intellectual property and small businesses: Taking big ideas to market," and will include two live panels.
AIPLA 2021 Spring Meeting
May 10 to 14, 2021 | coming soonJoin 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. This year's Spring Meeting will be virtual and will take place from May 10-14 2021. We have rescheduled our program in Seattle for May 2023.
2021 Virtual Patent Trial and Appeal Board Bench & Bar
August 5, 2021 1:00 PM to 5:30 PMThe 2021 Virtual Patent Trial and Appeal Board Bench & Bar program will be an informative, interactive program covering topics including practical guidance for AIA trials and ex parte appeals, as well as various PTAB initiatives. The PTAB Bench & Bar program is a four-hour program designed for new and experienced practitioners who want useful, timely content to help them in their practice before the PTAB.
AIPLA 2021 Annual Meeting
October 28 to 30, 2021Join us at the Gaylord National Harbor for our Annual Meeting, bringing nearly 2,000 professionals together to learn, grow, and share all things intellectual property law.