Committee Meetings & Events

All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time

Committee Meetings

We have a number of Committee business meetings throughout the Spring Meeting. See details and links to join below.

Business Meetings

Tuesday, May 4


Wednesday, May 5


Thursday, May 6


Monday, May 17

  • 3:30p EDT - Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee: Link coming soon


Tuesday, May 18

  • TBD - Trade Secret Committee: Link coming soon
  • 11a EDT - Patent Cooperation Treaty Issues Committee: Link coming soon POSTPONED
  • 1p EDT - Antitrust Committee Meeting: CLICK HERE TO JOIN VIA ZOOM
  • 3p EDT - Emerging Technologies Committee / Standards & Open Source Committee Joint Meeting: CLICK HERE TO JOIN VIA TEAMS


Wednesday, May 19

  • 12p EDT - Membership Committee: Link coming soon
  • 1p EDT - AIPLA Fellows: Link sent by email


Thursday, May 20

      Committee Educational Meetings

      In addition to business meetings, networking events, and tracks coordinated by committees, some of the committee meetings are educational in nature. You can access these sessions through each link provided below.

      Thursday, May 18, 2021

      3 - 4:15 PM EDT
      Emerging Technologies and Standards and Open-Source Committee Joint Meeting
      The NSCAI report: Exploring the intersection of emerging technology, intellectual property, standards, and US technological leadership in Artificial Intelligence

      The Emerging Technologies and Standards and Open-Source Committees will host a timely discussion of issues and recommendations in the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Final Report.

      The panel will include two NSCAI staff members, Rama Elluru (Administrative Patent Judge detailed from USPTO to NSCAI) and Christie Lawrence (concurrent MPP/JD candidate at Harvard and Stanford), as well as Elham Tabassi (Chief of Staff in the Information Technology Lab at NIST), who consulted on the NSCAI Final Report with a moderated discussion by Paul Ragusa (SOS Chair). The speakers will focus on issues relating to emerging technologies and standardizing AI.

      Click here to join via Microsoft Teams.

      Committees Not Planning to Meet

      Some Committees will not be holding meetings during Spring Meeting. Please see below for Committees that have indicated they are not scheduled to meet.

      • Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy Committee
      • Copyright Law Committee
      • IP Practice in the Far East Committee
      • Special Committee on Pro Bono