July 18 Quarterly AIPPI-US All Membership Meeting

When:  Jul 18, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CT)
Associated with  AIPPI-US

Please plan to attend our next quarterly "All Members" meeting on July 18, 2024, from 10:00 - 11:30 am (CDT).  Our featured speaker will be our own distinguished member, Sharon Israel, who has been appointed Chief Policy Officer and Director of International Affairs of the USPTO.  We will also have reports on the AIPPI Standing Committees on Patents and Designs, including a discussion of the revolutionary LKQ decision by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the WIPO Diplomatic Conference on the Design Law Treaty; updates on the 2024 Study Questions; and important information about the upcoming Global IP Congress in Hangzhou, China, in October.


1.      Welcome – Ms. Nelson

2.      Chair’s Report – Ms. Nelson (10 min.) 

3.      USPTO Update – Sharon Israel, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs, United States Patent & Trademark Office (20 min.) 

4.      Standing Committee on Patents - Mr. Meunier  (5 min.)  

5.      Standing Committee on Designs – LKQ Decision, and WIPO Diplomatic Conference on the Design Law Treaty, Riyadh, November 11-22, 2024 – Mr. Carani (20 min.) 

6.      SQ Updates: U.S. Reports, International Committees, Draft Resolutions, Delegates – Ms. Nelson (15 min.) 

7.      Congress Update:  Registrations, China Tips, Air Travel, Visas, Social Events, Excursions – Mr. Osha (15 min.) 

8.      New Business 

9.      Adjournment



Online Instructions:
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Robert Sacoff