• Two AIPPI-US Events at Next Week's AIPLA Spring Meeting in New Orleans

    Dear AIPPI-US Members and Friends, 

    We hope to see you at next week’s AIPLA Spring Meeting in New Orleans, which takes place from May 17-19.  Please note that AIPPI-US is hosting two events at this year's meeting:

    On Wednesday, May 18, 4:00-6:00pm, AIPPI-US will host a meeting to discuss the upcoming historic 2022 AIPPI World Congress, which will take place in San Francisco from September 10-13, 2022.  At the meeting, there will be an update on the Congress planning and also presentations on this year’s four Study Questions, which regard patentability of diagnostic methods, trademark and the internet/social media, moral rights and the treatment of trade secrets in litigation.  All are welcome to attend! (FYI: Registration for the 2022 AIPPI World Congress is now open; details on can be found here; sponsorship opportunities for the 2022 AIPPI World Congress can be found here.)

    On Tuesday May 17, 2:15-3:45pm, AIPPI-US, along with AIPLA PCT Issues and Mergers & Acquisitions Committees, is hosting the Concurrent PM Track 2 Session on International Practice.  The session will include the following four presentations.

    Climate Change and IP: WIPO Green Initiative to Enhance Green Tech Transfer
    Speaker: Yuichi Watanabe, Osha Bergman Watanabe Burton, Houston, TX

    Incentivizing Patents in the Public Interest:  Combatting Climate Change and COVID-19
    Speaker: Patrick Breslin, Breslin Consulting, Washington, DC

    Incentivizing Green Technology Inventions and Innovation - A Global Review
    Speaker: Leonor Magalhaes Galvao, Magellan IP, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

    Recent Trends in Tech Transfer Agreements
    Speaker:  Aaron Levine, Polsinelli, Houston, TX

    Patrick Breslin, AIPPI-US member and Chair of AIPPI-Intl IP and Green Technology Committee, will moderate the session.

    We hope to see you in New Orleans!

    Chris Carani
    AIPPI-US, Chair