Upcoming Events

    • September 24, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online

     Proxy Form
    (To be submitted by Firm Representative)

     Nominated 2020-2021
    Board of Directors



    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the in-person 2020 Annual Meeting of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms has been cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic. The association will host a short online meeting and election for the 2020-2021 Board Members on Thursday, September 24, beginning at 4:00 PM (ET) for the following purposes:

    1. To hear the reports of the President, Officers and the Committee Chairpersons concerning the activities of the Association during the year;
    2. To elect the Board of Directors; and
    3. To transact such other business as may arise during the meeting.  

    The meeting and election will be followed by a Board of Directors Meeting.

    Firm Representatives are urged to attend the election online or by proxy. Please sign the enclosed Proxy and return it promptly to admin@aipf.com. If you attend the online election, the Proxy can be rescinded for a direct vote. However, we urge that it be filled in at this time to assure our ability to transact business.

    In accordance with our bylaws, a list of nominations made by the Nominating Committee to be voted on is also enclosed.

    Please be sure to return the enclosed Proxy by Thursday, September 17, 2020. You may either e-mail a PDF copy to admin@aipf.com or fax it to 1.201.461.6635.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Christopher Agrawal
    Vice-President, AIPF

Past Events

September 09, 2020 E-Litigation - The New Normal?
July 14, 2020 Trademark Dilution, a Latin American perspective, where are we, and where are we heading?
July 07, 2020 Managing a Virtual Team in an IP Boutique
June 29, 2020 Covid-19 & Compulsory Licenses in Latin America and Canada
May 07, 2020 How AIPF Member Firms are Responding to the Challenges of COVID-19
March 10, 2020 Law Firms and the Day You Hope Will Never Come: Preparing For Disaster
March 04, 2020 2020 IPOwners Spring Summitâ„¢
February 18, 2020 New Trends in Prosecution of Pharma Patent Applications in Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and the Andean Community)
November 14, 2019 Beyond Words and Logos: Non-Traditional Trademarks Around the World
November 13, 2019 Global IP Exchange USA
October 20, 2019 LES 2019 Annual Meeting
September 22, 2019 2019 AIPF Annual Meeting
August 22, 2019 Post-filing Evidence: When the cards are stacked against you, do you have an ace up your sleeve?
June 27, 2019 Litigation Lending - What is it and Practical Tips for Lawyers
May 20, 2019 AIPF Breakfast at INTA's Annual Meeting
March 27, 2019 Road Testing the US Guidelines for Patent Subject Matter Eligibility
March 13, 2019 Digital Disruption: IP Practices for the 21st Century
December 06, 2018 Ambush Marketing and Right of Publicity During Major Sports Events
November 17, 2018 Inclusive Innovation Forum
October 14, 2018 LES 2018 Annual Meeting
September 26, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting
September 23, 2018 IPO 2018 Annual Meeting
August 15, 2018 Patents and the IOT
May 21, 2018 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
May 09, 2018 I Need Your Advice! Tips, Traps and Strategies for International Patent Litigation
March 27, 2018 Challenges for IP Boutiques in the Recruitment and Retention of Personnel in the Millennial Age
February 14, 2018 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
February 06, 2018 Functional Claiming
September 13, 2017 2017 AIPF Annual Meeting
July 26, 2017 Key Recent Trends in Calculating Patent Infringement Damages
June 20, 2017 When Good Lawyers Go Bad: Common Ethics Mistakes By IP Practitioners
May 22, 2017 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
May 17, 2017 The Dark Side of Domain Names
April 12, 2017 Nuances of North American Patent Law
March 28, 2017 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
February 21, 2017 A Primer on the Updated 2017 TTAB Rules in Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
January 25, 2017 After Final Patent Prosecution Strategy
December 07, 2016 Recent Law Change Concerning Chinese Patent Infringement Disputes: Interpretations (2) of SPC
November 04, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at Salt Lake City, UT
November 02, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Diego, CA
October 31, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Jose, CA
October 26, 2016 The XYZ's of 3D Scanning: Making Reality Virtual
September 26, 2016 Patent Protection and Administrative Enforcement in China
September 14, 2016 2016 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 11, 2016 2016 IPO Annual Meeting
August 16, 2016 Non-Practicing Entities: How to Deal with Patent Trolls
July 21, 2016 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility
July 14, 2016 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
May 05, 2016 Technology Risk Management and Cyber Liability for Law Firms and Their Clients
April 19, 2016 Best IP Protection Strategies for Wearable Tech Development
February 23, 2016 Patent Issue-Spotting for Trademark Lawyers
January 13, 2016 Navigating Influence: The Key to Sustaining Your Legal Practice
November 19, 2015 Lessons Learned from Recent Data Breaches, and Ten Critical Steps to Reduce Your Risks of Becoming the Next Target
October 28, 2015 Ensuring Your Partner Pay Plan Works: Evaluating Contributions of Originators and Producers of Legal work and Consequential Non-revenue Producing Activities
September 30, 2015 2015 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 27, 2015 2015 IPO Annual Meeting
August 19, 2015 Innovating with Universities
July 14, 2015 Effective Office Action Responses & Discovery Conferences in TTAB Proceedings
June 17, 2015 Overview of Patent Quality with the USPTO
June 09, 2015 USPTO's Future of Urban Innovation Summit - June 9th in NYC
May 20, 2015 Trial Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Part II
May 04, 2015 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
October 22, 2014 WebIP Hour: The Streisand Effect: IP Litigation in the Wild West of Social Media
September 28, 2014 AIPF 2014 Annual Meeting

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