The AIPLA 2022 Spring Conference is off to a great start in New Orleans.  The event takes place from May 17-19, 2022.  Further details regarding the AIPLA may be found here.

Founded in 1897, AIPLA in a national bar association dedicated to issues of intellectual property.  This includes the protection and enforcement of patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, privacy, and related subject matter.  AIPLA is comprised primarily of practitioners in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community.  Membership includes companies, law firms, government personnel, and others who focus on related areas of  law.

Topics covered at this year’s event include the following:

  • Patent prosecution
  • Privacy
  • Emerging technologies – the internet of things
  • Law Practice management
  • International Trade Commission practice
  • IP Practice in Latin America
  • Cross-border issues in IP litigation
  • Corporate litigation

In addition to helpful practitioner sessions, there are meetings of various AIPLA Committees.  These include:

  • Online programs
  • Pro bono
  • Nominations
  • Patent Law

The AIPLA is a great association for members to further develop their skills and keep up to date with latest legal developments.  It also provides members with opportunities to meet other members and share best practices.

For information on other IP professional events that have taken place over the past year, please refer to our events page.