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PIUG has posted the Legal Status Webinar Series which began December 9, 2020.   The large discount for attending all 4 webinars is still available.  Registration for the discount ends Wednesday morning, January 20th.   PIUG has created a 4-part webinar package concerning Patent Analytics at a reduced price. Click HERE for more information.   This year, the PIUG 2020 Annual Conference was presented as a totally Virtual Conference and was held October 26 - 30, 2020.   All Presentation Slides have been added to the conference for the benefit of our membership.   Consider joining now to be able to access these and other slides back to 2006.   The complete PIUG 2020 Annual Business Meeting has been posted to the Members Only part of the website.   It includes slides, MP4 recording and Minutes from the Chat Session.   Future PIUG Events are listed in the PIUG Calendar.     Event information is added as soon as a venue is secured for a future event.   

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The PIUG Mission

Our mission is to support, assist, improve and enhance the success of patent information professionals through leadership, education, communication, advocacy and networking.

Why Join PIUG?

  • Affiliation with the premier international society for patent information professionals, whose active members include patent attorneys and agents, licensing professionals, patent information researchers and vendors, and documentation experts from the U.S. and abroad.
  • Opportunity to participate in committees that help shape the organization, i.e. Education & Training, Partners & Patent Offices, Member Relations, etc.
  • Reduced Fees for PIUG-sponsored conferences, trainings and workshops.
  • Access to full conference proceeding archives and special subscriptions rates to IP journals.
  • Effective advocacy platform, influence vendors and service providers, dialogue with patent offices.

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