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Patent Information Users Group, Inc.

The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

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Future PIUG Events are listed in the PIUG Calendar.     Event information is added as soon as a venue is secured for a future event.   The program is posted for the PIUG 2020 Biotechnology Conference and Registration is still open.  Register now and attend!   Nominations are being accepted for the Stu Kaback Award and the Brian Stockdale Award. Submit nominations for the Stockdale Award by March 6, 2020 and the Kaback Award by March 7, 2020.   The Preliminary Program for the PIUG 2020 Annual Conference is online and Early Bird Registration is open through Sunday, March 15th.   Register early and save!

At last year's PIUG 2019 Biotechnology Conference.

 Our 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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