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Upcoming events

    • 20 Feb 2018
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 21 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, Cambridge, MA
    • 98
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    PIUG 2018 Biotechnology Conference

    Tuesday, February 20, through Wednesday, February 21

    Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

    25 Edwin H Land Blvd.
    Cambridge, MA  02141

    Now in its twelfth year, the PIUG Biotechnology Conference focuses on best practices for patent information professionals who specialize in biotechnology search and analysis. The theme for this year's conference is: The Evolution of Biotech Searching:  New Approaches for Old Problems.

    Conference Schedule

    • Tuesday, February 20 - Workshops  
    • Wednesday, February 21:- Main Meeting Presentations and Exhibition  
    • 05 May 2018
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10 May 2018
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314
    PIUG 2018 Annual Conference

    Saturday, May 5 - Thursday, May 10, 2018
    The Westin Alexandria
    400 Courthouse Square
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    +1-703-253-8600

    As you make your plans to attend, be sure to check out the many ways you can make the most out of your conference experience. 

    The plenary sessions run from Monday to Wednesday, but you’ll have many great opportunities to learn and connect throughout the conference. Be sure your travel plans account for: 

    • Saturday May 5: Pre-conference workshops. Deepen your expertise and extend your impact.
    • Sunday May 6: Vendor workshops, Conference Warm-up For First Time Attendees, and the Opening Reception! Plus, a chance to check out the inner workings of PIUG at the annual Business meeting. 
    • Monday, May 7: Our Annual Gala and Awards Dinner. Dinner and drinks with colleagues and friends.
    • Tuesday, May 8 & Wednesday May 9: Opportunities for informal dine-arounds in the evenings. Bring your curiosity!
    • Thursday May 10: Post-conference workshops. Because you really can’t be too much of an expert.   

    Some details, such as vendor workshop registration links, still need to be finalized. Bookmark the link and return often.

    • 08 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10 Oct 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • APA Hotel Woodbridge, Iselin, NJ
    • 140

    PIUG 2018 Northeast Conference

    Monday, October 8, to Wednesday, October 10 2018

    APA Hotel Woodbridge
        120 Wood Avenue South
       Iselin, New Jersey 08830
            

    The PIUG Northeast Conference brings together experts in the areas of chemistry, biology, other sciences, engineering, and legal topics relating to patent information. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding a specific process in searching and retrieving patent information. Vendors will be available to discuss their expertise and products. The key objective of this meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development.

    Conference Schedule

    • Monday, October 8 - STN Patent Forum
    • Tuesday, October 9 - Main Meeting Presentations and Exhibition
    • Wednesday, October 10 - Day for Workshops 
    • 04 May 2019
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 09 May 2019
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314
    PIUG 2019 Annual Conference

    Saturday, May 4 - Thursday, May 9, 2019
    The Westin Alexandria
    400 Courthouse Square
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    +1-703-253-8600

    As you make your plans to attend, be sure to check out the many ways you can make the most out of your conference experience. 

    The plenary sessions run from Monday to Wednesday, but you’ll have many great opportunities to learn and connect throughout the conference. Be sure your travel plans account for: 

    • Saturday May 4: Pre-conference workshops. Deepen your expertise and extend your impact.
    • Sunday May 5: Vendor workshops, Conference Warm-up For First Time Attendees, and the Opening Reception! Plus, a chance to check out the inner workings of PIUG at the annual Business meeting. 
    • Monday, May 6: Our Annual Gala and Awards Dinner. Dinner and drinks with colleagues and friends.
    • Tuesday, May 7 & Wednesday May 8: Opportunities for informal dine-arounds in the evenings. Bring your curiosity!
    • Thursday May 9: Post-conference workshops. Because you really can’t be too much of an expert.   

    Some details, such as vendor workshop registration links, still need to be finalized. Bookmark the link and return often.

Past events

01 Nov 2017 PIUG Freedom to Operate Fundamentals: Comprehensive Techniques for Researching Freedom to Operate
31 Oct 2017 PIUG Introduction to Patent Searching - 2017
27 Sep 2017 Searching Combination Sets in CPC
25 Sep 2017 PIUG 2017 Northeast Conference
25 May 2017 What’s new in CPC – recent changes and Searching in CPC - Practical Tips
21 May 2017 Global Patent Dossier - 2017
20 May 2017 The EPO Patent Information Products Road Show - 2017
20 May 2017 “Making it to the Premiership” – a review of the rising stars in the IP information space.
20 May 2017 PIUG 2017 Annual Conference
22 Mar 2017 Patent Searching Fundamentals Course - Spring 2017
27 Feb 2017 Searching Biotechnological Inventions under the EPC
27 Feb 2017 PIUG 2017 Biotechnology Conference
09 Nov 2016 PIUG Freedom to Operate Fundamentals: Comprehensive Techniques for Researching Freedom to Operate
28 Sep 2016 Search Methodology: As Important as the Tools and Databases
28 Sep 2016 USPTO New Initiatives: Global Dossier and Patent Center
26 Sep 2016 PIUG 2016 Northeast Conference
26 May 2016 EPO's PATSTAT Online
22 May 2016 Global Patent Dossier
21 May 2016 Connecting, Engaging, and Making Your Case: How To Communicate Your Value To People Who Don't Understand What You Do
21 May 2016 Patent Law Fundamentals for Patent Information Specialists
21 May 2016 Understanding "Europe"
21 May 2016 PIUG 2016 Annual Conference
30 Mar 2016 Patent Searching Fundamentals Course
22 Feb 2016 PIUG 2016 Biotechnology Conference
12 Nov 2015 PIUG Freedom to Operate Fundamentals: Comprehensive Techniques for Researching Freedom to Operate
14 Oct 2015 USPTO Workshop - Global Dossier Focus Session
12 Oct 2015 PIUG 2015 Northeast Conference
07 May 2015 Searching in CPC - Practical Tips
02 May 2015 The EPO Patent Information Products Road Show
02 May 2015 Patent Documentation from South America: Procedures, Sources and Uses.
02 May 2015 PIUG 2015 Annual Conference
02 May 2015 Patent Law Fundamentals for Patent Information Specialists
19 Feb 2015 Patent Searching Fundamentals Course
16 Feb 2015 PIUG 2015 Biotechnology Conference
29 Sep 2014 PIUG 2014 Northeast Conference
01 May 2014 CPC Workshop
01 May 2014 Advanced Strategies for Searching Patents in Any Source
26 Apr 2014 EPO Road Show
26 Apr 2014 Fundamentals of Current Patent Law
26 Apr 2014 PIUG 2014 Annual Conference
26 Apr 2014 IP in Africa - Shedding Light on the "Dark Continent"
27 Feb 2014 Patent Information Fundamentals Course
24 Feb 2014 PIUG 2014 Biotechnology Conference
30 Sep 2013 PIUG 2013 Northeast Conference
02 May 2013 CPC Workshop by USPTO and EPO
02 May 2013 AIA Workshop by the USPTO
30 Apr 2013 USPTO Tour Arranged Specifically for PIUG
27 Apr 2013 Personal Branding: Communicating the Authentic You
27 Apr 2013 Fundamentals of Current Patent Law
27 Apr 2013 PIUG 2013 Annual Conference
27 Apr 2013 Patinformatics: The Next Generation
27 Apr 2013 Soft Skills and Squidgy Answers: The Importance of Presenting Useable Search Output to the Client
26 Feb 2013 PIUG 2013 Biotech Meeting
25 Oct 2012 Patent Information Fundamentals Course
22 Oct 2012 PIUG 2012 Northeast Conference
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