The conference will feature world-renowned experts on patent information for technology research and planning, for legal organizations, for patent offices and for overall corporate IP management (technology licensing and related activities). Attendees typically have a professional, scientific, economic or technical interest in patents and represent a multitude of organizations including corporations, universities, government agencies, non-government organizations and non-profit organizations. Many professionally enriching workshops will also be held in conjunction with this conference (before, during and after the technical sessions).
Our virtual conference will provide a similar format to our live, in-person event. Attendees will have many great opportunities to learn and connect throughout the conference. Be sure to join us for the following:
PLEASE BE ADVISED that attendees and speakers who are not members of PIUG will not have post-conference access to the conference presentations posted on the website Meeting Page, which is a PIUG member benefit. To enable post-conference access to PIUG conference presentations, and to also save significantly on PIUG conference registration fees, BECOME A MEMBER of PIUG by going to the PIUG Membership page.
You may know why you need to attend PIUG 2020 Annual Conference, but does your employer? If not, you may use this justification letter on Why Attend the PIUG 2020 Annual Conference? as a template to help make your case. Simply copy and paste the text or download the Word document, tailor it to your specific needs, and share it with your boss.
PIUG welcomes new and returning sponsors to join us for networking and showcasing your products or services to our international audience of patent information users. Please see the summary of Sponsorship Opportunities.
PIUG gratefully acknowledges the generous support of all our sponsors and exhibitors.
Program Co-Chairs – Martha Yates and Lucy Antunes
Planning Co-Chairs – Martha Yates and Ken Koubek
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