IIPI:  Future Events

IIPI and BNA to Host “Trade Secrets: The New Frontier in a Changing IP Landscape”

  On December 3, 2014 IIPI and BNA will host “Trade Secrets: The New Frontier in a Changing IP Landscape” in New York City. Trade secrets have become increasingly important to companies worldwide as a way to protect valuable business methods, information, formulas, and innovations not squarely protected by patents... Read More »

AIA Post-Grant Patent Practice Conference

AIA Post-Grant Patent Practice Conference

The America Invents Act led to significant changes in the American patent system. One such change is the creation of post-grant patent review. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in cooperation with Bloomberg BNA, is hosting this two-day, CLE credit eligible conference about this new procedure on February 19-20,... Read More »

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI, in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will initiate a study to determine the economic impact of Europe’s lack of a grace period.   In most countries, an invention cannot be patented unless it is novel. In Europe, public disclosure of a patentable invention – for example through speaking... Read More »