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The PIUG 2022 Annual Conference program is online and registration for the Virtual Program will remain available through May 11th.  As a reminder, a virtual registration will provide you with access to the streaming portion of our program for two days, May 11 and 12 as well as access to all of the recordings from May 2 - 4, which will be available through the app.   The PIUG 2022 Annual Business Meeting will be presented in a virtual format on May 10th, 2022.  Current members are encouraged to register even if they do not attend the Annual Conference.  The recording and presentation slides will be available for all current PIUG members in the Members Only section of the Website.   PIUG has created a 4-part webinar package concerning Legal Status as well as the one for Patent Analytics.  Click either topic for more information.   Future PIUG Events are listed in the PIUG Calendar.  Event information is added as soon as a venue is secured for a future event.   

PIUG 2022 Annual Conference Highlights

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.

PIUG is proud to be partners with

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