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PIUG has developed a series of 7 webinars entitled, Virtual Patent Searching Fundamentals Course which began on September 15, 2021 and will end December 15, 2021.  Each webinar is being recorded and will be available for viewing afterwards as an on-demand series.   The next PIUG Community Engagement Hour has been scheduled for December 7, 2021 from 10:30 - Noon Eastern Time and registration is now open.   The two previous Annual Conferences for 2020 and 2021 are now available at discounted rates thru December 31, 2021.  Click here for registration and more information.   The PIUG 2021 Annual Business Meeting was presented in a virtual format on June 8th, 2021.  The recording and presentation slides are now 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 2021 1st Quarter 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.

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