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The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

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PIUG 2023 Biotechnology Conference Standard Registration opened Monday, January 23rd through Sunday, February 20th, 2023.  Virtual Registration is also now Available.   PIUG's Public Discussion Forum is now available in the COMMUNITY.   PIUG encourages you to visit the new Job-Board feature.  You are able to post new jobs available as well as posting your resume for prospective employers to review.  Resumes are only visible to the person posting or a participating employer looking for candidates.  Click on the tab in the top menu bar or under Quick Links to ENTER the Community or Job-Board.   Make sure to notice Upcoming Events listed in the column on the right side of the Home Page.  The Monthly Series of Best Practices for Patent Searching with various focus areas has now been added to the listing of On-demand Offerings on the Educational Resources Page listed in the right hand navigational bar below.   Future PIUG Events are listed in the PIUG Calendar.  Event information is added as soon as a venue is secured for a future event.   

Brief Overview of Features in the CommUnity and How to Use Them.

PIUG 2022 Recent 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.

  • 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.

Why Join PIUG?

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