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PIUG 2008 Northeast Conference

Overview | Program | Presentations (Members-only) | Travel | Workshops

Monday, October 13 to Thursday, October 16, 2008

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901
Tel: +1 (732) 873-1234, Fax: +1 (732) 873-1382

PIUG 2008 Northeast Conference Papers – October 2008

PIUG Northeast Conference presentation files are provided to PIUG members with permission of the presenters. Further distribution is limited to current PIUG members. PIUG is an organization of individuals and not companies, so sharing presentation files with colleagues who are not PIUG members is against PIUG policy. We welcome new members and renewals per the PIUG Membership Benefits page.

Abstracts, author biographies, and the full program are available on the Final Program page.

Download the full PIUG 2008 Northeast Conference Book just as printed and distributed at the conference.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Adrienne Shanler, PIUG 2008 NE Conference Chair

Keynote Address: Certification, Licensure and Legal Liability for Patent Information Professionals: A Primer, Martin Wallace, University of Maine

Panel Discussion: "Standards of Excellence for Patent Information Professionals", Cynthia Barcelon-Yang (Bristol-Myers Squibb), Moderator
Panelists: Martin Wallace, University of Maine; Edlyn Simmons, Proctor & Gamble; Lucy Akers, Bristol-Myers Squibb (Presentations not available.)

Training initiatives (primarily PERI), Edlyn Simmons, Proctor & Gamble

Certification initiatives (primarily in Europe and Japan) and PETT Taskforce, Lucy Akers, Bristol-Myers Squibb (Presentation not available.)

The PIUG Wiki — A New Medium for PIUG Collaboration and Discussion, Thomas E. Wolff, Wolff Information Consulting LLC; subsequently published as "PIUG Wiki: Communication and Collaboration Par Excellence." Searcher. The Magazine for Database Professionals, 17, no. 8 (September 2009): pp. 12-19, 51-53

The Facts on Legal Status – Who, What, Where, When & Why, Jim Brown, FIZ Karlsruhe

Updates on US Patent Law, Rules, and Practice, Rick Neifeld, Neifeld IP Law, PC

Locating Patent Information About the Newest High Technology: A Case Study of Nanotechnology Patents, Ron Kaminecki, Dialog LLC

Why IP is Important and What an IP Attorney Looks for in a "Good Search", Richard Woodbridge, Fox Rothschild LLP

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