AIIP members are invited to register at the Patent Information User Group member rate for the PIUG Annual Conference. Information and registration forms can be found at http://www.piug.org/an15meeting.
In addition to the conference program there will be a large exhibition featuring many information providers.
Before and after the conference program, there will be an extensive workshop program. Workshop registration is separate from registration to the conference.
Fees will be charged for two workshops presented on May 2 by Independent Information professionals.
AIIP members are encouraged to contact the AIIP office in order to receive a special discounted registration code.
Edlyn Simmons of Simmons Patent Information Service, LLC, will present a workshop on Patent Law Fundamentals for Patent Information Specialists. This workshop is suitable for information professionals who need to understand the law behind patent documentation, whether they intend to do patent searching or simply apply their understanding of intellectual property to business problems.
Stephen Adams of Magister, Ltd., will present a workshop on Patent Documentation from South America: Procedures, Sources and Uses.