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International USPTO IP Opportunity

The USPTO’s Office of Human Resources has asked CIPLA to circulate information about a vacancy for an IP Rights Attorney Adviser, or IP Attaché, to work at the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait City, Kuwait.  From the USPTO:

“We are looking for someone who can serve as an IP expert—an individual with experience in international trade, legislative procedures and executive branch decision making related to IP. This individual will act as a resource on Middle East and North African intellectual property regimes for U.S. Government agencies and the U.S. industry.”

Below is a a flyer advertising the vacancy and a link to a profile of the current IP Attaché. To apply for the position, click HERE.

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Paul Grewal, Deputy General Counsel at Facebook, Inc., to Speak at SABAC Awards Dinner

On September 14th, 2016, the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut will hold its annual Awards Dinner in Hartford, Connecticut.  The speaker is Paul Singh Grewal, who is the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Worldwide Litigation at Facebook, Inc.  He is a former Federal Magistrate judge and has a background in IP litigation.

The members and friends of CIPLA are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The invitation at the below link includes additional details and a reservation form.

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CIPLA Website Upgraded

We’re pleased to announce that the CIPLA website has been upgraded to include more functionality and better security.

One of the new features we’re sure you’ll enjoy is the ability to renew your membership AND reserve/pay for events online.

Each event page now includes a description of the event, a map and directions to the venue, and both a paper-based and online reservation form.

CIPLA Co-Sponsoring JPPCLE on April 21, 2016

CIPLA is proud to be a co-sponsor of the JPPCLE on April 21 at the New York Marriott Marquis. The JPPCLE is announcing its program and speakers here: 2016 PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS.

The program offers a wide variety of important, new IP topics. Featured speakers include Drew Hirshfeld, USPTO Commissioner for Patents, Nathan Kelley, Acting Chief Administrative Judge of the PTAB, and Hon. Kathleen O’Malley, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

At the conclusion of the program, there will be a social gathering and cash bar for registered attendees in the Marriott’s Crossroads Lounge. This will be a great place for our members to meet and network.

Earn 8.5 NY/NJ CLE Credits including 1.0 Ethics. Earn 6.5 PA/DE CLE Credits including 1.0 Ethics.

To Register, Click HERE

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