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II-PIC 2017: Patent Information User Group PIUG

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II-PIC 2017: Patent Information User Group PIUG

  1. 1. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 1 What is PIUG? Non-profit organization for individuals with professional, scientific or technical interest in patent information Mission Statement • To support, assist, improve and enhance the success of patent information professionals through leadership, education, communication, advocacy and networking. • Promote and improve the retrieval, analysis and dissemination of patent information. Patent Information Users Group, Inc. The International Society for Patent Information Professionals
  2. 2. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 2 Brief History – Key Events 1988 1992 1998 1999 2002 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 PIUG was born 1st PIUG Northeast Conf @ New Brunswick, New Jersey PIUG 10th Anniversary 1st Multi-day Annual Conf PIUG incorporated, leading to Board of Directors • PIUG Education & Training Task Force created • PIUG Wiki Forum replaced discussion list 1st PIUG Brian Stockdale Award 1st PIUG Biotech Conf @ Boston • PIUG 20th Anniversary • Initiated CEPIUG partnership • Initiated WIPO, PDG Partnerships • Started Chinese Subchapter Established partnerships with AIIP, LES and AALL 2016 • 1st Australian Elected PIUG Chair • PIUG Brochures in Chinese & English • PIUG 25th Anniversary • 1st PIUG Stu Kaback Business Impact Award PIUG granted WIPO Observer Status • PIUG Participated in WIPO Legal Status Task Force • PIUG-PIAC Asia Session @ Beijing, China A full list of PIUG Milestones is available
  3. 3. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 3 PIUG Members – By Member Type Current Membership as of August 15, 2017 84% “Regular” Members 3% Unemployed Members < 1% Student Members 3% Retiree Members ~10 % Emerging Country Members Total Number of Members = 484 Number
  4. 4. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 4 PIUG Members – By Affiliation Type Current Membership as of August 15, 2017 Corporate 38 % Applications 22 % Consulting 21 % Legal 9 % Academic 6% Other 3% Patent Offices 1%
  5. 5. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 5 PIUG Members – By Country Current Membership as of August 15, 2017 USA = 374 Members ~ 72 % Outside US = 155 Members ~ 32 % US Members = 384 72% 324 US Members ~ 68% 329 US Members ~ 68%
  6. 6. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 6 Current Non-US Members as of August 15, 2017 25 countries 155 members
  7. 7. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 7 Current Asia-Pacific Region Members as of August 15, 2017 9 countries 63 members
  8. 8. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 8 Membership Benefits • Discounted registration fee and hotel charges at PIUG conferences, courses, and events • Networking opportunities with international patent information professionals through wiki discussion forum, conferences, committees and other PIUG events • Access to PIUG conference materials archive • Access to PIUG membership directory • Access to PIUG-sponsored salary surveys • eNewsletter & Newsletter archives • Reduced individual subscription rate to World Patent Information
  9. 9. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 9 • Users ask “Does anyone know…?” and engage in “what works, what doesn’t, tips on how to fix problems” • Users directly contribute to Forums, etc. • Patent Offices communicate proposals and activities • Vendors present products and services information • Employers post job openings to target audience • Knowledge base of useful patent information • “Members-Only” site PIUG Wiki Forum Learning & Networking Opportunities
  10. 10. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 10 PIUG Conferences/Events • Annual Conference (3 Days) • April/May of each year (before June 1) • East Coast, Midwest, or West Coast (USA) • Exhibits and Pre- and Post-conference workshops • Northeast USA Regional Conference (1 Day) • September/October of each year • New Jersey (USA) • Exhibits and Pre- and Post-conference workshops • Biotechnology Conference (1 Day) • February of each year • Boston, MA or West Coast (USA) • Exhibits and Pre- and Post-conference workshops • PIUG Partnerships in Asia Events • CPAC Conference – With IPPH/SIPO @Beijing, China (September) • PATINEX Conference – KIPI/KIPO @ Seoul, S.Korea (September) • Patent Info Fair & Conference – JAPIO @ Tokyo, Japan (November) • Int’l India Patent Info Conference – Dr. Haxel Congress, Bangalore, India (November)
  11. 11. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 11 • PIUG 2017 Northeast Conference 25-27 September 2017 APA Hotel Woodbridge, NJ, USA • PIUG 2018 Biotechnology Conference 20-21 February 2018 Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, Cambridge, MA, USA • PIUG 2018 Annual Conference 5-10 May 2018 Westin Hotel, Alexandria, VA, USA Upcoming PIUG Conferences www.piug.org wiki.piug.org
  12. 12. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 12 PIUG Functional Committees Education & Training Electronic Communications Sponsorship Partnerships & Patent Offices Bylaws, Nominating & Election Membership and Member Relations Certification • Patent Information Fundamentals Course • FTO Fundamentals Course WIPO, USPTO, AIIP, LES, AALL, CEPIUG, PDG, SIPO/IPPH (China), KIPO/KIPI (Korea), JAPIO (Japan) Participated in the Development of Certification of Patent Information Professionals with CEPIUG and PDG PIUG website, wiki, Social Media - LinkedIn, Twitter PIUG Conferences Sponsor/Exhibitor Solicitations New Member Recruitment & Onboarding
  13. 13. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 13 PIUG Partnerships and Patent Offices Committee WIPO USPTO SIPO-IPPH ChinaKIPO-KIPI- PATINEX Korea II-PIC India CEPIUG PDG AIIP, LES, AALL Observer Status EPO JAPIO, PIFC Japan
  14. 14. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 14 Objectives: • Enhance PIUG outreach across US-based and international organizations, and incentivize them to become PIUG members • Provide technically-strong patent information presentations/discussions at the partner/patent offices’ conferences • Establish and maintain ongoing exchange of information between PIUG and partner/ patent office organizations to improve the quality, retrieval, analysis and dissemination of patent information. Partnerships and Patent Offices Committee
  15. 15. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. Join the Patent Information Users Group to learn from the experts, share your experiences and network with patent information professionals worldwide! * Reduced Annual Membership Fee for Emerging Countries - $50/year * Introductory Special Rate - $20 for the first year if you register before 1st October 2017. Register at http://www.piug.org/membership Contact Cynthia Barcelon Yang (cynthia.yang@bms.com) or Qin Meng (qinmengbe@gmail.com) for Discount Code 15 Conclusion
  16. 16. © Patent Information Users Group, Inc. 16

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