Meet top Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander inventors

Virtual Event

On Friday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, don’t miss a special online event celebrating the remarkable work of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) innovators. Take this opportunity to hear from National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductees about their world-changing technological achievements and from inventors advancing the fight against COVID-19. Register early.

2021 Authors Guild Foundation Gala: Books Inspire Change

Virtual Event

The Authors Guild Foundation will “celebrate authors and the power of literature to transform our society” during its 29th annual gala. Distinguished Honorees include Louise Erdrich, Chris Jackson & One World, and Ibram X. Kendi. The event host is Samantha Bee. For information about sponsoring the gala, please email For additional information about the event or to […]

Copyright Society Hosts Steals, Deals, and Newly Spliced Reels


The Copyright Society will host a panel titled Steals, Deals, and Newly Spliced Reels, featuring experts who will “discuss and demonstrate the creation of remixes and mashups, as well as structuring catalog acquisition deals with an eye toward new uses such as licensing iconic artists' works for biopics and music documentaries.” Speakers include John P. Luneau, Primary […]

USPTO Hosts Conversation on Innovation with Frances Ligler

Virtual Event

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is hosting a conversation about innovation with National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee and optical biosensor industry leader Frances Ligler. The event will also feature Drew Hirshfeld, who is performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. Ligler […]

Copyright Society Hosts A Conversation with Deidre Keller and Anjali Vats: Race and Copyright

Virtual Event

The Florida chapter of the Copyright Society will host a conversation between Professor Anjali Vats (Boston College) and Dean Deidre Keller (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University School of Law) via a live webinar. The event will “Build on themes from the Race and Copyright in Crisis session at the 2021 Race + IP Conference,” and will “address […]

WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property


The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School has again partnered with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to host the fourth annual WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property. The two-week summer school program offers an “opportunity to senior students, young professionals, and government officials to acquire […]

USPTO Hosts Webinar on NMTI Nomination Process


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will host a webinar to provide details on the 2021 National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) nomination process. The NMTI is “the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement, bestowed by the President of the United States.” The webinar will cover nomination guidelines and procedures. Attendees are invited to […]

Copyright Society Hosts 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute

Virtual Event

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Copyright Society—in partnership with the CBA Intellectual Property Law Section, Stanford Law School, ABA Law Section, and the Rocky Mountain Regional Office of the USPTO—will host the 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute. The event will feature “updates from national and international IP and tech law […]

UIC John Marshall Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law Hosts 12th Annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law Conference

Virtual Event

The UIC John Marshall Law School’s Center for IP, information & Privacy Law will host the 12th Annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law Conference, featuring a breadth of speakers and panels. Terrica will speak at 2:15 p.m. CT on a panel titled A Conversation on Implicit Bias and IP as Social Change, along with […]

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law Hosts 2021 Mark T. Banner Award Virtual Program

Virtual Event

The ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law will honor “three stars who have risen to the top of their profession,” including Karyn Temple,Senior Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel of the Motion Picture Association and former Register of Copyrights at the U.S. Copyright Office. The featured speaker for the event is Bismarck Myrick, Director of […]

New USCO Deadline for Initial Determination in Web V Webcaster Rate Setting Proceeding


At the request of the Copyright Royalty Board, the U.S. Copyright Office announced that it is extending the deadline for the Board’s initial determination in the Web V webcaster rate setting proceeding by up to an additional 60 days. According to the announcement, “the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act authorizes the Register […]