USPTO: A World Intellectual Property Day 2022 Celebration

Virtual Event

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), in partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) will host a two-hour program to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2022. “Under the theme of IP for a Better Future: Young Innovators, the program will include a fireside chat USPTO, WIPO, and USCO […]

IACC Annual Conference 2022

Washington, DC

The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) Annual Conference will be held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, for the first time since 2019. The event will “bring together IP enforcement experts from top brands, service providers, and government and industry partners in small group workshops, as well as general plenary sessions.” Additional information and registration […]

Authors Guild: Finding Your Writing Community


The Authors Guild is hosting a webinar to help writers “get engaged in a writing community to find the feedback and encouragement from colleagues.” The discussion will also provide guidance “on how to find a writing group, how to identify a workshop that will be worth your time, how to manage the obligations of literary […]

California Lawyers for the Arts: Patent Workshop in Honor of World IP Day


In honor of World IP Day, California Lawyers for the Arts will host a Patent Workshop led by Marc Brown, who is an attorney and USC Gould School of Law lecturer on Patent Drafting and Prosecution For additional information and registration, please click here and questions about the event can be directed to

George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School’s C-IP2: From Great Ideas to Global Impact: A Talk with Andrew Byrnes

George Mason University’s Van Metre Hall, Arlington, Virginia campus and via livestream

George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2)will host a discussion with tech executive, attorney, and investor Andrew Byrnes regarding “the path from developing innovative ideas to achieving broad impact, including key legal issues, and business imperatives.” In addition, Byrnes will offer insights on leadership, building high-functioning teams, engaging policymakers, […]

WIPO: 42nd Session of Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

Geneva, Switzerland and online

The 42nd session of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland and online. “EIFL participates in discussions on limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives, education and research, and a proposed treaty for the protection of broadcast organizations.” During the last session, […]

WIPO: Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

Geneva and via live stream

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold the next Standing Committee meeting on Copyright and Related Rights. For additional information, including registration and webcasting details, please click here.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Global Forum: Competition in the Global Marketplace

Virtual Event

During this event, attendees “will explore how the competition for global markets has shifted and how today’s decisions can impact our ability to achieve sustainable, durable, and inclusive growth, creating jobs and prosperity.” Special guests include President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador and President Macky Sall of Senegal. Speakers, including heads of state, senior officials, and […]

Copyright Society PA Chapter: The Copyright Lawyer’s Role in Tech Deals: Open Source Software and M&A


With free and open source software being ubiquitous, and since software developers “regularly leverage open source components to design proprietary code, and seek opportunities to contribute to the open source community,” this panel will discuss due diligence regarding open source technology, “including coordinating legal and technical due diligence and strategies for evaluating and correcting open […]

Copyright Alliance, TALA, and ASMP: Learn About the Copyright Claims Board (CCB)


The Copyright Alliance, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA), in partnership with the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), will host a panel titled Learn About the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) to answer attendee questions, including: what is the reason the Copyright Claims Board was created?, where is the CCB located?, how does the CCB work and who staffs […]

Copyright Alliance and WALA Webinar: Copyright Basics


The Copyright Alliance and the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) are hosting a webinar presentation and Q&A on Copyright Basics, which will be facilitated by Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid. Topics will include copyright registration, copyright licensing, third parties, fair use basics, and more. For more information and registration, please click here.

USPTO: Celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2022

Virtual Event

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is hosting a two-day event to celebrate Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander innovation and entrepreneurship. The May 17 event is titled Find Pathways to Breakthroughs, and the May 18 event is titled Innovating for Real World Solutions. For additional information and registration for the May 17 event, please click here. For […]