PLL-SIS IP Caucus

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DESCRIPTION

The PLL/SIS Intellectual Property Librarians' Caucus is made up of librarians who deal with Patent, Trademark and Copyright issues in their library.

HISTORY

The Intellectual Property Caucus was organized in 1996. Forming a caucus is the first step to becoming a formally recognized Group, according to the PLL/SIS Bylaws.

2011-2013 LEADERSHIP

Emily Florio
Manager of Libraries & Library Information Systems
Fish & Richardson P.C.
One Marina Park Drive
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (617) 368-2102
Fax: (617) 542-8906
Email: florio@fr.com

Jeff Bois
Director of Research & Information Services
Foley & Lardner
111 Huntington Ave Ste 2600
Boston, MA 02199-7610
Phone: (617) 502-3245
Email: jbois@foley.com

Luci Barry
Library Manager
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
201 Redwood Shores Pkwy
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Phone: (650) 802-3024
Email: luci.barry@weil.com

2012 ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

  • C5: Hot Topics in Copyright for Librarians (handout here)
  • K6: I Have a Patent Number- Now What? (handout here)
  • IP Vendor Panel & Reception

2011-2012 WEBINARS

  • 12/7/2011: International Trade Commission (ITC) Research - Tips from the Pros [recording here]
  • 3/6/2012: Searching ITC Material on EDIS
  • 4/24/2012: Shift This!: A Paradigm for Integrating Law School & Law Firm Patent Research
  • 6/19/2012: Patents 101: The Best of the Best Free Search Services:(recording here and handout here]

ANNUAL REPORTS

2008-2009 Annual Report | 2008-2009 Participation Recognition Report | Business Meeting Minutes, 2009 AALL Intellectual Property Committee

RECOMMENDED SERVICES FOR SEARCH, ARTICLE, AND TRANSLATION DELIVERY

  1. Search Firms
  2. Document Suppliers for References/Articles
  3. Global Translation Services

HANDOUTS AND MATERIALS FROM ANNUAL MEETINGS

July 2010 - AALL Program What's A Reasonable Royalty Rate? The What, Why & How of Patent and Technology Licensing Research , 103rd Annual Meeting and Conference, Denver, CO


July 2010 - AALL Program 60 IP sites in 60 Minutes, 103rd Annual Meeting and Conference, Denver, CO


July 2009 - AALL Program What's in a Name, Trademark Searching, Services, & Domain Names, 102nd Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, DC


July 2009 - AALL Program The Changing World of Information Access at the USPTO, 102nd Annual Meeting and Conference, Washington, DC

July 2008 - AALL Program (H-5) Patent Searching Demystified, 101st Annual Meeting and Conference, Portland, OR

July 2006 - AALL Program (H-3) 60 Intellectual Property Sites in 60 Minutes, 99th Annual Meeting and Conference, St. Louis MO


July 2005 - AALL Program (G1) So, Now You've Got an IP Practice, 98th Annual Meeting and Conference, San Antonio TX

ARTICLES FROM PLL PERSPECTIVES:

2010:
IP Vendor Panel Review by Donna M. Fisher, Senniger Powers LLP

60 IP Sites in 60 Minutes by Betsy Chessler, Morrison & Foerster LLP

What's a Reasonable Royalty Rate? by Donna M. Fisher, Senniger Powers LLP

2008:
Domain Name Research � Who Owns That URL?
by Rebecca Olson, Alston & Bird, Charlotte, NC

New Directions For Dialog
by Betsy Chessler, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, San Diego, CA

2007:
Document Delivery for IP Law � Unique Resources for a Unique Practice
by Amanda S. Merk, Fish & Richardson P.C., Boston, MA

2005:
Welcome To The Wonderful World Of IP
by Linda Jean Schneider, Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

A Day In The Life Of An IP Librarian
by Hope Porter, Merchant & Gould, Minneapolis, MN

IP Blogs: Pocket Parts For A Digital Age
by Robert J. Ambrogi, Rockport, MA

The IP Librarians� Web Favorites
by Jennifer C. Groh and Clifford Hoffman, Morgan & Finnegan LLP, New York, NY

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RESOURCES

PIUG 2009 NE Conference Report

A Design Patent Bibliography Compiled by Don Boman of Kenyon & Kenyon - July, 2007

PATENTS

EPO Virtual Helpdesk http://www.epo.org/patents/patent-information/east-asian/helpdesk.html
Collected resources related to Asian patent collections, including China, Taiwan, India, Japan, and Korea.

Intellogist http://www.intellogist.com/wiki/Main_Page
A wiki offering reports on patent search systems, comparison tables, best practices articles, and a global coverage map with links to national patent offices

IP Menu http://www.ipmenu.com/
A directory of intellectual property resources by country

Patently-O http://www.patentlyo.com/
A well known patent law blog

PIUG Wiki http://wiki.piug.org/display/PIUG/PIUG+Space
The Patent Information Users Group wiki contains patent information retrieval questions and answers

PriorSmart http://www.priorsmart.com/
This website offers an IP news portal and a federated search engine with links to national patent office websites for many countries

WIPO Gold http://www.wipo.int/wipogold/en/
Directory to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)'s assorted IP databases

TRADEMARKS

USPTO � TDR Portlet

http://tmportal.uspto.gov/external/portal/tow

US Trademark Document Retrieval

International Trademark Association http://www.inta.org/GlobalTrademark/Pages/main.aspx

Global Trademark Research

Trademark Resources from Cornell Law http://topics.law.cornell.edu/wex/Trademark

Collected resources from Cornell Law

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

http://oami.europa.eu/ows/rw/pages/index.en.do

OHIM is the European Union agency responsible for registering trade marks and designs

ROMARIN http://www.wipo.int/romarin/

Search Madrid Protocol Marks - (ROMARIN stands for "Read-Only-Memory of Madrid Active Registry INformation")

SAME DAY FILE HISTORY PROVIDERS

Digipat http://www.digipat.com/en/Login.aspx

DPS Files http://www.dpsfiles.com/

Landon IP http://www.landon-ip.com/FileHistoryAvailability.aspx

MicroPatent http://www.micropat.com

Patentbank http://www.patentbank.com/

Reedfax http://www.reedfax.com/ordcen/oc_fhsearch.php

Tempus IP https://www.tempusip.com/

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Last Updated: April 10, 2013

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