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This principal PIUG Discussion Forum (PIUG-DF) is for matters of general interest to the patent information users community.

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Hi Jeannette, I've asked MaryAnn Dean to post a news item if she has time. Elliott
Ruben Diaz 05 Dec 3 Elliott Linder 06 Feb
PIUG 2014 Northeast ConferenceMonday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 1, 2014 The Heldrich
Kimberly Miller 31 Jul 0 -
Good morning Tony and everyone, For those of you who prefer the up-close-and-personal approach,
Anthony Trippe 27 Oct 1 Elliott Linder 27 Mar
Follow Up: Several good people at the USPTO have approached me in the past week and told me
Dominic DeMarco 04 Mar 5 Dominic DeMarco 25 Mar
In February the USPTO ratified the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International
Kristine H. Atkinson 25 Mar 0 -
Dear PIUG members, I am a Master’s degree student at Stockholm University investigating
Anna Klimovich 23 Mar 0 -
Posting on behalf of Ted Baldwin for the SLA Chemistry Division: Hi everyone, Registration
Anthony Trippe 21 Mar 0 -
Colleagues of Dr. Peter Kallas from the Patent Information Industry will immediately bring
Trudi Jones 18 Mar 0 -
Whenever working with patent information, on a patent by patent basis, one knows the difficulty
Susanne Hantos 17 Mar 0 -
Dear PIUG colleagues, I have some exciting news to share. About six weeks ago, the USPTO
Elliott Linder 16 Mar 0 -
Hi All, My company is looking to revisit software options to manage our patent & trademark
Mindy Peters 23 Feb 0 -
Limiting sentences to 8 words in drafting the patent disclosure, but obviously not the claims,
Robert E. (Bob) Buntrock 10 Feb 3 Michael O'Keeffe 23 Feb
The first PTO Inter-Parties Review (IPR) case to reach the Federal Circuit was decided by
Robert Grantham 07 Feb 0 -
  We are pleased to confirm that we now have not one but two examiners from the USPTO for
Elyse D. Robinson Turner 30 Jan 0 -
Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce the availability of the highly anticipated 2015
Natasha Kay 19 Jan 0 -

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