Hello PIUG colleagues,
On behalf of the PIUG Strategic Planning Committee, below please find a preliminary/draft version of a vision statement for the organization, together with the current mission statement (the mission will be unchanged during this planning cycle). The vision statement reflects where we would like to take PIUG over the next several years, whereas the mission statement is about the present. Your feedback is important to this process.
Please reply to this forum thread to provide any comments about the draft vision statement, preferably sometime within the next several days.
DRAFT VISION STATEMENT
The Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) is an international community comprising business, technical and legal professionals that aspires to connect and share knowledge related to global intellectual property, within an environment that is open and equal, to collaboratively improve current and future information services and products for all users.
Current Mission Statement
To support, assist, improve and enhance the success of patent information professionals through leadership, education, communication, advocacy and networking
Chair, PIUG Strategic Planning Committee