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Added by Anthony Trippe , last edited by Admin - Tom Wolff on Jun 11, 2012 16:59

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PIUG Participation

I am currently the PIUG Immediate Past-Chair (2012-2014) after serving as PIUG Chair (2010-2012).

As a member of PIUG I have also accomplished the following:

  • Chaired the Executive Director Task Force
  • Participated as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee
  • Was one of three individuals responsible for the incorporation of PIUG
  • Suggested the creation of the Brian Stockdale Award and have participated in the committee to select the award winner since the inception of the award


I am Director of IP Analytics at 3LP Advisors where I work with clients to help them realize their business goals through the strategic use of IP. 3LP can be thought of as an organization that provides corporate strategic advisory services with the intention of engaging in patent brokerage transactions. We have been in the center of efforts to create a global IP Marketplace where patent assets in particular can be freely traded, sold and licensed.

If you are interested in 3LP and the business, please see the web site at

I am also one of the instructors for the PERI course on Patent Information, recently transferred to PIUG, where I teach on the subject of Patent Analysis.

While at Chemical Abstracts I was fortunate to work with some very talent people and have three products that I was associated with:


As a bit of whimsy but for a practical purpose, I also created the term Patinformatics, a term that is still widely used today; see Patinformatics Group Created on LinkedIn.

Some links to some of my papers and presentations on the web are below:

Contact Information

Email: tony at piug dot org


Twitter handle: @atripper

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This space includes Tony's Blog (Past Chair 2010-2012).

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Recent Blog Posts

Feb 14, 2012 05:00

I am filled with sadness at the loss of Stu Kaback.  I was honored to know him and call him friend during the last fifteen years.  It is difficult to write this since I still can't believe he is gone.  When he retired Stu told us that he would be taking a break from the patent information world but deep down I kep...

Posted by Anthony Trippe on Feb 14, 2012 05:00
Sep 09, 2011 05:57

I told myself I was not going to use a song for the title of this post since it seemed inappropriate for such a somber note but then I remembered who I was writing about. On a number of levels Happy Trails reminds me of Bullit...

Posted by Anthony Trippe on Sep 09, 2011 05:57
Aug 23, 2011 05:00

To provide service to others is considered a nobel endeavor.  This is true when we are talking about military service, a religious service and even civil service.  In many of these cases we consider service to be synonymous with selfless, an opportunity or situation to give something to others without expecting anythin...

Posted by Anthony Trippe on Aug 23, 2011 05:00
Feb 08, 2011 17:15

Hello Everyone,

Tomorrow is our 2011 Biotech Meeting being held this year in San Francisco, CA at the world famous Genentech campus.  Those of you who are still interested in attending can register on-site and join more than 60 PIUG members at this tremendous Posted by Anthony Trippe on Feb 08, 2011 17:15