The Patent Information Users Group Northeast Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the PIUG 2019 NE Conference to be held on Tuesday, September 24 at the APA Hotel Woodbridge in Iselin, NJ.  This years theme is: Navigating Patent Information in a Flat World.


We are interested in papers from ALL sectors of the patent information community (chemistry, electrical, mechanical, software, pharmaceutical & biotechnology), and from ALL areas of the patent professional community (attorneys, agents, examiners, searchers (corporate and independent consultants) & tech transfer offices) on patent searching and analysis topics related to the following:


General Guidelines for submitting proposal/topic/ideas:


Please email an abstract with your idea(s) to Shelley Pavlek ( 

Deadline is July 1, 2019 for full consideration, with July 31, 2019 as the final deadline for submission. 


Please share this notice within your greater patent information community to enhance our outreach efforts.  Thank you for your consideration. We look forward to seeing you at the PIUG 2019 NE Conference!


PIUG 2019 NE Conference Program Committee

Shelley Pavlek  (Bristol-Myers Squibb Company;

John Marlin (ExxonMobil,
Yateen Pargaonkar  (ExxonMobil;

Leah Sandvoss (Pfizer;

Donald Walter  (CAS;