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Seattle CHIZAI (IP) Kick-off Event

 

November 7, 2018

 

Seattle CHIZAI (IP) is a learning and networking initiative. It aims to create a unique communication platform by providing an intellectual property (IP) lens for professionals looking for leaning and networking experience in Seattle and the West Coast.

 

Seattle CHIZAI (IP) is planning a kick-off event on December 7th (Fri) 2018 at Microsoft Conference Center (16070 NE 36th Way Bldg 33, Redmond, WA 98052). We are expecting many professionals will come, especially IP professionals and those who are interested in IP in business not only at a large corporation but also at a smaller company. Click for event schedule.

 

Title: Exclusion and Inclusion – “Open Innovation” from academic, IP and business viewpoints

 

Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 3:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: Microsoft Conference Center (16070 NE 36th Way Bldg 33, Redmond, WA 98052)

 

RSVP to Masa Kaneko by Friday, November 30th.

 

WSPLA Content Committee

 

October 19, 2018

 

The new WSPLA Content Committee is looking for WSPLA members to join the committee to help find content to post on the WSPLA web site and social media. Let me know if you’re interested (Jim Baunach jimb@seedip.com 206-694-4816).

 

Join WSPLA on LinkedIn and Twitter

 

October 19, 2018

 

Join the WSPLA LinkedIn Group at https://www.linkedin.com/groups/5181640/ and follow the WSPLA Twitter account at https://twitter.com/WSPatent.

 

WSPLA 2018 Election Results

 

May 30, 2018

 

Dear WSPLA Members,

 

WSPLA congratulates Greg Plichta who has been elected to the WSPLA Board. Thanks to all candidates who agreed to be nominated for Board positions.

 

Sincerely and respectfully yours,

WSPLA Board of Directors

 

Washington Pro Bono Patent Network Seeks Patent Attorney Volunteers

 

April 16, 2018

 

Operated by University of Washington School of Law’s Center for Advanced Study and Research on Innovation Policy (CASRIP) with assistance from the USPTO, the Network matches low-income inventors with volunteer patent attorneys across Washington State.

 

Currently, we are looking to place 3 inventors for patent counseling and/or provisional patent filing. Inventions include:

 

1. A food product
2. Fishing equipment
3. A software invention related to the commercial fishing industry

 

For more information, please email Allison McCarty at wapatent@uw.edu.

https://www.law.uw.edu/faculty/research-programs/casrip/wa-patent/