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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