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USIPA Annual Meeting and GIPA IP Celebration & Dinner

October 20, 2022

Two very special intellectual property events will take place in Atlanta on October 20, 2022: the USIPA ANNUAL MEETING, on site & virtual via Zoom, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 p.m., with keynote speaker Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and  Trademark Office and the GIPA IP CELEBRATION, with cocktails, dinner & launch of the Global IP Alliance from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 

The daytime meeting of USIPA  also features:
Scott Frank, USIPA Chair, CEO, AT&T IP, GIPA Chair
David Kappos, USIPA Vice Chair, Partner, Cravath, former Director, US Patent & Trademark Office and former Chief IP Counsel, IBM, Paul Michel, USIPA Vice Chair, Retired Chief Justice, US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
Joyce Ward, USIPA Vice Chair, Director, Office of Education, US Patent & Trademark Office, USIPA K-12 IP Education Co-Lead
Elizabeth Dougherty, USIPA IP Awareness Co-Chair, Eastern Regional Outreach Director, US Patent & Trademark Office
Mike Waring, USIPA IP Awareness Co-Chair, Retired Lobbyist, University of Michigan
Peggy Johnson, USIPA Entertainment, Arts & Sports Co-Chair, Producer & Composer, Pendulum-Productions, GO Media Productions
Bruce Siegal, USIPA Entertainment, Arts & Sports Co-Chair, Attorney, Greenspoon Marder, LLP
Allen Lo, USIPA Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair, VP & Deputy General Counsel, Meta Platforms
Suzanne Harrison, USIPA Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair, Founder, IP Gathering 2.0 & Principal, Percipience
Warren Tuttle, USIPA Creators Co-Chair, Past President, United Inventors Association of America
Stephanie Couch, USIPA K-12 IP Education Co-Chair, Executive Director Lemelson MIT Program
Auma Reggy, GIPA Board Member, Chief Trademark Counsel, McKesson
Adam Kelly, Illinois IP Alliance Chair, Partner, Loeb & Loeb
Scott Partridge, USIPA Protectors Co-Chair, Past Partner, Baker Botts
Lateef Mtima, USIPA Co-Chair, College & University IP, Professor, Howard University School of Law
Phil Weilerstein, USIPA Enablers Co-Chair, President, VentureWell
Zak Tutino, USIPA State Alliances Co-Chair, Senior Director, MaxVal
Sam Zellner, USIPA State Alliances Co-Chair, President, InspireIP