From the President

If you are planning to be at ALA in New Orleans this year, be sure to attend the PTDLA session

PTDLA Day 2009

PTDLA Day Agenda Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 Invited Speaker: 10am National Inventors Hall of Fame By Joyce Ward Lunch & Business Meeting : 11am – 1:00pm Attend the business meeting and enjoy a free box lunch sponsored by PTDLA Includes a guest speaker from past Saturday Night Live, highlights of PTDLA Web site, and executive … Continue reading “PTDLA Day 2009”

Strategic Plan Draft for Discussion

Please review and submit comments on the 2008 draft of the PTDLA Strategic Plan. Vision and mission statements were accepted at the 2008 PTDLA Business Meeting.

PTDLA Day 2008

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Invited Speaker: 9 am -11 am
Title: Patent information from the EPO – latest developments in policy, products and practice
Speaker: David Dickinson, EPO

Lunch & Business meeting 11:30 – 1 pm
Attend the business meeting and enjoy the free pizza lunch sponsored by PTDLA

PTDLA Panel Presentations 2:30 pm – 4 pm

Title: Marketing & Strategizing Outreach for Patent & Trademark Presentations
Speakers: Joanne Dugan, Jim Miller, and Bob Kackley

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Invited Speaker: 9 am -11 am
Title: Patent information from the EPO – latest developments in policy, products and practice
Speaker: David Dickinson, EPO

Lunch & Business meeting 11:30 – 1 pm
Attend the business meeting and enjoy the free pizza lunch sponsored by PTDLA

PTDLA Panel Presentations 2:30 pm – 4 pm

Title: Marketing & Strategizing Outreach for Patent & Trademark Presentations
Speakers: Joanne Dugan, Jim Miller, and Bob Kackley

Report from PATLIB 2007

PATLIB 2007 SEVILLE SPAIN Report by Virginia Baldwin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln http://www.epo.org/about-us/events/archive/2007/PATLIB2007.html May 14-16, 2007 PATLIB 2007 SEVILLE SPAIN Report by Virginia Baldwin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln http://www.epo.org/about-us/events/archive/2007/PATLIB2007.html May 14-16, 2007 Attending the PATLIB conference of patent and trademark librarians from all over Europe was an amazing experience. The Spanish Patent Office was the host of … Continue reading “Report from PATLIB 2007”

Long Range Planning Document Draft

The Long Range Planning Committee has posted a draft planning document for member comment. Please post comments before the end of May.

Executive Committee Resolution Recognizing Mr. James A. Arshem (2006)

On December 14, 2006 the Patent and Trademark Depository Library Association recognized and honored Mr. James A. Arshem with a Lifetime PTDLA Membership Award for his valuable years of leadership and commitment to making patent and trademark information available to the public, and for the many contributions that he has made to both the Patent … Continue reading “Executive Committee Resolution Recognizing Mr. James A. Arshem (2006)”

PTDLA Day 2007

PTDLA Day, March 21, 2007 PTDLA Presentations Title: Bringing Your Collection Up Front: Creating Displays For Patents Speaker: Marian Armour-Gemmen Title: Developing an online Training Tutorial for Patent Searching Speaker: Andrew Wohrley Title: Non-patent literature (NPL) in the patent prior-art search, USPTO, WIPO and EPO requirement. Speaker: Connie Wu …more details 9:00 am – 10:15 … Continue reading “PTDLA Day 2007”