MIPLA
Winter 2013 (pdf)

 

  • Message from Past President
  • 2012-2013 Officers
  • Invention in Minnesota
  • Minnesota Inventors Hall of Fame
  • Memorials
  • MIPLA committee updates
  • Young Inventor's Dinner Photos

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Summer 2012 (pdf)
  • Message from Past President
  • 2012-2013 Officers
  • Invention in Minnesota
  • Minnesota Inventors Hall of Fame
  • Memorials
  • MIPLA committee updates
  • Young Inventor's Dinner Photos
June 2011 (pdf)
  • Message from outgoing President, Hallie Finucane
  • Message from incoming President, Robin Sannes
  • 2011-2012 Board of Directors
  • Committee Updates
  • Young Inventors' and Annual Meeting Recap
  • In Memorian-Memorials
  • Annual Golf Event
December 2010 (pdf)
  • Message from 2010-2011 President, Hallie Finucane
  • Holiday Social Recap
  • 2010-2011 Officers and Board of Directors
  • Committee Updates
  • Minnesota Inventor's Hall of Fame
  • In Memorian-Memorials
  • Save the Dates
June 2010 (pdf)
  • Message from 2009-2010 President, Dina Khaled
  •  2010-2011 Board Members
  • "Watch" Out for the First Sale Doctrine by Paul Godfread  
  • Young Inventors' Dinner Recap
  • 15th Annual Golf Event 
December 2008 (pdf)
  • 2008-2009 Officers and Board of Directors
  • President’s Letter
  • Even Intellectual Property Law Has Fictional Characters by Laurie Young of Nikolai & Mersereau PA
  • Minnesota Inventors Hall Of Fame by James Young of Westman Champlin & Kelly PA 
  • Rose Totino:  2008 Minnesota Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Minnesota Inventors Hall of Fame Nomination Form
Winter 2008 (pdf)
  • A calendar of upcoming MIPLA events.
  • A letter by MIPLA President Jeff Cameron.
  • Information on volunteer opportunities thru the Young Inventors Program to judge the inventions of students in grades 4 thru 9.
  • An article by Jay Erstling of William Mitchell College of Law entitled Intellectual Property: It's Not Supposed To Be Easy.
  • Patent Agent Job Descriptions submitted by the MIPLA Patent Agents Committee.
Fall 2007 (pdf)
  • 2007 - 2008 Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2007 - 2008 MIPLA Committees and Chairs
  • Presiden's Letter
  • Message From the Outgoing President
  • Calendar of Upcoming Social Events
  • Committee News
  • Law School News
  • Minnesota Inventors Hall of Fame
  • In Memoriam
Fall 2006 (pdf)
  • 2006 - 2007 Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2006 - 2007 MIPLA Committees and Chairs
  • A Farewell Message From Immediate Past President Paul H. McDowall
  • President’s Letter
  • Dodging a Bullet - Getting Out From Under Your Own Art in Australia by Bill Bennett of Pizzeys Patent & Trademark Attorney
  • File At Your Own Risk: The New Rules for Petitions to Make Special by Richard Billion of Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
  • Adventures in Lobbying: Exchanges with U.S. Senators Coleman and Dayton Regarding Proposed Changes to Continuation Practice by Eduardo Drake of Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
  • MIPLA's Comments on Proposed Changes to IDS Requirements by Intellectual Property Law Revisions Committee, Greg Gardella, Chair
  • Minnesota Inventors Hall of Fame: Applications Wanted by Robert Gutenkauf of Gray Plant Mooty Mooty & Bennett, P.A.
  • Will IDS Rule Changes Increase Need for Translations? by Jeffrey Nadeau
  • Member News 
Fall 2005 (pdf)
  • 2005 - 06 Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2005 - 06 MIPLA Committees and Chairs
  • President’s Letter
  • Committee News
  • Business Method Patents - Dealing With Rejection by Bradley Forrest of Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth PA
  • The ABA Section of Business Law IP Desk Book Project
  • Law School News
  • Minnesota Inventors Congress Update
  • Strategic Uses of Means-Plus-Function Claims by Eduardo Drake of Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth PA
  • Member News
  • New Members 
Fall 2004 (pdf)
  • A Letter From 2004-2005 MIPLA President John Gresens
  • A Letter From Tim Czaja, Immediate Past President
  • Interview: Getting to Know Our Past President Tim Czaja
Spring 2004 (pdf)
  • 2003-04 Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2003-04 Committee Chairs
  • Upcoming CLE on Patent Law,  Rules & Procedures
  • Committee News
  • Case Notes
  • The Role of the Patent Attorney
  • Top Ten Nuggets From Corporate Transaction Seminar
  • Are You Working More and Enjoying Life Less?
  • WIPO Launches Electronic Filing
  • Minnesota Firms Win National Awards
  • Open House Pictures
  • New Members
  • Application for Membership
Winter 2003 (pdf)
  • Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2002-2003 Committee Chairs
  • Letter from the President
  • Orrin M. Haugen Memorial
  • Minnesota Firms Earn Top National Ranking for Patent Quality
  • Implementation of the Madrid Protocol
  • Is it a Computer Related Patent or a Biotech Patent?
  • Kenneth L. Port Named Director of Intellectual Property Law Studies
  • William Mitchell Student Intellectual Property Law Association
  • The Minnesota Inventors Congress Needs Your Help!
  • Property Law Association Committee Reports
  • Last Summer’s MIPLA Golf Social
  • Photos from "Meet the Firm" Social Event
  • Photos from "Authors' and Inventors' Dinner
  • Announcements from MIPLA Members
Fall 2003 (pdf)
  • Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2003-2004 Committees
  • Reflections on the Year Past
  • Letter From the President
  • Inventor of Corn-to-Plastic Production Process Inducted to Hall of Fame
  • Committee Reports
  • William Mitchell Law Review Seeks IPArticles
  • Giles Rich Moot Court Competition
  • Schwegman, Lundberg Open House
  • Young Inventors Dinner
  • Eighth Annual Golf Social
  • New Members
  • Change of Address
Summer 2002 (pdf)
  • Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2001-2002 Committees
  • Letter to U.S. House of Representatives
  • Letter From the President
  • Committee Reports
  • New Members
  • Change of Address
Fall 2001 (pdf)
  • Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2001-2002 Committees
  • 2002 Schedule
  • Inventor Recognition Night
  • Letter to Senators Leahy and Hatch
  • NCIPLA Report
  • PR Committee Report
  • MIPLA CLE on Electronic Filing
  • Thank you from a young inventor
  • New Member Social/IP Bowl III
  • New Members
  • Membership Application
  • Change of Address
Summer 2001 (pdf)
  • Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2000-2001 Committees
  • Summer 2001 Schedule
  • 2000-2001 President’s Letter
  • MIPLA President Chuck Rubow Passes Torch to Brad Forrest
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Report from US-JPO Council
  • In Memoriam: Joe Kastelic
  • In Memoriam: Chad Klingbeil
  • MIPLA Spring Social Photos
  • New Members
  • 2001-2002 Committee/Officer
  • Interest Questionnaire
  • Change of Address Form
  • Membership Application
Fall 2000 (pdf)
  • Officers and Board of Directors
  • 2000-2001 Committees
  • 2000-2001 Meeting Schedule
  • President’s Letter
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Federal Circuit to Hold Hearings in St. Paul and Minneapolis
  • CAFC Comes to the Twin Cities
  • Features CAFC Calendar
  • Committee Reports
  • A Look Back into MIPLA Archives
  • Features handwritten letter from Hon. Giles Rich
  • 2000 MIPLA Golf Social
  • New Members/Address Changes
  • Change of Address Form
  • Membership Application