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Upcoming events

    • 28 Jan 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual via Zoom

    1/23/21 Update: Registration for the 2021 MIPLA Bowl is now closed. 

    Phil Goldman will once again be emceeing this yearly trivia contest that bears no resemblance to a law school exam.

    This all virtual event will join teams via Zoom breakout rooms. Registrants who do not list a team will be placed in teams. Please note that there’s a maximum cap of 6 people per team.

    • Members of the first place team will receive $100 gift cards each to Punch Pizza. 
    • Members of the runner-up team will receive $50 gift cards to Punch Pizza. 
    • All remaining participants at the event will receive a $25 gift card.

    All prizes will be delivered via email within two weeks after the event. 

    Who: All MIPLA members are invited but registration is capped at 90.

    When: Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6pm. “Doors” open at 5:45pm. Don’t be late! 

    Where: Zoom – an event link will be emailed to registrants prior to the event

    Registration DEADLINE is January 22, 2021. Sorry, no late registration requests will be accepted!

    • 12 Feb 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)
    • Theodore Worth Regional Park, 1339 Theodore Wirth Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55422

    Here's your chance to experience the serenity of winter in a whole new way! If you've never snowshoed (especially at night), you're in for a treat. REI expert guides will lead us on snow-covered trails blanketed by the glow of the moon.

    Along with a few snowshoe tips and techniques, they'll also provide snowshoes, poles, gaiters, headlamps, warm beverages, s’mores and a crackling bonfire to warm up around. Appropriate masks/facial coverings will be required. The fitness level associated with this event is “moderate”.

    Event dates:

    This event is free for MIPLA members.

    • 26 Feb 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)
    • Lebanon Hills Regional Park 860 Cliff Rd, Eagan, MN 55123-1904

    Here's your chance to experience the serenity of winter in a whole new way! If you've never snowshoed (especially at night), you're in for a treat. REI expert guides will lead us on snow-covered trails blanketed by the glow of the moon.

    Along with a few snowshoe tips and techniques, they'll also provide snowshoes, poles, gaiters, headlamps, warm beverages, s’mores and a crackling bonfire to warm up around. Appropriate masks/facial coverings will be required. The fitness level associated with this event is “moderate”.

    Event dates:

    This event is free for MIPLA members.

Past events

22 Jan 2021 MIPLA Patent Agent Happy Hour | January 22 4:30-6:00 PM
10 Nov 2020 Navigating Brexit Virtual Presentation, 10 Nov 2020
06 Oct 2020 MIPLA & LCL CLE Event: Ethics and Mental Health: Coping During Challenging Times
30 Sep 2020 25th Annual MIPLA Golf Social
16 Sep 2020 Protecting Confidential Information in the Evolving Workplace: Strategies for Avoiding the Loss of Company Secrets
25 Aug 2020 Event Announcement – 2 CLE credits available (including 1.0 Elimination of Bias) - POSTPONED
14 Aug 2020 MIPLA-sponsored virtual networking event August 14, 2020
05 Aug 2020 MIPLA Sponsored Event: USPTO Updates: PTAB Changes and Pilot Programs Useful During COVID-19
04 Aug 2020 Putting Down the Shield and Picking Up the Sword: Generating Value from Patents in an Economic Downturn
30 Jun 2020 MIPLA CLE* Event & ANNUAL MEETING
27 May 2020 May Patent Agents Committee Virtual Meeting - Playing to Win: Policeability as IP Strategy
12 May 2020 2020 MIPLA Stampede - Cancelled
27 Apr 2020 Patent Agent Committee Virtual Meeting - Playing to Win: Policeability as IP Strategy - CANCELLED
21 Apr 2020 MIPLA Curling Championships 2020 - Cancelled
19 Mar 2020 Reception to Follow the China IP Road Show - POSTPONED
19 Mar 2020 USPTO China IP Road Show - POSTPONED
18 Mar 2020 MIPLA Patent Agents Committee Meeting - Postponed
03 Mar 2020 Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium - USPTO- March 3, 2020
23 Jan 2020 MIPLA Bowl
22 Jan 2020 MIPLA Patent Agents Committee Meeting
05 Dec 2019 Save the Date - 2019 MIPLA Holiday Happy Hour
30 Oct 2019 MIPLA Patent Agents Committee Meeting
17 Oct 2019 Discover IP Japan Seminar 2019
11 Sep 2019 Meet-and-Greet with Mary Denison, Commissioner of Trademarks, United States Patent and Trademark Office
10 Aug 2019 Science Museum of Minnesota




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