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IP is too important to ignore and – with a little help –
not that difficult to understand


The Center for IP Understanding in conjunction with Columbia University held the second annual Intellectual Property Awareness Summit (IPAS 2018) on November 29, an international gathering of IP owners, organizations and affected parties all with a common goal – to make IP more intelligible for all. 

What People Need to Know


IPAS 2018 focused on what audiences need to know to know about IP in a fast-moving, information-driven "digital" world – and how best to convey it.


Following the successful IPAS 2017 in Chicago, this year's event brought together in New York for the first time lP thought-leaders from the U.S., Europe, and Asia.



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Learn what businesses, nations and organizations are doing (and failing to do) to communicate the benefits of patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets,


Learn what they are doing to promote new ideas and create jobs.


Discover much people need to know - and learn how much IP information is too much.


Why should we care?


IPAS 2018 da broad range of speakers, panels, breakouts and networking opportunities – all on the campus of one of the world’s leading universities.  


Who should attend? 

Businesses of all sizes, IP owners, large and small, including inventors, content developers, designers and brands;  organizations, educators, students, lawyers, lawmakers, investors, journalists and anyone interested in the well-being of U.S. innovation and jobs.


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