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WWW.VORYS.COMVenturino Heads Team of AIPLA Representatives at Virtual Meeting of IndustryTrilateral and Group B+NewsRelated AttorneysAnthony P. VenturinoRelated ServicesIntellectual PropertyPatentsNEWS | 6.3.2021 On May 18, 2021, Anthony Venturino, a partner in the Vorys Washington,D.C. office, headed a team of AIPLA members from AIPLA Leadershipand the AIPLA Harmonization Committee at a virtual plenary meetingof the Industry Trilateral and the Group B+.The meeting focused on continued discussions of the key issues beingconsidered by the Industry Trilateral and the Group B+ in an attempt toreach consensus on a broad package of substantive legal matters forpatent harmonization, including grace periods, prior user rights,conflicting applications, 18 month publication, and prior art.The meeting was attended by representatives from the patent officesof Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, theEuropean Patent Office, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,Irelan...