Changes to US patent law

Jared Pitts, an intellectual property attorney, delivered a presentation on the impact of the America Invents Act on the US patent system at an IEEE CPMT meet on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Under the America Invents Act, on March 16, 2013, the United States patent system fundamentally changed from a “first-to-invent” system to a “first-inventor-to-file” system…. Read more

Upcoming conferences

April 2013 is a very busy month for Academic conferences in Phoenix. April 17-19 is the 12th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium Technical co-sponsor is IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Communications & Information Security. It will be held at the Ocotillo Golf Resort. 3751 S. Clubhouse Drive Chandler AZ USA 85248 Web site:  … Read more


ASU Polytechnic is currently seeking  an Advisor for the Student Branch. Please email Diane with recommendations. Start your own MicroMouse and compete for cash prizes! The Section has a full tournament sized MicroMouse maze. Funding for your project may be available. For details,  contact Diane .  View pictures from the MicroMouse contest at the Southwest Area Spring 2010… Read more

Congratulations to our new senior members!

IEEE Senior Members for the 2013 year were elected at the IEEE board meeting in February, and the Phoenix Section is glad to welcome our latest inductees: James Abbas Sanket Adhikari Devarajan Balaraman Daren Bridges Thomas La Rose Mirembe Musisi-Nkambwe If you are an IEEE member with at least 10 years career experience, you too… Read more