We would like to thank everyone who voted in this election. The new executive officers will start their term on January 1st, 2014
The result of the November 19th election is the following:
President: Mr. Ali Shayanfar
Vice President: Mr. Arvin Eskandarnia
Treasurer: Mr. Davoud Zand
Secretary: Ms. Noosha Arjomandi
IPSIA Electoral Committee
Dear Mr. Kappos,
Thank you for all the hard work. Intellectual Property Society of Iranian-Americans (IPSIA) was created during your leadership and through your endless support for affinity groups. On behalf of IPSIA’s members and officers, I would like to thank you for all the efforts and contributions you have done to work in the Patent Examining core quite rewarding, and help affinity groups to expand and flourish.
Your contribution and dedication has been an inspiration for all of us, we wish you much success in your next task, best wishes in your future endeavors.
IPSIA’s Officers, Board of Directors, and members.
Click here to learn more about Mr. Kappos
It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the official website of Intellectual Property Society of Iranian Americans at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
This year we are celebrating our 5th year anniversary, we are very proud to represent Iranian-Americans at the USPTO and have the opportunity to recognize outstanding Iranian-Americans in the field of Intellectual Property.
We have designed this website with the aim of keeping our browsers abreast of the most recent developments of IPSIA, by providing the most up-to-date information and events. Please feel free to share with us any suggestions or ideas that may improve the quality of our website.
Arash Beheshti Shirazi
2013 IPSIA President
We would like to remind everyone that our election will be held on November 13th. You can cast your votes in Jefferson 2D44 between 11:00AM-12:30PM.
In this election we have the following nominees for the officer positions:
President – Mr. Arash Beheshti Shirazi
Vice President – Mr. Ali Shayanfar
Treasurer – Mr. Arvin Eskandarnia
Secretary – Ms. Noosha Arjomandi
The following nominees are for the representative-at-large positions:
Mr. Mohammad Asdjodi
Ms. Shaghayegh Azima
Ms. Niki Bakhtiar
Mr. Pegeman Karimi
Mr. Arshia Kia
Mr. Mohammad Ghayour
Mr. Ebrahim Golabbakhsh
Ms. Leila Malek
Mr. Mohammad Rostami (Saeed)
Mr. Davoud Zand
Furthermore, according to our charters/bylaws our current president (Mr. Amir Mehrmanesh) would be a member of the Board of Directors.
Proxy Vote: If you are unable to attend and would like to still cast your vote, please send an email to Leila Malek and Amir Mehrmanesh to make arrangements for a proxy vote.
** Please note that according to our charters/bylaws only paid members are eligible to vote. You may become a paid member on or before the day of election by submitting a singed membership form.
2012 IPSIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
President: Amir Mehrmanesh
Vice-President: Arash Beheshti Shirazi
Treasurer: Arvin Eskandarnia
Secretary: Noosha Arjomandi
Web Master: Pegeman Karimi