IPSIA Election News

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

Farewell Message to Undersecretary of Commerce, Director of Patent and Trademark Office

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
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Welcome to The 5th Year Anniversary of IPSIA (2013)

Dear visitor,

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

IPSIA 2013 Election

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 Officers

President: Amir Mehrmanesh
Vice-President: Arash Beheshti Shirazi
Treasurer: Arvin Eskandarnia
Secretary: Noosha Arjomandi
Web Master: Pegeman Karimi