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Founded in 1897, AIPLA is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. AIPLA represents a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals from law firms, companies, and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property. Our members represent both owners and users of intellectual property.

View a complete list of our current Officers and Board Members.​​​


 Meet the AIPLA President


​The AIPLA 2015-2016 President is Denise DeFranco, Johnson & Johnson.

Meet Ms. DeFranco and learn more about her goals for AIPLA.