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AIPLA is the premier legal association focusing on intellectual property issues of both national and international impact. AIPLA provides unmatched professional support resources that enable you to do your job better, faster, and easier. 


View the various types of membership we offer! 

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Professional Networking

AIPLA brings you together with colleagues from around the country and all over the world to enrich your knowledge on IP issues through networking and affiliations that enhance your skills in IP legal matters. AIPLA offers you an opportunity to assume positions of leadership while providing occasions to learn from others. Two new features of AIPLA membership include the Mentor program and the TSC (Target Substantive Committee) Liaison Program designed to provide young lawyers, women lawyers, corporate lawyers, and diverse lawyers a more active role in the Association.

Advocacy for IP Rights

AIPLA is the respected expert on intellectual property issues before the US Supreme Court, the US Congress, the US Patent and Trademark Office, and the World Intellectual Property Organization, as well as many other public and private forums.  As a member, your practice benefits through AIPLA's unmatched influence over domestic and international policy.


 As a member you receive the following without additional charge: 
  • AIPLA eBulletin, a comprehensive review of our three stated meetings
  • AIPLA Quarterly Journal, a significant academic forum for IP scholarship
  • Bi-Annual Report of the Economic Survey, the profession's most reliable benchmark for assessing the IP community's income and related professional and demographic characteristics.
  • Online access to past meeting materials.  As a member, you have access to the papers and presentations from AIPLA's stated meetings and roadshows. This material is available without an additional charge beginning six to nine months after the meeting has concluded.

Educational Programming at discounted rates

As the leader in providing IP legal education, AIPLA sponsors seminars throughout the country; conducts three major meetings each year, and oversees more than three dozen committees that are expert resources on the entire spectrum of intellectual property issues. Registration fees for members are discounted. In addition, we have partnered with Smart Pros and now AIPLA members can save more than $1,000 on CLE through our innovative online CLE courses.

Educational Materials

In addition to our premier publications, AIPLA offer a wide range of educational materials including audiotapes, video tapes and DVDs, CD-ROMs, manuals, and books from our popular and successful seminars covering topics such as Basic and Advanced Patent Prosecution, Copyright and Trademark Litigation, Patent Litigation, Electronic and Computer Law, Advanced Biotech and Chemical Practice, Training on PCT, the Madrid Protocol, Corporate Practice, and many more.

Join today and begin reaping the benefits of membership!