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About AIPLA


The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), formed in 1897, is a national bar association made up of primarily lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. AIPLA represents individuals, companies and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property. 

Fast Facts

  • AIPLA has approximately 15,000 members involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

  • AIPLA publishes The Report of the Economic Survey every other year which benchmarks fees, billings, salaries, and other competitive characteristics of the IP profession.