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Press Policy and Information

Press Policy

AIPLA is pleased to offer complimentary registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting for eligible members of the press who plan to attend the meeting. Press registration includes admittance into all educational tracks, plenary sessions, committee educational sessions, and committee meetings. 

Additionally, members of the press may attend the ticketed events,* such as the luncheons on Thursday and Friday, for the purposes of reporting on the presentations. AIPLA's Manager of Marketing and Communications, Kemahl Frnaklyn, will be your point of contact for ticketed events and will show you to the press area. Contact him in advance if you plan to attend. 

Registered members of the press will also have access to Meeting Papers and Materials as they become available through the AIPLA website and the AIPLA 2017 Annual Meeting App.

*Please note, meals during the ticketed events are not included in the complimentary press registration, but may be purchased on the press registration form.  


  • Print or online journalists who work for an established news outlet including newspapers and magazines. Eligibility may be verified thorugh a press card, letter on official letterhead, or business card from the publication.

  • Writers for an established blog directly related to intellectual property law and policy. Single law firm or corporation sponsored and personal websites or blogs will not be considered eligible.

Complimentary press registration is subject to the approval of AIPLA leadership.

Press Registration Options

Complete the AM2017_Press Registration.pdfAM2017_Press Registration.pdf and return it to Kemahl Franklyn via:
  1. Email:
  2. Fax: 703-415-0786, ATTN: Kemahl Franklyn

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