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Registration is now open!  3 ways to register!

2. Download and Fax your Registration Form to 703.412.1304 (credit card payments only)!  


3. Download and Mail your Registration Form! Send to:

241 18th Street South, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22202

Registration Hours

AIPLA Registration is located in the Exhibit Hall, along with the Cyber Café, Technology Center, CLE Information Booth and over 40 vendors showcasing IP products andservices.

  • Wednesday 4:00–7:00 pm (Pre-registration only)
  • Thursday: 7:00 am–6:00 pm
  • Friday: 7:45 am–6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am–12:00 noon*
*CLE Information Booth will remain open until 1pm on Saturday


Important registration and cancellation information

HOTEL RATES AND CUTOFF: The cutoff date for making reservations at the hotel is September 27, 2012. It is important to make your hotel reservations early. Call in your reservation at (800) 228-9290 or (202) 328-2000 and ask for the AIPLA Annual Meeting rate - $285.00 (single/double).

REGISTRATION: Register by October 11 to be included on the participation list (attendees registering after October 11 run the risk of having to register again on–site). On–site registrations will be accepted; however, please be prepared to pay by check, cash or credit card. We DO NOT invoice for any fees. Attendees must register for the meeting if they wish to register for or attend social events. Badges are required at all meetings and social events.

Events may sell out. Tickets on-site are sold on an “as available” basis. Tickets will be collected at all food functions and the spouse/guest tours.

must register. Guests over 18 pay a guest fee of $150. There are many opportunities for your spouse or guest to join you throughout the meeting, as well as network with and get to know the other spouses and guests attending the meeting. The Guest fees include a guest badge and access to all unticketed events, including: the continental breakfasts, luncheon receptions, morning and afternoon breaks, and access to a special hospitality suite open during the posted meeting registration hours and stocked with beverages and snacks. This fee is intended for spouses and guests attending the Annual Meeting who are not eligible for AIPLA membership or who would not otherwise attend the meeting for CLE purposes. This guest fee is not available in lieu of paying the registration fee for vendors requesting more than the allotted number of exhibitor badges.

     • ONLINE: You should receive an email confirmation shortly after you complete the process. Please keep this confirmation for your records.
     • FAX: Faxed registrations must contain credit card information, signature of the cardholder, and expiration date. AIPLA fax number: (703) 412-1304 (for registrations only). DO NOT FAX REGISTRATION AND THEN MAIL A COPY. IT MAY BE PROCESSED TWICE AND YOU MAY BE BILLED TWICE.
     • MAIL: Mail registrations to: AIPLA, 241 18th Street, South, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22202.
     • INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATIONS: If you submit a registration via fax with credit card payment, do not send a “confirmation copy” via mail as it may be processed twice, and you may be billed twice. If you are paying by check, please mail your registration. You may fax (703) 412-1304 a copy of your check and registration to account for possible foreign mail delay. Payment for meeting registration must be in US currency.

RETURNED CHECK AND CREDIT CARD FEES: Registrations received that result in a returned check or contain incomplete credit card information, including omitted signature, omitted expiration date, wrong number sequences, etc., will be charged a $35 fee for each instance.

CANCELLATION: Cancel by October 4, 2012 and receive a refund less a $50 processing fee. Cancel between October 5–17, 2012 and receive a refund less a $250 processing fee. No refunds issued after close of business October 17, 2012. Cancellations must be made in writing. Please mail or fax—(703) 415-1304—your cancellation in writing to AIPLA, 241 18th Street, South, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22202. Any refunds will be processed after the meeting.
CAUTION: If you duplicate your registration with AIPLA, it is your responsibility to notify AIPLA in writing after the meeting and request a refund. No refunds will be given at the meeting site.

REGISTRATION TRANSFER: Registrants may transfer their registration based on the following:
     • Members may transfer their registration to other members.
     • Non-members may transfer their registration to other non-members.
     • A transfer from a member to a non-member will incur an additional fee equal to the difference in registration rates.

PHOTOGRAPHS & VIDEO: There will be photographs and video taken throughout AIPLA’s 2012 Annual Meeting that will be used in AIPLA print and electronic publications, including AIPLA’s website.