Event Calendar

We hold a variety of events and webinars to educate IP law practitioners. From the Annual Meeting to our Trade Secret Law Summit and Women in IP Law Global Networking Event, the American Intellectual Property Law Association works year-round to grow and shape the future of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law.

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Upcoming AIPLA Events

  • AIPLA/USPTO Women Entrepreneur Mentoring Program

    March 13 to May 8, 2024

    Join AIPLA and the USPTO for a four month pilot program where AIPLA will offer mentorship to women entrepreneurs participating in the USPTO’s Women Entrepreneur Initiative.
  • World IP Day 2024

    May 1, 2024 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Join AIPLA and partner organizations on May 1 in Washington, DC, for a special three-hour program to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2024. This annual international event is an opportunity to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. The theme of this year’s celebration is “IP and the SDGs: Building Our Common Future With Innovation and Creativity.”
  • 17th Annual Design Day

    May 9, 2024 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us for an in-person or virtual day of lively and thought-provoking discussion about various aspects of design patents, hosted at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Get insights from USPTO design managers, design patent practitioners, and industrial designers. No CLE credit is offered for attendance.
  • 2024 Advanced Chemical Patent Practice Institute

    May 14 to 15, 2024

    This advanced course is designed for patent attorneys and patent agents actively practicing in the chemical and related arts and will be presented from both prosecution and litigation perspectives and equips practitioners to prepare and prosecute patent applications, withstand challenges from PTAB and district courts, including such hot button issues as advanced claim drafting, claim construction, written description, enablement, and legislative proposals. Attendees will be armed with strategies and best practices to maximize the scope of patent protection while minimizing challenges to the validity and enforceability of the patents. The program also offers information that will assist in client counseling and making strategic portfolio and business decisions.
  • 2024 Spring Meeting - Austin, TX

    May 16 to 18, 2024

    Join us as we bring IP professionals together to learn and connect. More information coming soon! The 2024 Spring meeting will take place in downtown Austin, at the Hilton Austin. Leadership Meetings on Wednesday, May 15. Programming scheduled May 16-18.
  • 2024 Legal Secretaries & Administrators Conference

    May 21 to 22, 2024

    This program is designed for paralegals, administrators, and other office specialists to learn essential skills directly from the US Patent & Trademark Office.
  • AIPLA 2024 Annual Meeting

    October 24 to 26, 2024

    Join us as we bring IP professionals together to learn and connect. More information coming soon! The 2024 Annual meeting will take place at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort. Leadership Meetings on Wednesday, October 23. Programming scheduled October 24-26.
  • 2025 Leadership Institute

    January 29 to 30, 2025

    The Leadership Journey - From Survival (Subsistence) to Self-Fulfillment (Abundance). This invitation-only two-day program will address building strong leadership skills for all levels of experience. More details coming soon.


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IP Event Calendar





        • June 6-7: AIPPI/FICPI/AIPLA SPLH Colloquium, Munich, Germany 
        • June 7: NJIPLA Jefferson Medal Dinner, Berkeley Heights, NJ
        • June 9-11: Copyright Society USA Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH
        • June 12-15: ACPC Summer Meeting, TBD
        • June 15-8: FICPI ABC Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland
        • June 17-18: FADIPL Convocation, DC Area
        • June 18-20: IP5 Heads of Office, Seoul, South Korea 
        • June 19-21: ECTA Annual Meeting, Antwerp, Belgium
        • June 24-26: ACPC Summer Meeting, Washington, DC
        • June TBD: AIPLA Trademark Bootcamp, Arlington, VA
        • June TBD: AIPLA/USPTO Legal Secretaries and Administrators Conference, Arlington, VA


        • July 9-17: WIPO General Assemblies, Geneva, Switzerland
        • July 16: B+ Offices Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland 
        • July 24-26: NAPP Meeting, Minneapolis, MN
        • July 31-August 6: ABA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL


        • August TBD: ABPI World Congress, TBD


        • September 18-21: GRUR Annual Meeting, Augsburg, Germany 
        • September 22-24: IPO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
        • September 25-28: 22nd FICPI Open Forum, Madrid, Spain
        • September 25-27: IPIC Annual Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland



        • November 11-22: WIPO – Riyad Diplomatic Conference – Design Law, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 
        • November 12-15: INTA Leadership Meeting, New Orleans, LA
        • November 18-21: Asian Patent Attorneys Association, Pasay City, Manila, Philippines 
        • November 29: WIPO GRTK – Intergovernmental Committee, TBD


        • December TBD: ASIPI XXIII Congress, TBD





        • May 13-15: AIPLA 2025 Spring, Minneapolis, MN


        • October 30 - November 1: AIPLA 2025 Annual Meeting, Westin City Center, Washington, DC

        2026 and Beyond


        • May TBD: AIPLA 2026 Spring- Location TBD
        • May 16-20, INTA Annual Meeting 2026, Dubai, UAE


        • October 29 - 31: AIPLA Annual Meeting 2026, Westin City Center, Washington, DC
        • October 28 - 30, AIPLA Annual Meeting 2027, Westin City Center, Washington, DC