2023 Spring Meeting
Over 400 intellectual property practitioners joined AIPLA in Seattle for the 2023 Spring Meeting for three days of CLE, networking, and celebration. We were joined by USPTO Director Kathi Vidal, who addressed a wide range of issues from the recent ANPRM and harmonization, to DOCX, the patent Pro Bono Program, and more. Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Seattle Kraken, Lance Lopes, and former Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel at Apple, Noreen Krall, were our keynote luncheon speakers. Our top-notch CLE sessions covered hot topics in IP, including diversity in the wine industry, fair use in filmmaking, non-competition covenants in the age of remote and hybrid work, trademark and the use of AI tools, and more.
2023 Mid-Winter Institute
From January 31 – February 3, nearly 350 patent practitioners from around the world joined AIPLA in San Diego for the 2023 Mid-Winter Institute. This Meeting celebrated all things health and wellness in the world of IP. #aiplaMW23 featured an innovative new plenary-only format, introduced the first-of-its-kind Trial Courtyard, and provided the usual high-quality CLE and ample networking and social opportunities.
2022 Annual Meeting
From October 27 - 29, 2022, over 1,400 intellectual property practitioners from around the world, more than 65 speakers, and over 20 exhibitors joined AIPLA at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD for the 2022 Annual Meeting. After two years, it was a pleasure being fully back in person, not only to receive the usual high-quality CLE and networking opportunities, but to also celebrate AIPLA's 125th Anniversary!
2021 Annual Meeting
From October 28 - 30, 2021, hundreds of intellectual property practitioners from around the world converged on the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD for the first-ever hybrid AIPLA stated meeting, the 2021 Annual Meeting. Hundreds more attendees joined the event virtually, receiving the same learning and networking opportunities as their in-person counterparts. More than 60 unique speakers were hosted across 34 events and sessions, including hybrid networking events and interactive exhibitor experiences. The 2021 Annual Meeting reminded IP practitioners near and far that this event is indeed ‘Where the IP World Meets.’
2021 Virtual Spring Meeting
From May 10 – 14, 2021, hundreds of intellectual property practitioners from across the globe converged electronically at the AIPLA 2021 Virtual Spring Meeting. Boasting more than 26 timely and informative sessions, the 2021 Virtual Spring Meeting hosted more than 60 prestigious and honored speakers. Daily networking events and trade show hours allowed for face-to-face interaction and empowered the Association to continue ‘Keeping the AIPLA Community Connected.’
2019 Annual Meeting
From October 24 - 26, 2019, thousands of intellectual property practioners joined AIPLA at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD to take advantage of the robust local IP community, CLE programs on cutting edge IP issues, informative committee meetings, and networking events.
2019 Spring Meeting
From May 15-17, 2019, more than 600 intellectual property practitioners joined AIPLA in Philadelphia, PA to take advantage of the robust local IP community, CLE programs on cutting edge IP issues, informative committee meetings, and networking events.
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2018 Annual Meeting
October 25 - 27, 2018From October 25-27, 2018, almost 2000 intellectual property practitioners took over the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC to take advantage of CLE programs on cutting edge IP issues, informative committee meetings, and networking events.