Report of the Economic Survey

A definitive exploration of the professional characteristics of intellectual property attorneys and patent agents. Conducted every other year, the survey examines the economic aspects of intellectual property law practice, including individual billing rates and typical charges for representative IP law services.

The Economic Survey is one of the premier and most sought-after publications of the Association. The Economic Survey’s results are often cited in judicial opinions, analyzed by research firms, and used by law firms alike.


  • Get free online access to each edition of the Report of the Economic Survey on all of your devices.
  • Can purchase a print copy of the Report for a $75.


  • Can purchase a print copy of the Report for a $495.
  • Can get online access to the Report by becoming a member.



Upcoming Events


Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront St

National Harbor, MD, USA

The 2023 Annual Meeting will take place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, just minutes outside of Washington, DC. Over 1,000 intellectual property practitioners are expected to attend three-days of cutting-edge CLE, networking events, committee meetings, receptions, and more. A wide range of IP-related topics will be covered, from the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence in research and development, trademarks and the First Amendment, Standard Essential Patents licensing, to the PTAB, Section 101, and transformative fair use after the recent Warhol v. Goldsmith decision.  

Book your room today!  Use this link to access the AIPLA Group Rate:

AIPLA Rate: $289 per night plus $22 resort fee. If you need to cancel your reservation, please note the hotel requires 72 hours notice. Reservation Cut-Off is September 24, 2023.



If you are interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2023 Annual Meeting, please review the Meeting Prospectus here and contact Lisa Beller at for more information. 

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