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As one of the largest associations of intellectual property practitioners in the world, AIPLA is proud to work, through its members, on cutting-edge issues of intellectual property law.  No matter what career stage you are in today or what your professional goals are, AIPLA offers a vast world of rewarding opportunities for you. 

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Why Join?

Advocacy

AIPLA brings a strong, collective voice to advocate on the behalf of our members in the Courts, in Congress, with the US Patent and Trademark Office, and other domestic and international organizations. Read more →

Report of the Economic Survey

Access to the cutting-edge Report of the Economic Survey, one of the 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. As a member, you gain 24-hour access to online publications. Read more →

Events

Make invaluable connections with potential partners and peers at AIPLA events. 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. Read more →

Committees

AIPLA Committees are the heart of our organization. Many of the most exciting and rewarding initiatives are initiated and led by our committee communities. Joining a committee of interest is one of the best ways to connect with and engage with your peers. Read more →

Is your practice primarily international?  Consider also joining the US Division of AIPPI.

AIPPI is an international organization of business firms, executives, lawyers, educators, patent and trademark agents, intellectual property owners, and other persons interested in the worldwide protection of patents, designs, trademarks, trade names, know how, goodwill, copyright, and other intellectual property rights and the elimination of unfair trade practices.  AIPPI operates mainly through national groups, such as the US Division, known as AIPPI-US. Learn more

Welcome New Members!

  • Sagar Patadia

    UofSC Law

    Join Date: 2022-09-06

    Student

  • Hayoun Chun

    Lee & Ko

    Join Date: 2022-09-05

    Student

  • Wei Zhang

    The George Washington University Law School

    Join Date: 2022-09-03

    Student

  • Mark Oathout

    Oathout Law Firm

    Join Date: 2022-09-02

    Regular

  • Kristen Coan

    Mitchell Hamline School of Law

    Join Date: 2022-09-02

    Student

  • Sarah Barclay

    AJ Park

    Join Date: 2022-09-02

    International Affiliate

  • Jenifer Lake

    Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

    Join Date: 2022-09-01

    Junior

  • Brianna George

    North Carolina Central University School of Law

    Join Date: 2022-09-01

    Student