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Join AIPLA, a dynamic community of IP practitioners and one of the largest associations of IP professionals in the world. Collaborate with top legal minds, access exclusive resources, and help shape the future of IP. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or pursuing your law degree, AIPLA offers unparalleled networking opportunities and professional development.

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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!

  • Ty Blake-Holden

    Mitchell Hamline School of Law

    Join Date: 2024-04-15

    Student

  • Brian Esler

    Miller Nash, LLP

    Join Date: 2024-04-15

    Regular

  • Vera Kuehr

    HSS-IP

    Join Date: 2024-04-17

    International Affiliate

  • Eva Bowden

    Davidson Kappel LLC

    Join Date: 2024-04-12

    Junior

  • Scott Hawranek

    Messner Reeves LLP

    Join Date: 2024-04-12

    Regular

  • Matthew Rudd

    Mcandrews, Held, & Malloy

    Join Date: 2024-04-17

    Regular

  • Fanta Toure

    Delaware Law School

    Join Date: 2024-04-11

    Student

  • Joseph Gorman

    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

    Join Date: 2024-04-11

    Regular