Intellectual Property Owners Association

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Get started with your IPO membership!

There are a number of benefits available to you and your colleagues when your organization is a member of IPO.  Follow the steps below to get involved!

1. Create a profile on IPO.ORG under your organization’s membership in order to access members only content, subscribe to the IPO Daily News, and connect with fellow members.

2. Check out our committees.  IPO has 30 Standing IP Committees focused on different areas of IP law and practice.  Participation in committees is a great way to network, stay up to date on IP law, and influence IPO’s policy agenda.  Click here to request to join a committee.

3. Read the IPO Daily News.  All IPO members are automatically signed up to receive this daily e-newsletter, which includes IPO’s Federal Circuit SummariesTM, updates on court and legislative happenings worldwide, and information on upcoming IPO meetings and events.

4. Tune in to the IP Chat Channel.  IPO’s weekly webinar series features panels of top in-house and law firm attorneys discussing hot topics in IP.  IPO member organizations may purchase an annual pass granting an unlimited number of employees access to an unlimited number of webinars, meaning unlimited CLE!  E-mail meetings@ipo.org for information on sponsoring the IP Chat Channel.

5. Register for the IPO Annual Meeting.  Our biggest meeting of the year features excellent panel discussions, networking with top IP professionals from around the world, and up to 14 hours of CLE.  And it’s fun!  Not convinced?  Click here to hear what our members have to say.

6. Meet fellow members through IPO Connect.  IPO’s online networking program lets you create a personal profile, connect with other members, and collaborate with your committees.

7. Take advantage of advertising opportunities in the IPO Daily News or on the IPO website.  Or e-mail meetings@ipo.org to for information on how to sponsor an event.

8. Read the IPO Law Journal featuring articles from IPO members.

9. Learn about the IPO Education Foundation.  The Foundation works to educate the public on the value of IP through scholarships and awards, our Innovator Insights blog, the IP Patch, and the Foundation Awards Dinner.  Consider becoming a sponsor today!

Want even more information?  Sign up for one of our member orientation calls, held at 2:00p.m. ET on the 3rd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.  Contact Lorna Soderberg (LSoderberg@ipo.org) to register.  If the normal orientation times aren’t convenient for you, we would be happy to schedule an one-on-one orientation.