Intellectual Property Owners Association

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2017 IPO Annual Meeting

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Accommodations   Program   Sponsors   IP Expo   Committee Activities   CLE Info

– Conference Location –
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco, California   USA


To expedite the onsite registration process, please print and fill out
the registration form before arriving at the Marriott Marquis.

– Registration Fees –
IPO Member Rate . . . . . . . . . . . .  $995
Non-member Rate . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $1,595
Government/Academic Rate . . . . $500
Early Registration Discount . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . – $100 (end 31 July 2017)

Women in IP Networking Brunch
Fun Run/Walk
Monday & Tuesday Lunches

Guest Passes $175/each
(Fee includes access to the Sunday Welcome Reception, Continental Breakfast on Monday and Tuesday, and the Monday Dinner at AT&T Park).  A guest is defined as a spouse, significant other, family member or friend whose occupation is unrelated to the intellectual property profession. A co-worker or associate within the profession is not eligible for guest

Attendee List & Mobile App

The Attendee List is available to registered attendees only and will be available via the IPO Annual Meeting Mobile App.  Instructions to access the Mobile App will be emailed to all registered attendees shortly before the meeting.

-Keynote Speakers –

Nolan Bushnell, Founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Time Theater
Joe Matal Photo
Joseph Matal,
Performing the Functions and Duties of the Director, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

-Special Event –
AT&T Park
Dinner at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants.
Sponsored by: StoneTurn Group

-Cancellation Policy –
Cancellations received by Friday, 25 August 2017 will be subject to a $100 processing fee.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after 26 August 2017.  These deadlines for cancellation apply to all registrants.  Course materials via the mobile app will be available to those unable to attend, but who cancel on or after 26 August.  IPO regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.  If a registrant is unable to attend, another person may substitute upon written request.  Please note that fees are not transferable to another IPO meeting.  Name badge sharing or splitting is strictly prohibited.

-Attendee List –
In order to be listed on the printed Attendee List, you must be fully registered as of Friday, 25 August 2017.  Anyone who registers after this time will be listed on the Final Attendee List, which will be available on the website after the meeting.

-Consent to use Photographic Images-
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, IPO meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant for IPO to use and distribute (both now and in the future), the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

– General Inquiries –
For general inquiries, contact or call 202-507-4500.

– Student Scholarships –
IPO provides eligible students with the opportunity to interact with corporate and private practice attorneys, academics, and other attendees during the 2017 Annual Meeting.  A limited number of scholarships are available for law students to attend this event.  To learn more, contact

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