Why Join

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why join ipo

“IPO is the premiere cross industry voice. It provides an
extremely broad network of professionals to bounce ideas
off and to learn from.”– Krish Gupta, Dell Technologies

IPO members include intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology and the companies that serve them. Whether you have a staff of 1 or 100, IPO can help.

Learn more about what sets IPO apart from other IP associations and how your organization will benefit from joining our growing network of members worldwide.

Take Advantage of your Member Benefits

IPO has a progressive membership structure. Your entire IP team and support staff are welcome to participate fully as members of IPO, join committees, attend events, and more.

Corporate

Chief IP officers and their staff benefit year-round through a variety of IPO programs.

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Share Ideas and Best Practices – Keep current in your areas of practice and increase your network. IPO has dozens of active committees working on the most important areas of IP law and practice.

2

Be Part of the Future of IP – With IPO, you have a voice in a highly influential government affairs program that advances the interests of our corporate members.

3

Stay Ahead of Changes in IP Legislation and Regulation – IPO provides the most timely and relevant legal updates in the IP industry.

Law firm

Firms join IPO to build their practice and then remain involved to maintain those connections. In fact, more than 90% of law firms renew their membership in IPO each year. Join IPO and find out what you are missing.

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Business Development and Networking – Develop relationships with fellow professionals including corporate and in-house counsel. IPO has dozens of active committees working on the most important areas of IP law and practice.

2

Demonstrate Leadership – IPO committees publish reports and develop IPO’s policies and positions on key issues. It’s a great way to provide your associates with leadership experience.

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Elevate Your Profile in a Crowded IP Legal Marketplace – With exclusive advertising and sponsorship opportunities, there is no better IP association to work with on promoting your firm.

Small Business

Start-ups and corporations with fewer than 500 employees can join IPO at a reduced rate.

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Share Ideas and Best Practices – Keep current in your areas of practice and increase your network. IPO has dozens of active committees working on the most important areas of IP law and practice.

2

Be Part of the Future of IP – With IPO, you have a voice in a highly influential government affairs program that advances the interests of our corporate members.

3

Stay Ahead of Changes in IP Legislation and Regulation – IPO provides the most timely and relevant legal updates in the IP industry.

Ready to Join?

Contact Lorna Soderberg (+1 202-507-4512) to start the membership process. You can also begin your application online.

Want even more information?

Contact Lorna Soderberg and we will be happy to assist.

New and soon-to-be IPO members should attend an upcoming member orientation call (2:00p.m. ET on the 3rd and 4th Tuesdays of each month). Contact Lorna to RSVP or request a one-on-one orientation at a time more convenient for you.