Section of Intellectual Property Law

From its strength within the American Bar Association, the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL) advances the development and improvement of intellectual property laws and their fair and just administration. The Section furthers the goals of its members by sharing knowledge and balanced insight on the full spectrum of intellectual property law and practice, including patents, trademarks, copyright, design, and trade secrets. 

Join the ABA-IPL Section

ABA lawyer and associate members can join the ABA-IPL Section for $105. FREE for law students.

Missed the IP Fall Institute?

Coming Soon! IP Fall CLE Programs On-Demand

Download the on-demand version of the IP Fall Institute CLE programs, held on September 27-30, 2021. Individual CLE programs will be available to purchase for download and CLE credit. Check back soon!

Self-Nominations for Leadership Appointments

Section Chair-Elect Thad Chaloemtiarana is seeking recommendations for committee and division appointments for 2022-23. Section members are invited to nominate themselves or a colleague within the Section to join the Section’s leadership ranks.

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Special Member Benefit!

All ABA-IPL Section live webinars are FREE to Section members through August 31, 2022. Don’t forget to sign-up and check them out.

Interested in joining an ABA-IPL Committee?

Section members can join any committee. Participate in one or more substantive committees and gain a deeper understanding of current issues.

Advertise with LANDSLIDE ®

LANDSLIDE® magazine is a unique intellectual property law source for the members of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law.

IPL Connect

Join this new, exclusive online community site for ABA-IPL Section members to connect and interact through interactive discussions, content sharing and much more.

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Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

ABA-IPL Section encourages you to contribute to the efforts of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

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IP is All Around Us® Video Series

The IP Is All Around Us® series highlights patent, trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property in real life situations. Produced by ABA-IPL's Young Lawyers.

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eNews

Stay informed on the latest projects, initiatives, and activities of the Section and our committees through this monthly e-newsletter, including information on opportunities for you to get involved.

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September 2021 - Issue

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Leadership Portal

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