and begin reaping the benefits of membership!
Publications: As a member you receive the following without additional charge:
AIPLA Bulletin, a comprehensive review of our three stated meetings
AIPLA Quarterly Journal, a significant academic forum for IP scholarship
Bi-Annual Report of the Economic Survey, the profession's most reliable benchmark for assessing the IP community's income and related professional and demographic characteristics.
Educational Programming at discounted rates
As the leader in providing IP legal education, AIPLA sponsors seminars throughout the country; conducts three major meetings each year, and oversees more than three dozen committees that are expert resources on the entire spectrum of intellectual property issues. Registration fees for members are discounted. In addition, we have partnered with Cognistar and now AIPLA members can save more than $1,000 on CLE through our innovative online CLE courses.
In addition to our premier publications, AIPLA offer a wide range of educational materials including audiotapes, video tapes and DVDs, CD-Roms, manuals, and books from our popular and succesful seminars covering topics such as Basic and Advanced Patent Prosecution, Copyright and Trademark Litigation, Patent Litigation, Electronic and Computer Law, Advanced Biotech and Chemical Practice, Training on PCT, the Madrid Protocol, Corporate Practice, and many more.
AIPLA brings you together with colleagues from around the country and all over the world to enrich your knowledge on IP issues through networking and affiliations that enhance your skills in IP legal matters. AIPLA offers you an opportunity to assume positions of leadership while providing occasions to learn from others. Two new features of AIPLA membership include the Mentor program and the TSC (Target Substantive Committee) Liaison Program designed to provide young lawyers, women lawyers, corporate lawyers, and diverse lawyers a more active role in the Association.
Advocacy for IP rights
AIPLA is the respected expert on intellectual property issues before the US Supreme Court, the US Congress, the US Patent and Trademark Office, and the World Intellectual Property Organization, as well as many other public and private forums. As a member, your practice benefits through AIPLA's unmatched influence over domestic and international policy.
Discounted Auto & Home Insurance
As an AIPLA member, you qualify for a special group discount* on your auto, home, and renters insurance through Group Savings Plus® from Liberty Mutual, offered in cooperation with Bertholon-Rowland. With Group Savings Plus, you can enjoy the ease and convenience of paying your premiums through automatic checking account deductions. You'll also enjoy fast, easy, round-the-clock claims service and a variety of discounts including multi-car, multi-policy, safe-driver, passive restraints and anti-theft device discounts*.
*Group discounts, other discounts, and credits are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary state by state. Certain discounts apply to specific coverages only. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify. A consumer report from a consumer reporting agency and/or motor vehicle report, on all drivers listed on your policy, may be obtained where state laws and regulations allow. Coverage provided and underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and its affiliates, 175 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA.
Term Life Insurance -- Are You Adequately Protected?
AIPLA, working with Bertholon-Rowland, a USI Affinity Company, offers two high-quality insurance plans. 20-Year Level Term Life for Members and Spouses Under Age 55 and 10-Year Level Term Life for Members and Spouses Under Age 65. Both plans feature optional Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage for added protection!
Our goal in sponsoring these plans is to enhance the value of AIPLA membership by providing you with three key benefits:
1. The assurance of quality . . . There are many level term life plans available today—be assured that our plans provide the sound, stable and reliable protection our members expect.
2. Competitive group rates . . . These plans feature competitive rates based on the purchasing power of our membership;
3. Superior service . . . This coverage is offered through our insurance partner, Bertholon-Rowland (BR). As one of the country's most reputable administrators of bar association-sponsored programs, BR has the expertise to provide you with invaluable guidance and quality support.
and begin reaping the benefits of membership!