Upcoming Events

    • September 21, 2022
    • September 23, 2022
    • Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites

    This year’s theme is Marketing the Intellectual Property Boutique. Attendees will learn tips and strategies to help their IP boutique stand out from the crowd, including best uses of social media, how to have a stand-out website, sharpening networking and rainmaking skills, and attracting the best talent to make their practice succeed.


      Before August 5  After August 6 
    AIPF Member  $775 USD $850 USD
    Non-Member  $905 USD $980 USD
    One-Day Pass  $605 USD $605 USD
    In-House Counsel or Government Official   $450 USD $450 USD
    Professor or Emeritus   $400 USD $400 USD 


    If two attorneys register from the same firm and at the full (early or late) registration rate, the second attendee will receive a 20% discount off the full registration rate. Third and subsequent attendees from the same firm will receive a 30% discount off the full registration rate. Discounts may be combined.

    To check if your firm qualifies for a discount, or to take advantage of this offer, please contact admin@aipf.com once registrations are complete but prior to submitting payment and your invoice will be updated to reflect the discounted rate.


    AIPF is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for our 2022 Annual Dinner. Sponsors receive excellent visibility to an active, international IP community, of over 60+ member firms, and co-sponsoring organizations.

    For further information, click HERE


    Full refunds will be issued only if a cancellation is received in writing by Tuesday, August 30, 2022: Cancellations received after that date will be subject to a service charge of $75.00 USD. No refunds will be issued for program cancellations requested after 12:00 Noon EST on Wednesday, September 07, 2022. Send cancellation notices by e-mail to admin@aipf.com.


    For hotel reservations, please contact the Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites: All reservations must be made individually through the hotel's Reservation Department online through this link or by calling 1-310-395-3332. *You must mention the AIPF 2022 Annual Meeting to receive the discounted rate of $289.00 USD per night (excluding taxes). This rate is available until the room block is sold-out or until Tuesday, August 30, 2022.


Past Events

May 25, 2022 Strategies for International Patent Prosecution
May 02, 2022 AIPF Breakfast at INTA's Annual Meeting
February 24, 2022 Significant Changes to U.S. Trademark Practice: The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020
January 19, 2022 Practical Applications of Global Dossier
September 23, 2021 2021 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 22, 2021 AIPF 2021 Election of the 2021-2022 Board of Directors
September 08, 2021 Ready to Return to the Office? Follow-up to June Roundtable
July 22, 2021 Geographic Indications – A Tour Around the World
June 15, 2021 Ready to Return to the Office?
March 25, 2021 Best Practices when Filing a PCT Application in Your Region
February 25, 2021 Networking Series: Morning Coffee Chat
December 16, 2020 Networking Series: Ugly Sweater Happy Hour
December 15, 2020 Online Enforcement: Main Concerns and Actions, What Brand Owners Expect From Law Firms
October 28, 2020 Pricing of Services for the IP Boutique
September 24, 2020 AIPF 2020 Annual Meeting and Election of the 2020-2021 Board
September 09, 2020 E-Litigation - The New Normal?
July 14, 2020 Trademark Dilution, a Latin American perspective, where are we, and where are we heading?
July 07, 2020 Managing a Virtual Team in an IP Boutique
June 29, 2020 Covid-19 & Compulsory Licenses in Latin America and Canada
May 07, 2020 How AIPF Member Firms are Responding to the Challenges of COVID-19
March 10, 2020 Law Firms and the Day You Hope Will Never Come: Preparing For Disaster
March 04, 2020 2020 IPOwners Spring Summit™
February 18, 2020 New Trends in Prosecution of Pharma Patent Applications in Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and the Andean Community)
November 14, 2019 Beyond Words and Logos: Non-Traditional Trademarks Around the World
November 13, 2019 Global IP Exchange USA
October 20, 2019 LES 2019 Annual Meeting
September 22, 2019 2019 AIPF Annual Meeting
August 22, 2019 Post-filing Evidence: When the cards are stacked against you, do you have an ace up your sleeve?
June 27, 2019 Litigation Lending - What is it and Practical Tips for Lawyers
May 20, 2019 AIPF Breakfast at INTA's Annual Meeting
March 27, 2019 Road Testing the US Guidelines for Patent Subject Matter Eligibility
March 13, 2019 Digital Disruption: IP Practices for the 21st Century
December 06, 2018 Ambush Marketing and Right of Publicity During Major Sports Events
November 17, 2018 Inclusive Innovation Forum
October 14, 2018 LES 2018 Annual Meeting
September 26, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting
September 23, 2018 IPO 2018 Annual Meeting
August 15, 2018 Patents and the IOT
May 21, 2018 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
May 09, 2018 I Need Your Advice! Tips, Traps and Strategies for International Patent Litigation
March 27, 2018 Challenges for IP Boutiques in the Recruitment and Retention of Personnel in the Millennial Age
February 14, 2018 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
February 06, 2018 Functional Claiming
September 13, 2017 2017 AIPF Annual Meeting
July 26, 2017 Key Recent Trends in Calculating Patent Infringement Damages
June 20, 2017 When Good Lawyers Go Bad: Common Ethics Mistakes By IP Practitioners
May 22, 2017 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
May 17, 2017 The Dark Side of Domain Names
April 12, 2017 Nuances of North American Patent Law
March 28, 2017 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
February 21, 2017 A Primer on the Updated 2017 TTAB Rules in Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
January 25, 2017 After Final Patent Prosecution Strategy
December 07, 2016 Recent Law Change Concerning Chinese Patent Infringement Disputes: Interpretations (2) of SPC
November 04, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at Salt Lake City, UT
November 02, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Diego, CA
October 31, 2016 Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at San Jose, CA
October 26, 2016 The XYZ's of 3D Scanning: Making Reality Virtual
September 26, 2016 Patent Protection and Administrative Enforcement in China
September 14, 2016 2016 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 11, 2016 2016 IPO Annual Meeting
August 16, 2016 Non-Practicing Entities: How to Deal with Patent Trolls
July 21, 2016 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility
July 14, 2016 Trademark Committee Virtual Roundtable
May 05, 2016 Technology Risk Management and Cyber Liability for Law Firms and Their Clients
April 19, 2016 Best IP Protection Strategies for Wearable Tech Development
February 23, 2016 Patent Issue-Spotting for Trademark Lawyers
January 13, 2016 Navigating Influence: The Key to Sustaining Your Legal Practice
November 19, 2015 Lessons Learned from Recent Data Breaches, and Ten Critical Steps to Reduce Your Risks of Becoming the Next Target
October 28, 2015 Ensuring Your Partner Pay Plan Works: Evaluating Contributions of Originators and Producers of Legal work and Consequential Non-revenue Producing Activities
September 30, 2015 2015 AIPF Annual Meeting
September 27, 2015 2015 IPO Annual Meeting
August 19, 2015 Innovating with Universities
July 14, 2015 Effective Office Action Responses & Discovery Conferences in TTAB Proceedings
June 17, 2015 Overview of Patent Quality with the USPTO
June 09, 2015 USPTO's Future of Urban Innovation Summit - June 9th in NYC
May 20, 2015 Trial Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Part II
May 04, 2015 AIPF Breakfast at the INTA Annual Meeting
October 22, 2014 WebIP Hour: The Streisand Effect: IP Litigation in the Wild West of Social Media
September 28, 2014 AIPF 2014 Annual Meeting

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