WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FIRMS (AIPF)?
The Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF) is an international association of independent specialty law firms that devote a majority of their practice to intellectual property law. Memberships are by firm and not by individual, except in the case of:
AIPF membership provides access to programs specifically designed to develop, facilitate and implement initiatives that strengthen the capabilities of our members as practitioners and leaders of their firms. Involvement in AIPF provides visibility, an opportunities for leadership, and a connection to an international IP community.
Our Boutique Practice programming continues to set AIPF apart from other associations by providing our members resources to improve their business management skills and resources, business development and client relationship management, as well as providing best practices for:
BENEFITS TO MEMBER FIRMS AND INDIVIDUAL ATTORNEYS INCLUDE:
Access to the Association's external network: AIPF facilitates access to an international network of in-house IP and patent counsel, business owners and member attorneys.
Member-hosted and industry focused programs: Members develop programming and host webinars on subjects of high interest to in-house counsel, patent, trademark, copyright and licensing portfolio managers.
Access to the Association's website: An important resource with links to member firms, blogs, and updates focused on legal and business developments that affect the IP legal community.
Access to the Association's shared knowledge base: AIPF provides a forum for IP law firms to address issues that specifically relate to the practice and business of IP law, including:
Referrals: Member firms regularly refer matters to other members.