You are encouraged to make your airline reservations on the ABA Online Travel site where you automatically receive airfare discounts from a variety of carriers.
Access the provider, Orbitz for Business, at http://www.americanbar.org/membership/benefits_of_membership/travel_services.html or the Orbitz toll free number (877) 222-4185.
|Before 3/28||After 3/28|
|ABA-IPL Section Member||$745||$795|
|ABA Section of Science & Technology Law Member||$745||$795|
|ABA Forum of Entertainment & Sports Law Member||$745||$795|
|International Federation of Intellectual Property||$745||$795|
Law Attorneys (FICPI) Member
ABA, but not IPL or co-sponsoring section member (registration includes a one-year ABA-IPL Section membership)
|General Attendees (not ABA member)||$895||$945|
|Government, Public Interest, Academic||$200||$250|
|Mark T. Banner Award||$65|
|- Reserved Table Purchase (10 tickets)||$550|
|Women in IP Law Luncheon||$65|
|Conference Connections: New Members/First-Time Attendees/Young Lawyers||FREE|
|Sponsor Welcome Reception||FREE|
|Reception: Opportunities for Publishing with the ABA-IPL Section||FREE|
|LGBT Diversity Run/Walk||FREE|
|Wednesday, April 18||11:00 am – 7:00 pm|
|Thursday, April 19||7:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Friday, April 20||7:30 am – 5:00 pm|
Onsite registrations will be accepted only when accompanied by a credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express only), check, money order, or government purchase order or training form. Late registration fees will be in effect for onsite registrations.
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
The ABA group rate is $259.00 single/double occupancy. All rooms are subject to a 13.25% Virginia State Sales Tax. Make your reservation online at https://aws.passkey.com/e/49548988 or call the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel directly at (703) 920-3230 or (800) 228-9290. Be sure to mention the ABA 2018 Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference to receive the special group rate. Note: The cutoff date for the room block is Monday, March 26, 2018. But do not wait until the March 26 cutoff date, as the room block and the hotel fill up quickly. After this date, reservations can be made on a space available basis only. The ABA will not be able to secure a room for you.
Americans with Disabilities Act:If special arrangements are necessary for individuals with disabilities to attend this conference, please contact Carey Farley, at the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654, or 312-988-5595 or email@example.com by March 28, 2018.
Course Materials AvailableCourse materials are made available for viewing by conference registrants in advance of the conference on the Section website and the conference app.
Special Tuition AssistanceA limited number of registration fee reductions are available for government employees, academics, law students, and public interest lawyers employed with nonprofit organizations. (Waivers valued up to 50% off the appropriate registration rate are possible.) There will be no full tuition waivers offered. The fee-reductions will be determined on a one-time only, case-by-case, first-come first-serve basis. To apply, send a letter outlining the basis for your request of a fee reduction to Michael Kesler, Program Associate, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654 or Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for receipt: March 28, 2018. No cases will be considered after the deadline, and all standard registration fee rates will apply after March 28.
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