ABA Members, Add ABA-IPL Section Membership

Join the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL) and stay on the forefront of IP law. ABA lawyer and associate members can join the ABA-IPL Section for $105. FREE for law students.

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ABA membership is a prerequisite to ABA-IPL Section membership. Add the ABA-IPL Section when joining the ABA.

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IP Networking Opportunities

Learn more about how to strengthen your IP network through ABA-IPL membership.


As a member, you have the opportunity to join and participate in our wide array of substantive committees covering the full range of IP law topics.

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Action Groups

Access leadership opportunities to amplify your voice. Join the ABA-IPL Young Lawyers, Law Student, Diversity, International, and Women in IP Action Groups.

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ABA-IPL Young Lawyer Fellows Program

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The Young Lawyer Fellows program was created to develop future participation and leadership within the Section. Fellows participate in the meetings of the Section, and involve themselves in committee activities of the Section. Those who have demonstrated leadership qualities and commitment through work in the Section or Young Lawyers Division, in other bar organizations, and throughout professional or pro bono activities should consider applying next year. Applications are now open.

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Member Resource Kit

ABA-IPL members can familiarize themselves with pertinent information on member benefits through the Member Resource Kit.

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