2018 IPO Annual Meeting

/2018 IPO Annual Meeting
2018 IPO Annual Meeting 2019-02-05T10:29:58-05:00


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See you next year in Washington, D.C. for the IPO 2019 Annual Meeting!

Materials and attendee list are available to attendees only.
E-mail meetings@ipo.org if you need a copy of your login information sent to you.


– Registration Fees –

IPO Member: $995 USD
IPO Non-member: $1,695 USD
Government/Academic: $500 USD
Early Bird Discount: $100 off the registration fee if registered by 31 July 2018.
Lunches are sold separately for $50/each.  They are not included in the registration fee.
*** The Sunday Networking Brunch is Sold Out ***
***The Monday Fun Run/Walk is Sold Out***

Monday Keynote Address byAndrei Iancu

Tuesday Keynote Address by

Andrei Iancu
Under Secretary of Commerce for
Intellectual Property and Director of the
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Hon. Kathleen O’Malley
Circuit Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

 Cancellation Policy –
Cancellations received by Friday, 31 August 2018 will be subject to a $100 processing fee.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after 1 September 2018.  These deadlines for cancellation apply to all registrants.  Course materials via the mobile app will be available to those unable to attend, but who cancel on or after 1 September 2018.  IPO regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.  If a registrant is unable to attend, another person may substitute upon written request.  Please note that fees are not transferable to another IPO meeting.  Name badge sharing or splitting is strictly prohibited.

IPO reserves the right to cancel this event without liability, and the total amount of any and all liability of the organizers will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.  any fees associated with cancellation of travel or housing reservations is the exclusive responsibility of the conference attendees.

 Attendee List –
Registration constitutes agreement by registrant for IPO to list attendees name, organization, and location on the attendee list (paper and electronic).  The Attendee List will be available on our mobile app for other registered attendees to view.  The mobile app will be available approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the meeting.
NOTE:  Beware of attendee list scams.  IPO does not make the Annual Meeting Attendee List available to the public.  If anyone other than IPO claims to be able to provide a current attendee list, do NOT accept. Please note that all Registered Attendees will received emailed instructions on how to access the Attendee List once it becomes available.

 Consent to use Photographic Images – 
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, IPO meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant for IPO to use and distribute (both now and in the future), the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

– General Inquiries –
For general inquiries, contact meetings@ipo.org or call 202-507-4500.

– Student Scholarships –
IPO provides eligible students with the opportunity to interact with corporate and private practice attorneys, academics, and other attendees during the 2017 Annual Meeting.  A limited number of scholarships are available for law students to attend this event.  To learn more, contact meetings@ipo.org.

– Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities –

Click here to view the IPO Meeting Sponsorship Kit.

Contact Clara Stanfield to discuss sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities. IPO Annual Meeting sponsorships are open to IPO members only. IPO Annual Meeting expo hall is open to members and non-members, however, space is limited for new exhibitors.

– Contact –

For general inquiries, contact meetings@ipo.org.