2020 IPO Annual Meeting

/2020 IPO Annual Meeting
2020 IPO Annual Meeting 2020-03-20T12:07:14-04:00

Registration Fees

IPO Member: $1,000 USD
Non-Member: $2,000 USD
Government/Acadmic Attendee: $500 USD
Corporate Member Discount: – $200 (ends July 31, 2020)
Early Bird Discount: – $100 (ends July 31, 2020)
*IPO corporate members sending 10 or more staff to the IPO Annual Meeting will receive an additional discount.
Please contact meetings@ipo.org before you register your group.

Contact meetings@ipo.org with inquiries.

The IPO Annual Meeting offers a mix of educational programs led by leaders in the IP Industry, CLE Credit, committee meetings, networking functions, exhibits, and more. This must-attend event brings together IP professionals from corporations, law firms, government, academia, and service providers from around the world to discuss strategies, trends, and best practices.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information or to sponsor, contact Clara Stanfield. See our sponsorship document for more info.

Media Partners

IP Expo

For more information or to exhibit, contact Clara Stanfield.

Committee Activities

CLE Info

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will be applied for. When registering, attendees will note which states they plan to submit for CLE.
For questions about CLE, please contact Susan Lusk at susan@ipo.org.


Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Place, San Diego, California 92101 USA
Online Reservation Link
Central Reservation: + 1 (800) 233-1234

IPO has reserved a block of rooms at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, the conference location. In order to receive the IPO group rate of $299/night plus taxes, reservations must be made directly with the hotel by Friday, August 30, 2019 or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Reference the “2020 IPO Annual Meeting” when making your reservation.


Attendee List policy

Registration constitutes agreement by registrant for IPO to list registrants name, organization, and location on the attendee list (paper and electronic). Anyone that registers after Friday, August 30 2019 will be listed on the Final Attendee List, which will be available on the mobile app after the meeting.

Consent to Use Photographic Images Policy

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’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by Friday, August 28, 2020, will be subject to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after August 29, 2020. These deadlines for cancellation apply to all registrants. Course materials via the mobile app will be available to those unable to attend who cancel on or after August 29. 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 are the exclusive responsibility of conference attendees.