REGISTRATION FEES ($USD)
|Member Type||By July 31||By September 8||On-site|
No other discount applies.
|IPO Member Group Discount*
Registration fees include all education sessions; CLE Credit to applicable states; networking luncheons, breakfasts, and breaks on Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 11-12); Sunday Welcome Reception (Sept. 10); Monday Evening Reception (Sept. 11), and access to the IP Expo Hall (Sept. 11-12). IPO does not provide a refund if an attendee chooses not to participate in any of the functions included with their registration fees.
*IPO Member Group Discount: Any IPO member organization that pays for 5 or more employees to attend the annual meeting will receive a rate of $750 per registrant. Complimentary registrations do not count towards the 5 minimum required to receive this discount. No other discounts apply. Click here for the Member Group Discount Registration Form (a fillable PDF).
**Guests Pass: Registrants may register for a guest pass for $250 USD per person. The fee includes access to the Sunday welcome reception, continental breakfast on Monday and Tuesday, and the Monday evening reception. A guest is defined as a spouse, significant other, family member, or friend whose occupation is unrelated to the intellectual property profession. A co-worker or associate within the profession is not eligible for a guest pass.
Join IPO in Boston, Massachusetts for the 2023 IPO Annual Meeting!
The IPO Annual Meeting offers a mix of educational programs featuring leaders in the IP industry, committee meetings, networking opportunities, sponsors, exhibitors, and more. This must-attend event brings together IP professionals from around the world to discuss strategies, trends, and best practices. We look forward to seeing you in Boston, MA in September!
Check back during the summer of 2023 for a copy of the program.
For sponsorship information or questions, contact Clara Stanfield.
For exhibitor information or questions, contact Clara Stanfield. Please note that exhibit opportunities are open to IPO members only. For more information on joining IPO, click here.
Committees play an integral role in policy development at IPO by researching and providing analysis on current IP issues and producing recommendations for the Board of Directors. Many of IPO’s Standing IP Committees will hold in-person business meetings on Sunday, September 10 at the Boston Hynes Convention Center during IPO’s Annual Meeting. Meetings are open to all registered attendees, not just committee members.
To learn more about IPO’s committees, visit the Committee page.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will be applied for. Additional CLE information will be provided to attendees on the IPO Annual Meeting App and during the meeting in Boston, MA.
For questions about CLE, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton St., Boston, MA 02199
Online Reservation Link
IPO has reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Boston Hotel – which is connected to the Hynes Convention Center, where IPO’s Annual Meeting is taking place. In order to receive the IPO group rate of $309/night + taxes for a single/double room, reservations must be made by August 16th or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first.
Please note: IPO does not use a third-party reservation service. If you are contacted by a third-party claiming to be IPO or the hotel to make a room reservation – do not give out your information. Please report any incidents to IPO Meetings.
IPO MEETING POLICIES
Attendee List Policy
Registration constitutes an agreement by the registrant for IPO to list the registrant’s name, organization, and location on the attendee list. The attendee list is available to registrants by September 1st and an updated list will be available on the IPO Annual Meeting Mobile App during the conference.
Meeting Photo Waiver and Release 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 or attendee’s image or voice in photographs and audio/filming of such events and activities. These photos, audio, or film are for IPO use only and may appear on the IPO Website, newsletter, conference brochures, social media outlets, or other future IPO promotional material. This also includes photos uploaded by attendees using the IPO meeting platform or use of the public chat and forum platforms. For concerns about your image or likeness being used in this manner, please contact email@example.com.
Health & Safety
Please be advised that travel to and attendance at in-person events involve the risk of contracting communicable diseases. We ask that you not attend the IPO Annual Meeting if you are experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID or other communicable diseases or have tested positive within five days of the meeting. Be sure to take note of the IPO Know Before You Go email prior to traveling – this will contain the latest updates and information as to what is expected on-site. The email will be sent to registered attendees approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.
Registration and Badge Ethics. Only persons registered for this conference (live or virtual) are admitted access to the sessions, materials, and Meeting App and platform. Sharing of badges and/or materials is prohibited.
Cancellation Policy. Cancellations received by Friday, August 18, 2023, will be subjected to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after August 19, 2023. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel/travel arrangements and cancellations. 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 19. 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 the cancellation of travel or housing reservations are the exclusive responsibility of conference attendees.
Please be advised that travel to and attendance at in-person events involve the risk of contracting communicable diseases. We ask that you not attend the IPO Annual Meeting if you are experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID or other communicable diseases or have tested positive within five days of the meeting. Be sure to take note of the IPO Annual Meeting Know Before You Go email prior to traveling – this will contain the latest updates and information as to what is expected on-site. The email will be sent to registered attendees approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.