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12 - 16 Apr 2021
The ABA-IPL Section is proud to present IPLSPRING Virtual and the 2021 ABA-IPL Section Annual Meeting—coming directly to you. Eight days of governance meetings, CLE education, presentations by the world’s expert speakers, and multiple networking opportunities. All will be on a new platform offering you the most dynamic and interactive experience. 


An expanded schedule that is paced to you day. You can select from a wealth of opportunities according to your interests and practice. 

  • Cutting edge plenaries including those with prominent in-house counsel and a PTAB Judge, ITC Judge, and a District Court Judge – and featuring a session with the Register of Copyrights, Shira Perlmutter. The conference keynote speaker will be Scott Martin, Deputy General Counsel, EVP, Paramount Pictures. 
  • 30 CLE Programs with the world’s most distinguished speakers, covering the latest developments and emerging issues in patent law, trademark law and copyright law. Earn enough CLE credits for a year!
  • Multiple networking activities to engage with your colleagues and practitioners from around the world and expand your professional network, including IP Trivia Game Show, Managing Stress Through Meditation: A Well-Being Survival Event, and more!

This year, we’re proud to use the Convene conference platform to present the IPLSPRING Virtual conference in a virtual environment. Approximately one week before the conference, please watch for and save an email that will provide your unique link to access the site.
Up to 15.5 CLE credits are available!


For more information and registration click here

A special discounted registration fee of USD 350 is available for all FICPI members. 

The brochure is available here

CLE Credit

The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MO, MP, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This course is expected to qualify for 16 CLE credit hours (including 2 ethics hours) in 60-minute states, and 19.2 credit hours (including 2.4 ethics hours) in 50-minute states. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit https://www.americanbar.org/events-cle/mcle/ or contact Abby Phillips at abby.phillips@americanbar.org or +1 (312) 988-6278.

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