Welcome to the San Francisco Intellectual Property Association

The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association (SFIPLA) is one of the oldest and largest intellectual property law associations in the United States, and currently serves more than 700 active members. The SFIPLA was founded in 1927 and originally named the San Francisco Patent and Trademark Law Association. In 1995, the name of the organization was changed to SFIPLA.

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The SFIPLA offers many benefits to intellectual property attorneys in the Bay Area


Meet and hire talented Bay Area IP law students

Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your brand and services to SFIPLA's intellectual property law professionals

SFIPLA Monthly Meetings

IP presentations by experts | MCLE credit | Networking over lunch


Become a member to enjoy SFIPLA's unique learning and networking opportunities.