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FICPI (Fédération Internationale Des Conseils En Propriété Intellectuelle/International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys) is a non-political, world-wide organization of intellectual property professionals (attorneys and agents) in private practice. FICPI has approximately 5,000 members from more than 80 countries and regions. Members' qualifications, reliability, and professional standing are well established. Their clients span all types and sizes of corporations, multi-national companies, small and medium size enterprises, and individual inventors.


FICPI-U.S. is a self-governing, National Section of FICPI for the United States. It is an organization that represents the interests of its members who are intellectual property professionals working in private practice in the United States.


For Members

Consult the following links for FICPI-U.S. membership as well as other FICPI National Section and Association information.

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FICPI International and FICPI-U.S. offer clinics, meetings, and conferences. Consult the following sections for more information.

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May 25, 2022 - The 2022 FICPI World Congress will take place 25-29 September 2022 in Cannes, France. Plenary and break-out sessions are scheduled. Come join us. Registration is now open. See brochure for more details.

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July 11, 2021 - Join us online for the FICPI 20th Virtual Open Forum. The event will take place 3-5 November 2021. FICPI members, guests, and non-members are welcome to participate. See the program brochure for more details.

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September 21, 2020 - FICPI Virtual Open Forum (4-5 November 2020). Join this online event with thought-provoking speakers and content. Pre-register at: open-forum

September 14, 2020 - FICPI 19th Open Forum, Cannes, France (5-8 October 2022). Save the date. Open to FICPI members and non-members. More details at training/events/ficpi-19th-open-forum

March 1, 2018 - FICPI World Congress, Toronto / June 5-10, 2018 - Register now for the next FICPI World Congress. The Congress is open to all FICPI members.

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February 28, 2018 - In re Silver / Patent Agent Privilege: The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that privilege applies to patent agents under Texas law. FICPI-US submitted an amicus brief in support of this position.

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