WELCOME TO IPLA
The Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association (IPLA), is based in London, UK. It acts as a centralised voice for those firms of solicitors in England, Wales and Scotland with significant IP practices who wish to lobby for improvements to IP law and practice.
The Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association (IPLA), previously known as the Patent Solicitors' Association, was formed in November 1982.
Member firms of the IPLA have extensive and detailed experience in the conduct of IP disputes in the UK. Representatives of IPLA sit on the England & Wales Intellectual Property Court Users' Committee and the England & Wales Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) Users' Committee.
Information about the Objectives and Constitution of the IPLA can be found here, as well as information about its member firms and their representatives. Details of the Committee of the IPLA are also available. If you wish to contact the Secretary of the IPLA, please use the form below.
The submissions made by IPLA on patents, trade marks, copyrights, design rights, trade secrets and other IP rights, as well as on civil procedure, are also available to download.
If you would like to send an email to the IPLA, please contact the Secretary. Alternatively, you may contact the IPLA by letter at the following address:
Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association
c/o Michael Burdon
Simmons & Simmons
CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker St
London EC2Y 9SS