Intellectual Property Law

IP Institute Sponsorship Opportunities

The Intellectual Property (“IP”) Law Section of the California Lawyers Association will host its 46th Annual IP Institute, November 3-5, 2022, online and in person at the Laguna Cliffs Hotel in sunny Dana Point, California. Our event is one of the nation’s premier IP conferences, offering access to top industry leaders and sessions, in a relaxed coastal atmosphere. It will cover a wide range of cutting-edge and compelling topics of intellectual property law and feature our popular IP Vanguard Awards event.

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The Institute event is attended by members of both large and small leading California IP law firms, various in-house legal counsel, members of the judiciary, and academic professionals practicing in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, litigation, trade secrets, international law, licensing, entertainment and sports law, technology law, social media, and privacy. The expected attendance is 200-250.

ABOUT US

The IP Law Section of the California Lawyers Association was originally organized as part of the State Bar of California in 1976 to further the knowledge of IP law and provide members with timely and informative seminars, conferences, networking opportunities, industry news, practice guides, and publications.

DID YOU KNOW

The IP Law Section has one of the largest memberships of any IP organization in the world. It reaches out regularly to its 7,000+ members in a number of ways, including:

  • A bi-monthly electronic newsletter (Inevitable Disclosures)
  • Individual e-blasts announcing conferences and webinars
  • A printed quarterly journal (New Matter)
  • An active social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn with over 1,000 followers
  • A website located at http://calawyers.org/IP

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Want to get involved with the IP Institute event? To be included as a sponsor of the 46th Annual IP Institute and benefit from exposure to active members of the CLA IP Law Section, please select one or more of the following options and contact us no later than September 16, 2022. The earlier you commit as a sponsor, the earlier we can begin including you in our promotional materials. Sponsorship requests are considered on a first-come, first-served basis; thus, we encourage you to respond as soon as possible. From there, you will be contacted by someone from the CLA or IP Law Section to provide digital files of your name or logo. Sponsorship opportunities are detailed below.

$6,000 – IP INSTITUTE GOLD SPONSOR

  • Limited to three (3) law firms, and three (3) non-law firm entities (such as corporations, businesses, or vendors).
  • Sponsor badge ribbons for all in-person attendees from the sponsor’s firm or company.
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials and/or gifts to Institute in-person attendees as part of registration materials.
  • Sponsor recognition as Gold Sponsor during the Institute.
  • Gold Sponsor level recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Gold Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Gold Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor during welcoming remarks at the outset of the meeting.
  • Three (3) complimentary Institute registrations,
  • Three (3) IP Institute registrations at a reduced rate of 50% off the full price registration fee.
  • Display table in registration/sponsor area.

$3,000 – IP INSTITUTE SILVER SPONSOR

  • Sponsor badge ribbons for all in-person attendees from the sponsor’s firm or company.
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials and/or gifts to Institute in-person attendees as part of registration materials.
  • Silver Sponsor level recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Silver Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Silver Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.
  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor during welcoming remarks at the outset of the meeting.
  • Two (2) complimentary Institute registrations
  • Two (2) IP Institute registrations at a reduced rate of 50% off the full price registration fee.
  • Display table in registration/sponsor area.

$1,500 – IP INSTITUTE BRONZE SPONSOR

  • Bronze Sponsor level recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Bronze Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Bronze Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.
  • Bronze Sponsor level recognition as a Bronze Sponsor during welcoming remarks at the outset of the meeting.
  • Display table in registration/sponsor area.

ADDITIONAL INSTITUTE SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

IP Institute hotel picture

$2,500 – IP INSTITUTE THURSDAY WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR

The IP Institute will host a welcome reception at the outdoor patio of the Laguna Cliffs Hotel, overlooking the beautiful marina. This is a great networking opportunity for our in-person attendees. Refreshments will be provided.

  • Limited to one (1) law firm or non-law firm entity (such as corporations, businesses, or vendors).
  • Welcome Reception Sponsor recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Welcome Reception Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Welcome Reception Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.  
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials and/or gifts to attendees during reception.

$5,000 – IP INSTITUTE FRIDAY BOAT HARBOR EVENING SOCIAL SPONSOR

IP Institute hotel boat harbor

The IP Institute will charter a boat to sail around the marina, with wine and other refreshments available. This is a relaxing, networking event that allows our in-person attendees to “let their hair down” and enjoy the beautiful views of Dana Point.

  • Limited to one (1) law firm or non-law firm entity (such as corporations, businesses, or vendors).
  • Recognition as Friday Evening Social Sponsor during the reception by IP Law Section leadership.
  • Friday Evening Social Sponsor recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Friday Evening Social Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Friday Evening Social Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute and at the Friday Evening event.  
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials and/or gifts during the social.

$5,000 – IP INSTITUTE PRODUCT THEATER SPONSORSHIP

IP Institute pic of people listening to a speaker
  • Limited to one (1) law firm or non-law firm entity (such as corporations, businesses, or vendors).
  • Must be selected as an option in addition to one of the Bronze, Silver, or Gold Sponsorship Levels.
  • Opportunity to perform 45 minute promotional product demo in a classroom setting. This opportunity is not eligible for MCLE.

$2,000 – IP INSTITUTE BREAKFAST SPONSOR

Start the day off right for attendees by hosting one of the two morning breakfasts. Branded signage and gifts or literature are displayed prominently at buffet tables and throughout the room. This sponsorship also includes company attribution in all schedules and programs.

  • Limited to one (2) law firm or non-law firm entity (such as corporations, businesses, or vendors).
  • Recognition as Breakfast Sponsor during the event by IP Law Section leadership.
  • Recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Breakfast Sponsor recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Breakfast Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Breakfast Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.
  • Logo in Institute program, identifying sponsor as Breakfast Sponsor.
  • Logo on Friday breakfast signage.
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials and/or gifts to attendees.
  • Display table in Institute registration/sponsor area.

$1,500 –MORNING MEDITATION/YOGA SESSION SPONSOR

person meditating on the beach

For in-person attendees interested in joining us with a professional meditation coach to experience relaxation and bliss before a busy schedule of attending MCLE panels and discussions.

  • Recognition as Breakfast Sponsor during the event by IP Law Section leadership.
  • Recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Yoga Session Sponsor recognition on IP Law Section website, including logo.
  • Yoga Session Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  
  • Yoga Session Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.
  • Logo in Institute program, identifying sponsor as Yoga Session Sponsor.  

$500 – INDIVIDUAL SESSION SPONSOR

See an Institute session that aligns with your company goals and objectives? Sponsor that session! Includes logo placement on event program and marketing materials. Click here for a list of available sessions (note: sessions will be available soon).

Session Sponsor level recognition in print, electronic marketing, and social media posts.  

  • Session Sponsor level recognition in program materials and signage at the Institute.
  • Logo in Institute program, identifying sponsor as Session Sponsor.  

$1,500 – LANYARD SPONSOR

$2,000 – KEYCARD SPONSOR

CONTACT THE IP LAW SECTION FOR PROPERTY SPECIFIC SIGNAGE AND CUSTOM ADVERTISING: IP@calawyers.org

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