About Us

Promote & Develop

From first-time entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 Companies, the state of Iowa is teeming with innovation. Through the recognition of inventors’ significant contributions to a specific technology or industry, the IIPLA puts the spotlight on those who might otherwise might go unnoticed. If you know of someone you think deserves recognition, please let us know using the “Contact” tab.

Continuing Education

At the IIPLA Annual Conference, IP legal professionals can earn much of their yearly CLE requirement through speakers specializing in trademarks, copyright, patents, trade secrets, licensing, litigation, ethics, and more. Various social events in combination with an accomplished slate of speakers each year make this event a worthwhile investment to each attendee.

Growing IP Law in Iowa

Through the support of various STEM programs throughout the state, and with scholarship opportunities to law students at both Drake University Law School and the University of Iowa College of Law, the IIPLA is reaching out to those students who might be interested in a future in IP Law. Growing awareness for different IP Law career paths provides even more options to aspiring students in Iowa.