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Intellectual Property Owners Association

Identification number in the register: 75569863714-64
Registration date: 08/06/2010 15:37:09

The information on this entity was last modified on: 09/04/2015 20:15:52
The date of the last annual update was: 09/04/2015 20:15:52
Next update due latest on: 09/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Intellectual Property Owners Association



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

M Street NW, Suite 1150, 1501
Washington, DC 20005

(+202) 5074500

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Herbert Wamsley

Executive Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Vanessa Rollins

Senior Counsel

    Goals / remit

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), established in 1972, is a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. IPO is the only association in the U.S. that serves all intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology.

The association advocates effective and affordable IP ownership rights and provides a wide array of services to members. It concentrates on: supporting member interests relating to legislative and international issues; analyzing current IP issues; providing information and educational services; and disseminating information to the general public on the importance of intellectual property rights.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure







IPO advocates effective protection for patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, and also urges laws that provide reasonable certainty to avoid undue litigation.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 1



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Information Society
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.