INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW Patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright and trade secret law


The Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association (OCIPLA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1983. OCIPLA’s diverse membership includes local, non-local and out-of-state intellectual property law practitioners. The OCIPLA is open to all persons having an interest in intellectual property law including attorneys, patent agents, inventors, investors, legal assistants, paralegals, educators, students and other persons.

The OCIPLA is managed by a Board of Directors composed of members of OCIPLA. The composition of the Board of Directors changes annually (based on calendar year). You can view contact information for the current OCIPLA Board of Directors, a list of Past Presidents of the OCIPLA Board of Directors, and the OCIPLA Bylaws.

Our Mission

To serve the intellectual property law community in and around Orange County, California.

Our Vision

To provide continuing legal education for OCIPLA members as well as non-members, for the advancement of the community.

Board of Directors

Sarah Bro
Nicole Townes
Vice President
Meredith Williams
Brock Wilson
Clark Gordon
Third Year Director
Lidia Sykisz
Second Year Director
Jacob Rosenbaum
First Year Director