Our Gold Level Sponsors:

Fish & Richardson

Clients come to Fish to solve their IP issues. As the market leader in IP litigation, the world’s most innovative companies trust us with their important, technically sophisticated matters. Fish is the most active firm involved in post-grant proceedings, representing clients across a wide range of industries as petitioner and patent owner. Organizations that value their intellectual property and important business assets choose Fish for our technical depth, strategic patent, trademark and copyright counseling, and portfolio management, as well as our experience handling complex licensing and regulatory matters.


Foley & Lardner LLP

Foley’s San Diego office has combined first-hand regional insight with the firm’s global resources to serve Southern California’s dynamic entrepreneurial economy. By fostering deep relations with the San Diego community, we can recruit the exceptional local legal talent we need to carry out our commitment of providing you with the highest degree of excellence in client service. We also have integrated the disciplines of business law, IP, and life sciences to help companies realize commercial success in the biotech market.


Intensity is a leading professional services firm that applies expertise in economics, law, finance, marketing, statistics, computer science, and other knowledge-intensive domains to solve the most complex and challenging issues that organizations face in the competitive marketplace and the courtroom. We consistently deliver reliable results that are built upon meticulous research, intense scrutiny, and scientific analysis.


Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is an agent of innovation, providing clients worldwide with forward-focused Intellectual Property law service and representation. We are one of the largest and fastest-growing IP law firms, with more than 275 attorneys and scientists representing the complete spectrum of technologies and IP practice areas.


With a strong Southern California presence and 600 attorneys worldwide, Kilpatrick Townsend is committed to our clients’ success. We take the time to understand our clients’ businesses and work collaboratively with them to achieve their business goals — whether managing complex transactions, tackling global compliance, succeeding in litigation, or protecting their intellectual property. We serve clients from around the world from our 21 locations, including offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. Learn more at www.kilpatricktownsend.com.


morrison Foerster

Morrison Foerster’s Intellectual Property practice is the work of an interdepartmental group of lawyers focusing on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, technology transactions, licensing, and related intellectual property matters. The firm has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any general practice firm—with more than 300 lawyers stationed in major financial centers in the U.S., Asia, and Europe—and represents the most innovative companies and recognizable brands in the world.


Our Silver Level Sponsors:

Carson Patents provides patent application, trademark registration, and copyrighting services in the United States (U.S.) and internationally for clients. They are inventor-owned and operated by an engineer turned patent attorney. They are licensed to file and prosecute patent and trademark applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO).


FTI Consulting’s IP group provides demonstrative graphics, courtroom presentation, damages quantification, valuation, and licensing and commercialization consulting. Our professionals have deep industry experience in all areas of intellectual property disputes — patent, copyright, trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, and trade secret misappropriation matters.


Technology & Patent Research – Making an Impact with Professional and Intelligent Searches. Their purpose is to provide the most professional, intelligent and effective patent and literature-searching services to support intellectual property development and protection, scientific research, and strategic business planning and decision-making, thereby contributing towards the advancement of science and technology in society.


If you are interested in sponsorship, contact board@sdipla.org.

Two levels are available:

  • Gold (available to law firms only):
    • $2500 annual rate
    • Includes 5 memberships
    • Includes display of firm logo on SDIPLA website and in SDIPLA email distributions
    • Includes a CLE speaker role at one of our monthly meetings (note, however, our 2023-2024 session speaker slots are already fully booked).
  • Silver (available to law firms and legal service vendors):
    • $1500 annual rate
    • Includes 2 memberships
    • Includes display of firm logo on SDIPLA website and in SDIPLA email distributions