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Membership in the PTAB Bar Association is open to all those interested in PTAB trial practice. The Association offers different types of memberships. Select the one that is appropriate for you. Please note, membership dues for the Association normally are paid annually and cover from March 1 through the end of February the following year. However, for those joining off cycle, membership will be prorated through the end of our membership year ending February 28.

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PTAB Bar Association Membership Types:


  • In-house attorney – $50
  • Private practice attorney (less than 7 years)- $125
  • Private practice attorney (7 or more years) – $250

Judicial – $50

Patent Agent – $100


  • Judicial Clerk – $25
  • Non-judicial Government – $50
  • Student – $25
  • Other – $50

To join, simply create a login by completing the New Visitor Registration and then purchase your membership from the Online Store.

The cost of your membership dues is not deductible as a charitable contribution.  They may be deductible as a business expense, but you should check with your tax provider for specific guidance based on your individual circumstances.  None of your dues will be used for lobbying activities.

If you have any questions or concerns, or if the firm, company or organization you are associated with would prefer to pay for several individuals at one time and bypass this individual membership sign up form, please contact

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