IPO Education Foundation Celebration

Questions: Contact Foundation@ipo.org

Save the Date!
December 12, 2024 | The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC

Registration Information

  • Registration is currently closed. 
  • For questions, please contact Kristen Lurye, klurye@ipo.org. 

IPO Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Tickets and sponsorships are considered charitable contributions and are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. 

Join IPO Education Foundation for an In-Person Awards Celebration! 

This Annual Awards Celebration honors accomplishments in the fields of IP, innovation, and creativity. More than 500 IP practitioners, IP professionals, government officials, and attendees from all over the world take part in this fundraising event to support the work of IPOEF to further efforts of promoting innovation and creation by, within, and for underserved, diverse populations. This year the event will take place at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

Attire is black tie optional.

For questions, or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kristen Lurye, klurye@ipo.org.

Nominate an Honoree!

The IPO Education Foundation Nominations Committee is accepting nominees until April 26. You can submit your recommendation for Inventor of the Year here, or email Foundation@ipo.org directly.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kristen Lurye.

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Sponsorship Opportunities 

For more information about the 2024 event or to view the Sponsorship Kit, contact Kristen Lurye.

Schedule of Events: Coming Soon 

Accommodations: Information Coming Soon 

Support IP Education by Making a Donation 

Please consider making a gift to IPO Education Foundation. IPO Education Foundation is creating new programs to address the challenges unique to those  from underrepresented communities and provide them with information and access to resources that will enable them to innovate and acquire IP to protect their ideas, thereby creating economic prosperity.

  • With your support we can continue to deliver high quality and effective programming,
  • Create new programs to expand our impact to underserved, diverse communities, and
  • Roach a broader audience about the importance of IP.

Check back for updates about new programs and activities.

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For Questions

Contact Foundation Deputy Executive Director
Kristen Lurye, klurye@ipo.org or 202-507-4502

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