MEMBERSHIP

To become a member, please send a short motivated letter accompanied by a CV to the secretariat of ANBPPI/BNVBIE at AIPPI@arnold-siedsma.be.

The Board will decide at its next board meeting whether you and/or your legal entity are admitted to our association. The secretariat of ANBPPI/BNVBIE will keep you informed about this decision in due course.

To be admitted as full member, an individual should show at least two years of activity in the field of intellectual or industrial property. A legal entity is admitted if its activities imply an interest in the field of intellectual property (IP). In addition, the entity should have among its management or staff people at least one individual who could be admitted with his IP-qualifications as a member.

Membership entails becoming a candidate member or full member of ANBPPI/BNVBIE or both AIPPI Belgium and ANBPPI/BNVBIE. The fees for membership are as following:

Candidate member ANBPPI/BNVBIE :

  • 30 EUR for individual persons

Conditions:

  • Less than two years of experience in IP;

  • This statute is for limited duration of one time two years.

Advantages:

  • Access to all activities organised by ANBPPI/BNVBIE:

    • Free lunch-meetings (Members-only);

    • Paying events of the association, such as study days, junior events, etc. at member price.

Limitations:

  • No voting right in the General Assembly;

  • No access to activities of AIPPI Belgium relating to the International association (AIPPI International).

fully-fledged member anbppi/bnvbie:

  • 50 EUR for individual persons

  • 30 EUR for individual persons under 36

  • 110 EUR for for-profit organisations. Such organisations can delegate 2 qualified individuals.

Conditions:

  • At least two years of experience in IP.

Advantages:

  • Access to all activities organised by ANBPPI/BNVBIE:

    • Free lunch-meetings (Members-only);

    • Paying events of the association, such as study days, junior events, etc. at member price.

  • Voting right in the General Assembly and possibility to participate to the management via the elections for the Board of Directors.

Limitations:

  • No access to activities of AIPPI Belgium relating to the International association (AIPPI International).

all-in member anbppi/bnvbie - AIPPI belgium:

  • 150 EUR for individuals or organisations

  • 60 EUR for individuals under 36

Conditions:

  • At least two years of experience in IP.

Advantages:

  • Access to all activities organised by ANBPPI/BNVBIE:

    • Free lunch-meetings (Members-only);

    • Paying events of the association, such as study days, junior events, etc. at member price.

  • Voting right in the General Assembly and possibility to participate to the management via the elections for the Board of Directors;

  • Access to activities of AIPPI Belgium relating to the International association (AIPPI International).

Please note that as of 2019, our membership fees will increase with € 20.