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The CPTCLA is the oldest legal association dedicated to practitioners of Intellectual Property law in North and South Carolina. CPTCLA hosts an annual Spring CLE seminar in North Carolina, as well as a Fall CLE seminar in South Carolina, offering a combined nine to twelve hours of CLE credit. Our Fall CLE will be held on September 23-24, 2016 at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort on Kiawah Island, SC. We have a great line-up of speakers. JOIN US.

Welcome to CPTCLA

The Carolina Patent Trademark Copyright Law Association is the oldest legal association dedicated to practitioners of Intellectual Property law in North and South Carolina. CPTCLA hosts an annual Spring CLE seminar in North Carolina, as well as a Fall seminar in South Carolina, offering a combined nine to twelve hours of CLE credit.

Additionally, CPTCLA provides two scholarships through the Julian E. Carnes Scholarship Fund for students at Clemson University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, available to students pursuing a degree field meeting U.S. Patent and Trademark Office requirements for admission as a patent agent or attorney.