The Florida Bar
Intellectual Property Law Certification

Certified Attorneys


The purpose of the standards is to identify those lawyers who practice intellectual property law and have the special knowledge, skills, and proficiency, as well as the character, ethics, and reputation for professionalism, to be properly identified to the public as certified intellectual property lawyers.

Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements. PDF document opens in new window

Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

The applications for initial board certification and recertification are currently being updated and will be posted here by the end of March.

You will be due to file a recertification application by August 15, 2016 if you were originally certified in 2011.

The filing period for initial applications is September 1 - October 31.

Committee Members

Exam Specifications PDF document opens in new window Revised 11/30/2012

Sample Exam Questions PDF document opens in new window

6-26 Standards For Certification Of A Board Certified Intellectual Property Lawyer

Standing Committee Policies PDF document opens in new window

Intellectual Property Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
Julie Coiro
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300

Intellectual Property Law Certification Field Established 2006

Certification Home

[Revised: 02-04-2016]