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Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.
Elevating the Licensing Profession Through Knowledge and Standards
What is CLP?
Board of Governors
Standards, Admissions, and Recertification
Marketing and Outreach
Appeals, Ethics, and Discipline
Exam Development and Maintenance
Policy and Procedure Manual
Who Is Eligible?
Exam Windows & Important Dates
Application & Fees
Rules of Conduct
Customized Testing Options
Prepare for the Exam
Industry Prep Courses
Sample Exam Questions
Apply to Take the Exam
Earning CE Credits
Approved Courses and Educational Organizations
Submit a CE Opportunity
Maintaining Your CLP Credential
Apply to Renew
Policy & Procedure Manual
Rules of Professional Conduct
CLP Program Brochure
CLP Organizational Chart
Sample Press Release
Guidelines for Using the CLP Designation
Marketing Your Credential
CLP News & Announcements
CLPs in the News
CLP Recertification: When Does Your Credential Expire?
Check your CLP certificate--if you certified in 2011, then 2014 is your year to renew! View the Recertification page for more information including "Maintaining Your Credential," an overview of the renewal process offering instructions and helpful tips.
Certified Licensing Professional Certification
CLP has certified more than 800 individuals working in fields of licensing, business development or commercialization of intellectual property. They are involved in patenting, marketing, valuation, IP law, negotiation, and intellectual asset management.
CLP Registry of Certificants
The 2013 inaugural issue of the CLP Registry of Certificants is now available! Use this resource to find valuable information about the more than 800 CLP-certified individuals.
Customized Testing Options
Companies and universities can take advantage of new customized testing options that offer convenience, flexibility, and guidance throughout the process of certifying groups of employees. Plan your organization's customized exam administration today.
Why Earn the CLP?
Why earn the CLP? The answer is simple: establish professional credibility, demonstrate your knowledge and skill, fulfill personal and professional development goals and show that you are dedicated to the licensing profession.
CLP Practice Test Available
The CLP Practice Test is available for download at no cost to interested candidates for a limited time. It includes 50 multiple-choice questions that are representative of the questions on the CLP certification exam.
Upcoming Exam Windows
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