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Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.
Elevating the Licensing Profession Through Knowledge and Standards
What is CLP?
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Earning CE Credits
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Maintaining Your CLP Credential
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Policy & Procedure Manual
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CLP Program Brochure
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Guidelines for Using the CLP Designation
Marketing Your Credential
CLP News & Announcements
CLPs in the News
The newly released CLP Toolkit is available for download. Learn the benefits of earning the CLP credential and general program information, note important dates to know, and review frequently asked questions and industry testimonials.
CLP Recertification: When Does Your Credential Expire?
Check your CLP certificate--if you (re)certified in 2013, then 2016 is your year to renew! View the Recertification page for information including "Maintaining Your Credential," an overview of the renewal process offering instructions and helpful tips.
Certified Licensing Professional Certification
CLP has certified approximately 800 individuals working in licensing, business development or commercialization of intellectual property. They are involved in patenting, marketing, valuation, IP law, negotiation, and intellectual asset management.
View the most recent edition of the CLP Newsletter, CLP Connection for program news, deadline reminders, professional development information, and more.
CLP Registry of Certificants
The 2015 edition of the CLP Registry of Certificants is now available! Use this resource to find valuable information about the approximately 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.
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.
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