Member Expectations

SIPA requests the following of all of its members:

  1. Signing the SIPA Code of Ethics, which shows your support to protect intellectual property;
  2. Identifying an individual to serve as key contact in communication with SIPA;
  3. Helping your organization learn more about SIPA by sharing materials developed to facilitate education and information on innovation and intellectual property in the seed industry;
  4. Implementing and completing the IP Enforcement Readiness Checklist;
  5. Updating SIPA with member’s crops and brands;
  6. Promoting SIPA by utilizing the SIPA logo and/or SIPA Tip Line logo in compliance with the SIPA Trademark Use Guidelines; and
  7. Providing a link to the SIPA website on your website.