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Effective 3/15/2019, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


On January 8, 2019, the original case filed by the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) against Ford Global Technologies LLC (FGTL) was argued before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. The issues on appeal are functionality and patent exhaustion, which have the potential of invalidating and rendering unenforceable FGTL design patents on automotive body Read more…


Effective 2/15/2019, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


Effective 1/15/2019, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


Effective 12/15/2018, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


Effective 11/15/2018, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


Effective 10/15/2018, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


Effective 9/15/2018, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


The ABPA is your voice and industry advocacy group that fights against issues that affect your business. These issues range from design patents, trademarks, and border taxes. As an ABPA member, your support is needed to help fund the design patent lawsuit vs Ford Global Technologies that is currently underway. It is a drawn-out battle and all Read more…


San Diego, CA – The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is pleased to announce the location for the 2019 Annual Convention! The 39th ABPA Convention will be held in Fort Lauderdale Florida at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort from April 30, 2019 – May 3, 2019. This is a beautiful beachside property located right in the Read more…

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