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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…


San Diego, CA – The Annual ABPA Awards ceremony was performed during the San Diego Convention. Each year, ABPA leadership makes the difficult decisions in choosing the recipients of the awards. A complete listing of the 2018 award winners is below along with the description of their award. Congratulations to the winners! CHAIRMAN’S AWARD: Selected as the Read more…


By Ed Salamy, ABPA Executive Director San Diego, CA – After an amazing week in sunny San Diego, the 38th Annual ABPA Convention is complete! With the highest attendance and participation in recent memory, this was the best ABPA event in years. Here are some of the highlights: Tuesday 4/24 Early bird attendees flew into San Diego Read more…


On November 22, 2017, the patent infringement lawsuit filed in Michigan by Ford Global Technologies LLC (FGTL) against ABPA member New World International (New World) was transferred to the Northern District of Texas following the Supreme Court’s landmark patent venue ruling in TC Heartland. The entire case was transferred, which involves thirteen separate design patents. The case Read more…


We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 ABPA Annual Meeting and Convention, which will be held on April 24–27, 2018 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA. For more details about the convention, including registration links and more, please visit the 2018 ABPA Convention Hub Page Read more…


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…

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