Government Sector Membership Application

General Conditions for Membership in PRIA:
In accordance with the General Conditions for membership in this association, the applicant hereby agrees to accept and abide by the Bylaws and Operating Rules established by this Corporation, and as amended from time to time. For a copy of the Bylaws and Operating Rules, click here.



By completing this application and/or adding additional employees to your organization's membership record you are responsible for assuring that you and each of these additional employees are aware of and will adhere to PRIA's IPR Statement. The IPR Statement can be found within PRIA's Operating Rules by clicking here.

In addition you and each of these additional employees are aware of and will adhere to PRIA's Member's Agreement to Intellectual Property and Antitrust as stated below.


Property Records Industry Association (PRIA) Member’s Agreement to
Intellectual Property and Antitrust Terms and Conditions


1.            Copyright License

a.            To the extent that a member contribution is or may be subject to copyright, member grants:

i.              PRIA an unlimited perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free (RF) world-wide right and license to copy, publish and distribute the contribution; and

ii.             PRIA Members an unlimited perpetual, non-exclusive, RF world-wide right and license to prepare derivative works based upon the contribution for purposes of developing standard work products.

iii.            PRIA permission to reference the name(s) and address(es) of the contributor(s) and of the organization(s) member represents (if any).


b.            Member acknowledges that PRIA has no duty to publish or otherwise use or disseminate any contribution.


2.            Disclosure of Patents

a.            Member shall notify PRIA board if member knows or reasonably should know of patent holdings and applications of member organization that may likely be infringed by the implementation of a PRIA standard work product adopted or under development.  Members shall not file patent applications based on improvements or refinements to subject matter considered for inclusion in a PRIA standard work product.

3.            Antitrust

Member acknowledges that:

  1. Any discussion that could or would violate any state or federal antitrust law is prohibited;
  2. He or she must refrain from such discussion; and
  3. PRIA, at any PRIA event, meeting or gathering, may prohibit discussion of any specific topic that could or would violate state or federal antitrust laws.

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