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PLATINUM SPONSORS



City Map Sponsor

Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP)

Ranked as Managing IP magazine's "Middle East Firm of the Year" for the past six years, Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) continues to expand as a global IP firm to meet growing client needs. In addition to offices in all the Arab Region countries, AGIP has fulltime staffed offices in India, Pakistan, Turkey, Cyprus, Afghanistan and China, plus liaison offices in Canada, Hungary, the U.K. and U.S.

AGIP's client-focused practice provides individual country, as well as one-stop regional and global, services for searches, registrations, filings and renewals. In addition, and particularly important for the countries without search capabilities or slow processing, AGIP has developed an Arab Regional IP Published Registration Data Center to deliver trademark, ownership and patent search reports within 24 hours.  AGIP's patent department, law firm (TAG-Legal), accredited domain name registrar (TAG-Domains) and IP portfolio management services (assessments and valuations, market studies and local personnel training) are further evidence how "We work hard to stay first."

AGIP is a member of TAG-Org, the global organization for professional services and education.


Conference Bag Sponsor


Patrix

Patrix has nearly two decades of experience delivering IP software and service solutions serving clients in more than 50 countries. With our Patricia® IP management system and comprehensive payment services we provide the most cost-effective way for organizations to reduce costs, minimize risk, improve profitability and increase productivity.

Patricia® is a fully customizable and enterprise wide IP management solution which provides you with swift and secure access to your case data and automatic tracking of IP lifecycles.

Created by IP professionals for IP professionals Patricia® is uniquely delivered on both Windows and web platforms – the choice is yours.



GOLD SPONSORS

Hotel Key Card Sponsor

Acumass

Acumass is one of the world's leading IP service companies and with offices in Europe and Asia, we offer comprehensive, secure and cost-effective renewal services. Since 1981, we successfully assist our clients with the payment of patent and trademark renewals all over the world and our newly developed state-of-the-art software system enables us to offer any service level as well as customized outsourcing solutions.


Marketing Insert Sponsor

BizSolution Information Technology

Software for IP Management, Data collection and Analysis
 
BizSolution is dedicated to developing the best software solutions for IP industry. Products: IP Space - IP Management Software for IP law firms to increase their productivity and reduce costs. Search-World-Patent/Design – Software tools for IP professionals to search and analyze patent and design data through the Internet and create reports.



In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor

Bufete Mejia & Asociados

Consistently ranked as Honduran’s leading Intellectual Property and Commercial Law Firm. The firm offers comprehensive IP legal services in Honduras and the entire Central-American region including filing and prosecution, as well as transactional work, consultancy services, defense and enforcement of rights before all Courts (Civil & Criminal) and Administrative Offices. We strive to live up to our slogan: BUFETE MEJIA & ASOCIADOS: WE CARE

 


Event Mobile Sponsor


Chadha & Chadha IP

Chadha & Chadha IP is an Indian Intellectual Property Firm based in New Delhi with branches in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Pune and Cochin. The Firm, with a 40-year-old history in IP, represents numerous domestic and International clients and is well known for its high quality work and responsiveness.





Event Mobile Sponsor


Dastani & Dastani, LLP

Dastani & Dastani, LLP focuses particularly on the Intellectual Property Law and covers all components pertaining to patent, trademark, industrial design, geographical signs, unfair competition and related litigations. We place the highest value on understanding our clients’ needs, and accordingly provide them with practical counsel and solutions which support their business objectives.




Marketing Insert Sponsor

Fenix Legal KB

Fenix Legal – cost-efficient, fast and professional. Trademarks, patents and legal services. Our consultants are well known and experienced lawyers, European patent, trademark and design attorneys, business consultants, mediators and branding experts. Fenix Legal is a Patent- and Law firm specialized in intellectual property in Sweden, Europe and Russia. We offer all services in the IP field as well as business agreements, domain name registration and dispute resolution. In an ever-changing world someone has to see the possibilities! www.fenixlegal.eu.




Marketing Insert Sponsor

Grant Thornton Alyafi IP Group

We provide a full range of IP services including patent and design, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, IP valuation, IP audit and due diligence, legal advisory, franchising and licensing.

Practice Area: UAE, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Gaza & West Bank, Kuwait, Lebanon, Bahrain, Tunisia, Syria and Iraq.

Contact Person: Mrs. Mayssam Sijaan
Title: Senior Partner
Email: msijaan@gtyafi.com




Lanyard Sponsor

MarkMonitor

MarkMonitor®, the world leader in enterprise brand protection and a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business, provides advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world's leading brands. In the digital world, brands face new risks due to the web's anonymity, global reach and shifting consumption patterns for digital content, goods and services. Customers choose MarkMonitor for its unique combination of industry-leading expertise, advanced technology and extensive industry relationships to preserve their marketing investments, revenues and customer trust. Learn more at www.markmonitor.com.




Mouse Pad Sponsor

RCF

RCF, founded in 1929, is one of the leading companies in Portugal in IP field.
The Trademark Department has expertise in searches, prosecution, enforcement and oppositions in National, Community and International trademarks, and litigation.

The Patent Department has expertise in technical areas, drafting, prosecution, enforcement and litigation.

Countries covered: Portugal, Macao, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, S. Tome and Principe and East Timor.





Opening Cocktail Reception Sponsor


Singh & Associates

Singh & Associates is an ISO 9001 certified full service international law firm, headquartered in New Delhi. We have a pan India presence, with offices strategically situated in the major metropolitan cities; including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad; & associate offices in Patna, Ranchi and Kolkata. We have established a satellite office in New York, and also recently set up an India Desk in Beijing.



Event Mobile Sponsor


ST&P Attorneys and Agents

At ST&P Attorneys and Agents®, we partner our clients to shape and execute Intellectual Property strategies. Operating from a global perspective, we deliver local solutions from a full range of Intellectual Property services with the aim of protecting our client's position in a highly competitive environment.




Grand Finale Reception Sponsor

SUGIMURA

SUGIMURA celebrates 90 years in 2013 as a top tier IP firm in Japan. Their services include prosecution, licensing, and counseling in patents, utility models, design patents, and trademarks. With offices in Japan and the United States, along with professional relationships in over 80 countries, SUGIMURA offers comprehensive international patent and trademark protection to its clientele. Through its satellite office in Palo Alto, California, SUGIMURA is able to offer North and South American clients the personalized care of a boutique firm and the resources of their global counterpart. The firm emphasizes personal care and offers customized solutions tailored to clients’ needs. SUGIMURA possesses expertise in virtually every technology sector. The firm’s patent and trademark attorneys are not only skilled in the nuances of intellectual property laws and regulations; they hold advanced degrees in all major technical fields. SUGIMURA attorneys are active in their community, presenting on topics regarding Japanese IP practice in various venues to include, in-house client presentations, patent seminars, and law schools. The firm also publishes articles on Japanese IP practice in magazines distributed around the world. SUGIMURA has differentiated itself for its quality patent draftsmanship and continues to be ranked among the top patent and trademark prosecution law firms in Japan.

Shuttle bus sponsor

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to decision makers.  Providing solutions that power the intellectual property lifecycle from Thomson CompuMark, MarkMonitor, Thomson IP Management Services, Westlaw and Sweet & Maxwell.

 

In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor


Zacarias & Fernandez

A law firm from Asunción - Paraguay, specialized in Intellectual Property, very active at INTA since its very founding in 1981. Rated as Tier 1 by several professional surveys, the firm represents foreign companies from across the world. Its client portfolio includes, among others: Exxon Corporation (USA), Intel (USA), GlaxoSmithKline (UK), Takeda Chemical Industries (JAPAN) and Bayer AG (GERMANY). The firm renders services leveraging its structure by team groups divided by areas of focus.



BRONZE SPONSORS


Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor

Corsearch

Corsearch’s innovative tools, personalized service, and quality research enable trademark and brand professionals to effectively manage trademark screening, search review, and watching processes worldwide. The new Corsearch platform empowers our users to clear and protect their brands quickly and easily.

corsearch.com | edital.com

 

Art Gallery Sponsor

D. P. Ahuja & Co.

Intellectual Property Services in Asia

We are a professionally managed, intellectual property services firm established in 1971. We represent over 2500 Clients from 50 countries. We specialise in acquisition, enforcement and licensing of intellectual property rights, including litigation, anti-counterfeiting, domain name and corporate name disputes. We use state-of-the-art document and information management systems. We are committed to a tradition of high ethical standards and excellence in professional services.

To view our extensive private art collection, please go to www.sdahujaart.com



Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor

Jackson, Etti & Edu

Jackson, Etti & Edu is a full service Law Firm with a renowned Intellectual Property Department, headquartered in Nigeria. The firm has four branches (including an international office in Ghana), and is able to provide services throughout the African Region. Services include all aspects of IP including Trademark, Patent and Design Administration & Portfolio Management; Commercial IP & IP Audits; IP Litigation & anti- Counterfeiting; Copyright; Product Registration with regulatory bodies.

Clientele includes a broad spectrum of local & international blue chip companies, ranging from individuals/small private companies, to major multinationals/conglomerates. The firm has acquired a reputation for providing high quality services, with an appreciation of the commercial goals, constraints and concerns of each client.



Hospitality Sponsor

Kashish Intellectual Property Group (KIPG) 

KIPG, an ‘IP Boutique’ with the remarkable presence in five (5) continents, is committed to provide high standard services related to management, protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights since the year 2006.


Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP has been dedicated to intellectual property law since its founding in 1955. Our lawyers protect, enforce and transfer IP for clients in over 100 countries. We understand the hard science behind clients’ innovations and have the technical skills and business acumen to work with them hand-in-hand.

 



Table Topics Sponsor

National Arbitration Forum

The National Arbitration Forum is based in the United States and has been an approved Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) provider since 1999. The Forum has received more than 20,000 domain name disputes filed by parties from around the world, many through its streamlined, online filing system and portal. 



Volunteer Service Project Sponsor


 
Osler

Our clients depend on Osler for expertise in patent and trade-mark prosecution, practical and business oriented advice on portfolio management, talent and innovative thinking in intellectual property disputes and a wealth of experience in commercializing client’s IP rights. The right match between resources and expertise maintain efficiency and keep costs in control. We have solutions for your IP problems . osler.com



Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor

S. S. Rana & Co.

S. S. Rana & Co., is a premier IP Law Firm of India and for over two decades has been providing impeccable legal services to many multinational and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of • Trademarks • Patent • Industrial Designs • Copyright • Domain Names • Geographical Indications • IT Law • IP Enforcement • IP Litigation • IP Licensing • IP Audit • IP Management Strategies.






Trademark Administrators Brunch Speaker Sponsor


The Treadstone Group, Inc.

Global I.P. Investigations and Anonymous Acquisitions

What makes us the most-trusted and leading IP investigation and acquisition firm in the industry? Unmatched practical experience. Founded by a career investigator, who has managed complex investigations worldwide: on the ground, not from a desk. The most knowledgeable and proficient investigators and researchers, expert in trademarks and domain names.
   

MEDIA PARTNERS

 

Asia IP

Asia IP is a vital source of intelligence for companies active in Asia. The magazine includes an extensive range of in-depth features, news and analysis designed to meet the information needs of in-house counsel, senior business leaders and lawyers. Focusing on the issues behind the headlines, it provides access to the solutions companies need when trying to protect their intellectual assets in Asia. www.asiaiplaw.com

 

Asian Legal Business

Asian Legal Business is now owned by Thomson Reuters.  With its portfolio of leading titles, online services, Law Awards and In-House Legal Summits, ALB provides authoritative insights, and unmatched networking and business development opportunities, to legal professionals throughout Asia Pacific and the Middle East. www.legalbusinessonline.com




 China Business Law Journal

China Business Law Journal (CBLJ)
 is a fully bilingual monthly magazine for China-focused in-house counsel and law firms. It provides in-depth analysis of the legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses in China and indispensable intelligence on the country’s legal market. China Business Law Journal includes regular coverage of intellectual property issues. subscribe@cblj.com / http://www.cblj.com/



India Business Law Journal

India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) is a market-leading monthly magazine that provides in-depth analysis of the legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses in India. Its readers are in-house counsel and private practice lawyers around the world. India Business Law Journal includes regular coverage of intellectual property issues. cs@indilaw.com / http://www.indilaw.com/

 

 

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM)

IAM addresses the need for organizations to maximize the value of their IP, and to examine the strategies they can put in place to do this. IAM treats IP as a business asset and tool rather than simply as a legal right. Free copies of IAM magazine plus other IAM titles will be available to collect from the booth.  http://www.iam-magazine.com/

 

 

Intellectual Property Magazine

Intellectual Property Magazine delivers unrivalled global IP Intelligence; combining the widest source of IP news on the internet, analysis and views from a network of experienced, practicing in-house counsel and expert insight on new thinking amongst rule-makers. A convenient and reliable one-stop resource for professionals who want to keep ahead of legal developments, effectively manage their IP portfolios and implement profitable strategies. www.intellectualpropertymagazine.com 

 

IPPro The Internet

IPPro The Internet is the key resource for professionals who enforce, protect and promote IP online. It will cover the entire spectrum of intellectual property as it relates to the internet, from trademark infringement cases to the increasingly complex domain name space. It will report the news as it happens and it will provide analysis from industry experts who are on the inside and outside of key industry developments. http://www.ipprotheinternet.com/index.php



Managing Intellectual Property

Managing IP is the premier global information resource for IP owners and practitioners, combining a daily updated website, e-newsletters, a monthly magazine, web seminars and events. We provide up-to-date news and in-depth analysis on all major IP issues, and help rights owners develop strategies to achieve commercial success. Building on Managing IP’s market leading position, we have developed four new online channels dedicated to patents, trademarks, copyright and internet/domain name issues. Each channel is a one-stop resource providing unrivalled analysis of all major cases, legislation, deals and market moves from Managing IP’s team of journalists in London, New York and Hong Kong. http://www.managingip.com/




Managing Intellectual Property - China

Managing IP has been active within the Chinese IP community for over 10 years, providing dedicated Chinese language coverage of international IP issues to help Chinese companies develop effective global IP strategies. To extend our reach across the entire Chinese IP community we are pleased to announce the launch of our new Chinese language website. This new portal will provide all Managing IP’s Chinese language coverage from our global editorial team free of charge. It is the must-read resource for in-house counsel and senior executives at Chinese enterprises, plus business-minded private practitioners across China. Advertising and sponsorship options are available for firms seeking to reach this dynamic audience – for more information please contact your regional Managing IP representative.  http://www.managingip.cn/



MARCASUR

MARCASUR is a quarterly Latin American intellectual property magazine including interviews, reports, statistics, and event calendars, latest updates about law firms, cases and opinion columns. MARCASUR recently launched two new products in English and for the US, Europe and Asia: MARCASUR Digital Edition and MARCASUR International, a weekly newsletter with all the most important IP updates from Latin America.  http://www.marcasurmi.com/
 

 






Trademarks, Brands and the Internet (TB&I)

Aimed at brand owners, intellectual property lawyers and other specialists, Trademarks, Brands and the Internet is a quarterly publication and monthly e-newsletter providing up-to-date analysis on the most pressing issues affecting businesses on the Internet.

 

Ukrainian Journal of Business Law

Ukrainian Journal of Business Law (UBJL) covers relevant legal and business issues in the Ukraine. UBJL’s readers include managers/lawyers of international and Ukrainian companies; visitors and employees of foreign embassies; global organizations and think tanks; members of leading business and law associations participants of local and global conferences. www.ujbl.info










World IP Review

World IP Review (WIPR) and its sister publications Life Sciences IP Review, Trademarks Brands & the Internet and the WIPR Annual provide comprehensive guides to the challenges facing businesses and legal practitioners active in intellectual property, while IP Pages is the largest guide to law firms and service providers of its kind in the market.

 


World Trademark Review (WTR)

WTR
is a bi-monthly magazine and daily email news service focusing on trademark issues. The editorial team and panel of expert correspondents provide in-depth coverage of national and regional trends in trademark law and practice, and profile leading figures within the industry. Visit the booth for a free sample issue.