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AGIP has been serving the international intellectual property community for nearly 40 years. Founded as an Arab regional IP firm with offices in the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa, AGIP always has made client service its priority. Responding to client needs, the firm has 29 country offices throughout the Arab countries, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Cyprus, Afghanistan and three offices in China. In addition, AGIP offers regional and global managed services, including searches, filings and renewals for optimal efficiency and liaison offices in Canada, the U.K. and U.S. for "real time" client assistance. AGIP is equally dedicated to delivering a full range of quality IP services and has developed specialized search, watch, domain name and patent services, established an Arab regional law firm (TAGLegal) and created custom regional IP management services such as portfolio assessments, valuations, market studies and training for local personnel.
Lall Lahiri & Salhotra
Lall Lahiri & Salhotra is one of the first and most successful IP practices in India, with over 25 years of experience. LLS provides a full range of services for protection of IP from its inception to its enforcement. Our litigation, opposition and prosecution teams, with excellent track records are regarded as leaders in the field.
The firm's clients include the biggest names in IP from fields as diverse as pharmaceuticals, FMCG, consumer goods, IT, fashion, telecom, electronics, etc. Relying on long experience and excellent grasp of legal concepts and IP knowledge has ensured the firm's formidable reputation and leadership position.
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IP Management software
Patrix has nearly two decades of experience delivering IP software and service solutions serving clients in more than 50 countries. With our IP management system, Patricia®, and comprehensive payment services, we provide the most cost-effective way for organizations to reduce costs, minimize risk, improve profitability and increase productivity.
From the C.E.O. through to the support staff, the Patrix team has very extensive and relevant experience having previously worked in the corporate and/or practice areas of IP. You can therefore be sure that your requirements are fully understood at every level.
Patricia® is an enterprise-wide solution which provides you with swift and secure access to your case data and automatic tracking of IP lifecycles, including laws/regulations, standard forms, time and cost registration, invoicing, customizable reports, document creation, document management and powerful batch processing functionality. Patricia® is designed to accommodate and harmonize your best practice and procedures including collaboration with other departments and parties both inside and outside of your organization.
Being non-modular, Patricia® naturally combines your case data with related cost, billing and time recording information, greatly improving management control in all areas and ensuring that any case related expenditure is captured and recouped.
Created by IP professionals for IP professionals, Patricia® is a fully customizable IP management system uniquely delivered on Windows and web platforms or a combination of both–the choice is yours!
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Bufete Mejia & Asociados
Consistently ranked as Honduran’s leading Intellectual Property, Advertisement 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
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D. P. Ahuja & Co.
Intellectual Property Services in Asia
We are a full-service, professionally managed, intellectual property firm established in 1971. We represent over 2500 Clients. Our records, files and business data are maintained on our own, world class, web-based document and information management system. In Trademarks, we specialize in Searches; Opinions; Litigation; Prosecution of Applications; Watch; Recordals; Oppositions; Domain Name disputes; Commercial Investigations and License Agreements. We also publish Ahuja's World Patent & Trademark Newstm, a professionally produced Magazine on Intellectual Property News and Articles from around the world. The bi-monthly WPTN colour magazine is circulated free to more than 10000 companies and law firms world wide.
We are committed to a tradition of high ethical standards and excellence in professional services and ongoing social responsibility and community development projects.
Fenix Legal offers legal solutions for the creative minds. Our consultants are lawyers, European patent and trademark attorneys, engineers, business consultants and branding experts. Fenix Legal, with its head office in Stockholm, Sweden, is an International Patent- and Law firm specialised in intellectual property in Scandinavia, Europe and Russia / CIS. The firm offers all services in the IP field including domain name registration and dispute resolution, trademarks, watching and searching, copyrights, patents, design, market and competition law, business agreements and business intelligence investigations. For more information, please visit our web site at: www.fenixlegal.eu.
Grant Thornton Yafi & Co
We Protect, Manage, and Capitalize the Intellectual property portfolio.
Grant Thornton Yafi & Co a leading Multi National and Regional Service Firm that provides its clients with a comprehensive range of services in the field of Intellectual Property rights.
Our vision: To provide widely recognized high quality and innovative Intellectual Property (IP) services and product for business solutions.
Our Focus: To establish a long term partnership with our clients achieving the maximum benefit from their Intellectual Property Rights.
Practice Area: UAE, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Gaza & West Bank, Kuwait, Lebanon, Bahrain, Tunisia.
Ipendo delivers a Web-based, Intellectual Property Management System and IP Services. Ipendo enables corporations and law firms to securely collaborate and efficiently manage administration of their IP portfolios. The Ipendo Platform™ is built on the latest technology and streamlines tasks such as: Case/Invention Management, Trademark Clearance, Contract Management, Reference Archiving, Budgeting/Forecasting, Maintenance, Categorizations and Reporting.
The Ipendo Extranet™ is a simple and efficient way for law firms and IP service providers to communicate with clients and provide a secure portal for collaboration, reporting and management of Intellectual Assets.
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Salomonowitz Horak is an Austrian law firm specialised in intellectual property law. The partners are experienced in trademark, patent, design, copyright and unfair competition law. They are representing clients in litigation before all Austrian courts and administrative authorities as well as OHIM. They have succesufully represented clients in various landmark cases before the Austrian Supreme Court. In addition they are advising on non-contentious matters such as trademark and design prosecution, brand development and clearance of marketing campaigns.
Lex Orbis is India’s premier IP-boutique. Founded on the strength of multi-disciplinary IP practice, the Firm is currently rated among the best IP prosecution practices in India. Lex Orbis acts for a number of global IP owners in relation to their India prosecution and litigation matters. A leading filer at the Delhi IP office, the Firm has many well-known names in the Indian IP space as its partners. The Firm’s practice is well-balanced between handling in-bound national filings and prosecution as well as foreign filings on behalf of Indian corporations. The trademark portfolios LexOrbis manages for domestic clients cover over 180 countries. Being a full service IP boutique, the Firm’s practice credentials cover all areas of IP. LexOrbis has a highly IT driven state of the art infrastructure and a very sophisticated docketing system.
MarkMonitor, the global leader in enterprise brand protection, offers comprehensive solutions and services that safeguard brands, reputation and revenue from online risks. With end-to-end solutions that address the growing threats of online fraud, brand abuse and unauthorized channels, MarkMonitor enables a secure Internet for businesses and their customers. The company’s exclusive access to data combined with its patented real-time prevention, detection and response capabilities provide wide-ranging protection to the ever-changing online risks faced by brands today. For more information, visit www.markmonitor.com.
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Raul César Ferreira (Herd.), S.A.
RCF, founded in 1929 is one of the leading companies in Portugal in the industrial property field.
The Trademark Department have also expertise in searches and search opinions, prosecution, enforcement and oppositions in National, Community and International trademarks, and litigation. The Patent Department have expertise in several technical areas (chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, mechanical engineering, etc) and knowledge of drafting, prosecution, enforcement and litigation.
Correspondence with clients and colleagues all over the world is done in Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish and Italian languages.
Countries covered by the firm: Portugal, Macao, Portuguese speaking African countries (Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe) and East Timor.
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ST&P Attorneys and Agents
Established in 1994 in Dubai, the UAE, as a full range IP firm committed to servicing the business community with a cutting edge professional expertise.
Our mission, commitment, progress and strength, lead us to become the first choice of local and international companies for the protection and enforcement of their IP matters, since our practice is based on thorough and unique insights into the characteristics, features and peculiarities of each country.
This knowledge, completed with our extensive experience with local procedures of each country, has encouraged ST&P Attorneys and Agents® to expand its scale of operations and form a network spanning 34 countries in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe, based on this advantage.
Am Badar & Partners
Am Badar & Partners was established by Toetoen Am Badar. It is one of the most prestigious law firms in IPR in Indonesia. This firm specializes on Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs, Lay out Design of Integrated Circuits, Trade Secrets, Annuity Service, and Litigation for enforcement of IP rights. Am Badar & Partners has hundreds of foreign Associations that represent thousands of IPR applications all over the world. The firm has been run by second generation i.e. Nadia Am Badar, SH, Annisa Am Badar. S.H. LLM, Anis Am Badar, SH, Nabila Am Badar, S.H, LLM and Dora Am Badar, S.Psi.
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Powered by WatchMouse, GeoBrand monitors pay-per-click (PPC) ads on Google, Yahoo!, and Bing in over 30 countries to assist in identifying online trademark and brand abuse. Unlike other products, GeoBrand monitors the major search engines worldwide and delivers highly filtered results in an easy-to-use, web-based console.
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National Arbitration Forum
The National Arbitration Forum is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States and was appointed an approved provider of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in 1999. Since then,16,000 domain name disputes have been filed worldwide through the National Arbitration Forum, many using our streamlined, online filing system. The FORUM is pleased to offer a completely electronic UDRP process, and is launching an online portal to allow parties to more easily manage all of their cases at a glance.
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Ratza & Ratza
Ratza & ratza is one of the leading IP firms in Romania, with extensive practice covering Trademarks, Patents, Industrial Design, Copyright, Domain Names, Licensing, Litigation and Enforcement, providing representation before the Romanian and European IP Authorities.
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Corsearch, part of Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, is the premier provider of clearance and protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. Its high-quality, intuitive tools and expertise enable professionals to effectively manage the trademark screening, search review and watching processes. With its recent acquisition of Edital, Corsearch expands its global coverage with offices in the US, UK, Canada, Belgium and France. Corsearch’s A2 Beyond – the industry’s first web-enabled desktop application, introduced exceptional power, speed and flexibility to trademark research. Stop by booth #601 to see the latest in screening and search review including the ability to work with or without an internet connection, the latest in Domain Registration and Management, and Web Monitoring, along with our complete suite of solutions for trademark and brand professionals on Corsearch® Advantage™ and Edital.com.
Jackson Etti & Edu
Jackson Etti & Edu is one of Nigeria's leading Intellectual Property firms. The firm has 4 offices (including an international office), and provides services in this specialist area for the entire African Region and beyond.
With a clientele that includes a broad spectrum of local & international blue chip firms, ranging from individuals/small private companies, to major multinationals/conglomerates, the firm has a reputation for providing high quality services. Its appreciation of the commercial goals, constraints and concerns of each client, is a major driver in ensuring that clients' objectives are achieved in the most efficient and cost effective way.
Services include all aspects of the registration, management and protection of Intellectual Property Rights; Trademarks, Patents, Designs, Copyright and related rights; Anti-counterfeiting, IP Litigation, IP Due Diligence & Audit; Commercial IP, etc. Ancillary services, such as NAFDAC (Product registration), SON (Standards Organization of Nigeria) and NOTAP (National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion) are also available.
The firm has, since 2001, been continuously recognized as a TIER 1 firm for contentious and non-contentious trademark and patent work in Nigeria by “Managing Intellectual Property” (a Euromoney publication). In December 2010, the firm was awarded the prestigious “Intellectual Property Law Team of the Year” award, at The Nigerian Legal Awards Ceremony.
Eli Lilly and Company
Eli Lilly and Company is a leading, innovation-driven corporation committed to developing a growing portfolio of best-in-class and first-in-class pharmaceutical products that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Lilly products treat depression, schizophrenia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, diabetes, osteoporosis and many other conditions. We are committed to providing answers that matter - through medicines and information - for some of the world's most urgent medical needs.
We are a well-established law firm in the British Virgin Islands with an unsurpassed track record of providing superior service, with particular emphasis on trademark and patent registration, corporate & finance, trusts, funds, real estate, admiralty, commercial litigation and corporate restructuring and insolvency.
Our experienced team of lawyers provides insightful and practical advice to assist our clients in achieving their legal and strategic objectives. Our commitment to providing the best quality service is at the core of our existence.
O'Neal Webster is a member firm of Lex Mundi, the world's largest association of independent law firms and World Services Group (WSG), a global non-profit association of leading providers of professional business services in countries around the world.
Whether you are seeking a creative name for your new product, ensuring timely trademark renewal payments, seeking legal information to support an infringement, Thomson Reuters gives you unparalleled solutions at every stage of your trademark’s life cycle. Learn about all the ways we can help you extract value from your trademark portfolio and give you a competitive advantage.
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Nixon Peabody LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP is a “Global 100” law firm with over 600 attorneys collaborating across 16 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. The firm’s size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable our attorneys to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes. Our clients rely on our attorneys for strategic advice in all aspects of trademark law, from searching and clearance of trademarks; prosecution of trademark applications; trademark oppositions and cancellations; and domain name dispute resolution, to litigation involving trademarks, false advertising, cyber-squatting and dilution in both federal and state court.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Clients are the foremost priority at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. This unwavering commitment to exceptional client service is reflected in the way Osler applies legal expertise to ensure clients succeed. The top ranked Intellectual Property team at Osler is held in high regard by satisfied clients across Canada, the United States and abroad. The team is widely recognized for expertise in Patent and Trade-mark prosecution, sound business judgement relating to portfolio advice and management, innovative thinking regarding IP litigation and unmatched experience in assisting clients realize the value of IP portfolios in mergers, licenses, reorganizations and other business transactions.
Pillsbury’s International Trademark team handles the trademarks of many companies, large and small, emerging and established, in every industry and in both the retail and commercial markets. Our experience has taught us valuable lessons about trademark law: how to apply the law wisely to meet clients’ trademark needs and solve their trademark problems in practical and commercially realistic ways, and how to manage our trademark practice to give clients the best possible team-based, rapid and economical service. We provide customized, client-focused service with a team of experienced trademark lawyers and legal assistants dedicated to each client to bestow prompt, proactive, and value-added service.