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For information on INTA sponsorship opportunities for this and other INTA programs, contact Paula Lee, CMP -Senior Planner, Meetings, Exhibits and Sponsorship Strategy at plee@inta.org or +1-212-642-1721.

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Platinum Level Sponsors                                                            

Avantiq

Technology, Flexibility, Experience—Avantiq

Avantiq is a specialized Trademark Search Provider. We conduct all type of searches from screening your potential candidates to global legal projects. Our online platform offers direct access to Domain and Company Names as well as Internet Sites such as Amazon®, Ebay®, Linkedin® or Twitter®. All result can then be conveniently incorporated into an exportable report.

Think of us if you are looking for a partner with the highest quality standards. Email address: info@avantiq.com




Baker & McKenzie

Baker & McKenzie defined the global law firm in the 20th century, and we are redefining it to meet the challenges of the global economy in the 21st.

We bring to matters the instinctively global perspective and deep market knowledge and insights of nearly 4,000 locally admitted lawyers in 71 offices worldwide. We have a distinctive global way of thinking, working and behaving – "fluency" – across borders, issues and practices.

We understand the challenges of the global economy because we have been at the forefront of its evolution. Since 1949, we have advised leading corporations on the issues of today’s integrated world market. We have cultivated the culture, commercial pragmatism and technical and interpersonal skills required to deliver world-class service tailored to the preferences of world-class clients worldwide.

Ours is a passionately collaborative community. We have the deep roots and knowledge of the language and culture of business required to address the nuances of local markets worldwide. And our culture of friendship and broad scope of practice enable us to navigate complexity across issues, practices and borders with ease.

Our commitment to excellence and fluency are reasons why we have more lawyers listed in more countries in Chambers Global Directory of the World’s Leading Lawyers than any other global firm.


 
Bilen Patent

Having been among leading Intellectual Property and Law Offices of Turkey, Bilen Patent is committed to provide comprehensive range of professional intellectual property services from filing to litigation besides disputes on information technologies such as use and registration of domain names. The firm also intensively renders targeted search and watch services for patents, trademarks and designs.

Bilen Patent’s philosophy is to present truly effective and affordable solutions to our domestic and international clients. Bilen Patent aims to provide a high level of service quality with competitive professional rates. In this perspective, we primarily rely on our team of experts including Turkish and European patent attorneys, having engineering backgrounds from chemistry to electronics, and trademark attorneys as well as attorneys at law, some having national reputation. We also have experienced in house patent interpreters with engineering and pharmaceutics backgrounds in order to ensure most accurate translations.

As being active member of many esteemed associations such as AIPPI, INTA, EPI, ECTA and LES, we always strive to stay updated within the constantly developing IP world.

It is pleasure for Bilen Patent to represent more than 2500 esteemed clients including top patent filers of Turkey and many well known domestic and international companies. Related to this, we are proud to announce our achievement that more than %10 of total domestic patent applications in Turkey in 2011 have been filed by ourselves.

Bilen Patent also intensively files abroad applications and is engaged with litigation procedures throughout the World as many of our domestic clients are global players in their field of activity, enabling us to maintain reciprocality with our foreign colleagues.

In view of above, it is our passion to take a part in the process of evolving creativity into asset.

For more information kindly visit our web site www.bilenpatent.com.tr or e-mail us at info@bilenpatent.com.tr.



Cedar, White, Bradley

Cedar White Bradley is a specialist IP firm for the Middle East and North Africa with offices in Amman (Jordan), Beirut (Lebanon), Cairo (Egypt), Doha (Qatar), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), and Manama (Bahrain). We provide intellectual property advice concerning trade marks, designs, copyright, IP enforcement and anti-counterfeiting, IP investigation, commercialisation and licensing, Customs measures, IP portfolio management and registration.

We combine the highest standards of Western law firms with knowledge acquired from on-the-ground Middle East practice. Our people are chosen for their training and prior experience with some of the world’s leading western law firms, as well as for their ties to and experience in the Middle East and North Africa. Our lawyers and consultants specialise in trade mark disputes, litigation and enforcement, but also have extensive experience in other areas of IP including copyright, IP in commercial transactions and the management of cross-jurisdictional IP issues.


GREVES GROUP

GREVES GROUP (COMBINATION of Greves Protection Management Private Limited, New Delhi-India, Greves International Limited, Hong Kong and Greves Global Information’s Limited, Dubai- United Arab Emirates), is a business conglomerate with a global network of IP Rights Investigators, who are thoroughly competent and vastly experienced in conducting investigations and enforcement actions. The services of Greves Group have been very vital in controlling and curbing the menace of counterfeiting and unethical business practices prevalent in the industry, largely benefitting their clients worldwide.

Greves Group is one of the most sought for names in the field of corporate investigation, risk protection and IP Rights investigation. Greves Group is a multinational entity with its global head office in New Delhi, India and it has internationally extended its services to corporate houses, IP attorneys, Law firms, Trademark/Geographical Indication mark/copyright holders, corporate legal departments and brand owners to protect their Intellectual Property Rights. Greves Group has widely covered destinations in S Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa and many other regions.
 
Greves Group specializes in all forms of IP Rights investigation and enforcement actions under the law. A list of services rendered by Greves Group in this area is as under:

  • IP Investigation Services – trademark, copyright, Design, Patent and GI Mark infringement.
  • Enforcement Services –  Anti-counterfeiting enforcement actions, Civil Raids
  • Internet IP Rights Monitoring Services
  • IPR Acquisition Services – purchase of trademarks, Web Domain and Companies
  • Litigation Support Investigations  Services
  • Corporate Investigation Services 

For more information kindly visit our web site www.grevesgroup.com or e-mail us at info@grevesgroup.com .


GUR IP

GUR Law Firm, which is one of Turkey's largest and leading law firms with its five major departments, namely corporate, litigation, maritime, debt collection and intellectual property, provides services with a legal team of 52 lawyers and 14 paralegals at its main offices which are located in Istanbul, Turkey and the branch office in Moscow, Russia. Through the strong and close relations with correspondent lawyers, independent experts and consultants in related fields, the firm is able to provide both private and corporate clients in Turkey and overseas with comprehensive legal services.

GUR IP, as one of the major departments and subsidiaries of GUR Law Firm, has extensive experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters in Turkey and overseas. GUR IP is a registered agency before the Turkish Patent Institute and represents major foreign and Turkish clients for all kinds of filing and prosecution of trademarks, patents, designs and other industrial property rights before the Office. GUR IP also provides a large range of services in IP litigation including but not limited to conducting investigations and police raids, civil and criminal infringement actions and custom seizures.
 
GUR Law & IP Firm also advises its clients on developing domain name registration strategies and defence and represent its' clients before national courts and the domain name arbitration centres in Geneva (WIPO) and Prague (Czech Arbitration Court)
 
Apart from providing a full range of intellectual property services, GUR Law & IP Firm also provides services to its clients in consumer protection law, product liability, media and IT law regulatory compliance, competition law & antitrust and data protection law in Turkey.




Keep Alert

Keep Alert online brand monitoring enhances and automates the monitoring of the principal online threats faced by brands today:

  • Surveillance of existing and newly registered domain names that use all or part of protected brand names and trademarks.
  • Detection of counterfeit eCommerce sites based on domain name monitoring
  • International SEM monitoring (Google Adwords, Bing, Yahoo!, Baidu, Yandex, Naver) for traffic hijacking, counterfeiting, boycotts...
  • Social media monitoring for negative and disparaging comments, calls to boycott, defamatory remarks…

Keep Alert allows trademark owners and their delegates to quickly and effectively highlight the most relevant results depending on the specific threats faced by the client. Keep Alert domain name monitoring offers automatic features to facilitate detection of unlawful and abusive domain names including: time stamped screenshots, categorization of domain name use (online stores, pornsquatting, parking pages…), comments on the previous related UDRP cases with arbitration results… The platform is designed to facilitate the identification of trademark infringements. These features provide an invaluable service to IP professionals who can filter and action large volumes of dubious, fraudulent and abusive domain names.
Keep Alert recently published a white paper on online counterfeiting detection that can be found on www.keepalert.com. Download our white paper on domain names used for counterfeiting websites: sys.to/counterfeit.




KASHISH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GROUP (KIPG)

KASHISH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GROUP (KIPG) an ‘IP Boutique’, is committed to provide quality services for management and protection of Intellectual Property Rights since the year 2006. Marking its global presence through regional/liaison offices in 35 countries, KIPG is capable of successfully handling IP matters in multiple jurisdictions. KIPG robust team comprises of lawyers and IP investigators having comprehensive knowledge of IP laws and the essential support of the local authorities in the (remotest) regions of Africa and Asia which allows KIPG to empower the brand owners with appropriate steps to safeguard their valuable rights and fight against the counterfeits in the best possible way. On this account, KIPG has gained immense reliance and respect of many organisations /firms, for being a single point of contact for appropriate legal solutions within the allocated budget, for effective enforcement and safeguard of IP rights in the entire Africa and Asia.




OFO VENTURA

As a female firm, OFO VENTURA celebrates its 10th year in the intellectual property market. Since its foundation, OFO VENTURA committed to providing its clients with the highest quality trademark, industrial design, patent, and copyright services available in Turkey. The company specialized in registrations, oppositions, renewals, assignments, licenses, and all other administrative details and has remarkable experience in handling IP portfolios. OFO VENTURA zealously safeguards its clients’ rights and are fully experienced in all procedures relating to the Turkish Patent Institute.

OFO VENTURA’s services also include consultancy in all areas of intellectual property, including licensing and copyrights.

All of OFO VENTURA’s senior staff are highly educated English-speaking professionals having Master’s Degrees from reputable Universities abroad and in Turkey.

OFO VENTURA has a distinguished list of clients. Although respected Turkish companies are well represented, foreign clients constitutes also a very important part of the porfolio. OFO VENTURA service customers from many different business sectors including pharmaceutical,fashion, food, cosmetics industries.

OFO VENTURA has been a sincere supporter of the arts. Actors, actresses, museums, art foundations, and singers have always had a privileged position among the clients and OFO VENTURA is pleased to offer discounted fees to those clients.

OFO VENTURA has a well-founded collaboration with a Law firm that stands ready to provide any and all intellectual property litigation services that may be needed.



ZMP

ZMP is a full service Intellectual Property Law Firm. Through the network of ZMP Offices across Central and Eastern Europe we are able to provide overall protection of all Intellectual Property rights including both prosecution and enforcement of such rights. Further, our Alicante Office provides full service in relation to European Community Trademarks (CTMs) and Registered Community Designs (RCDs).

Our constant presence in all the countries of Central Eastern Europe, allows us to provide our clients with immediate and simultaneous service in different countries of the region, by simply contacting one of our offices. That is why the services we provide are unique in the region.

Our offices are providing legal assistance and advice in protection of IP rights, management and enforcement of the same in the countries where we operate. We are always in position to meet different needs of our clients.

Services we provide include filing and prosecution of IP rights, search and watching service, IP portfolio management, handling of conflicts; advice and representation in infringement and enforcement matters. We are particularly active in providing expert advice and legal assistance in the matters of counterfeit and piracy.

Gold Level Sponsor

Ankara Patent

Ankara Patent was founded in 1964 by Hayri Dericioğlu who had dedicated most of his life to the establishment and development of intellectual property in Turkey by actively being involved in the training, drafting of the official documents, writing and publishing books. M. Kaan DERİCİOĞLU, who continues as President of Ankara Patent, shares his experience and expertise in the intellectual rights field. He lectures on various topics of intellectual property to both undergraduates and graduates, gives seminars held by a variety of private and public organizations. Together with Vice Presidents E. Korhan DERİCİOĞLU, Ekin DERİCİOĞLU KURT, Aysu DERİCİOĞLU EGEMEN and Sercan DERİCİOĞLU Ankara Patent has been serving over 25,000 customers with a team of 100 experts and experienced lawyers and engineers specialized in intellectual property field for 48 years. In February 2010, Ankara Patent expands its network through the launch of its Istanbul branch. As one of the oldest and largest companies in Turkey, Ankara Patent is pleased to provide services for protection of Trade & Service Marks, Patents, Industrial Designs, Utility Models, Domain Names, copyright, searches, IP related agreements & contracts, IP litigation and all other kinds of protection.

 


Marshall, Gerstein & Borun

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, with 80 attorneys, supported by a full team of paralegals, patent agents and technical specialists, is ranked as one of the top IP boutique law firms in the country. The Firm is at the forefront of intellectual property law as its professionals understand the hard science behind clients’ innovations and how to devise, evaluate and execute intellectual property strategy.  Fortune 500 corporations, small to mid-sized companies, non-profits and inventors turn to Marshall, Gerstein & Borun for comprehensive intellectual property solutions tailored to their needs.  The Firm protects, enforces and transfers clients’ intellectual property in more than 100 countries on six continents.  Marshall, Gerstein & Borun ranks among the “World’s Leading Intellectual Property Practices” for patents, biotechnology and trademarks according to Managing IP’s 2012 World IP Survey and among the top firms for trademark practice in the U.S. by World Trademark Review, WTR 1000 – 2012.  The Firm is repeatedly ranked by Chambers & Partners as one of the top IP boutiques, best recognized for patent, trademark and copyright protection and litigation. 




Moroğlu Arseven

Moroğlu Arseven is a full-service law firm located in Istanbul with broadly demonstrated expertise in business law and intellectual property. The IP department, led by Işık Özdoğan, LL.M., represents clients from a variety of industry sectors including food and beverage, fashion and textiles, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, information technology, logistics, and telecommunications. The IP attorneys are experienced in all Turkish IP matters such as trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, patents and utility models, domain names, and anti-counterfeiting. Litigation is another specialty of the IP department, which has successfully litigated numerous complex cases for international brands and clients. Moroğlu Arseven’s IP department is distinguished among Turkish IP practices by the close contact provided to clients, immediate and timely results, and innovative legal solutions to intractable problems.

Işık is a member of INTA’s non-traditional marks committee and has been active in INTA for ten years. Prior to joining Moroğlu Arseven, Işık received her LL.M. degree from University of New Hampshire School of Law and then founded her own IP services firm. Clients have called her work “responsive, concise, and proactive” while other clients have praised the entire IP team for providing “expert, comprehensive legal assistance.” For more information, please email Işık at iozdogan@morogluarseven.av.tr.



NSN Law

NSN Law firm is a full service law firm having a strong reputation in IP, media, entertainment, IT, life sciences practices.
 
The firm has extensive experience advising major brands in cross-border IP litigation and enforcement. The firm handles large number of IPR portfolio of local and multinational companies.

The Firm provides services on IT, media and entertainment Law. NSN represents international broadcasting firms and celebrities during their performance in Turkey. The firm has copyright enforcement team specialized in online infringement in addition to trademark enforcement team having expertise in anti-counterfeit campaigns.

Senior Partner Selma Ünlü chairs IP and life sciences and co-chairs Media and IT, practice groups with a partner Nazlı Selek. Both partners have been continuously recommended by Legal 500.  Selma Ünlü acts as a jurist expert appointed by IPR Courts and Commercial Court of Istanbul and a panelist at WIPO and ADRNC.




SIMAJ Patent & Trademark Attorneys

SIMAJ Patent & Trademark Attorneys is a firm of Turkish Patent and Trademark Attorneys, European Patent Attorneys and lawyers dealing with obtaining and defending intellectual property rights.  Our areas of practice in particular, includes drafting filing and prosecuting all kinds of IP applications as well as opposition, invalidation and cancellation proceedings. In addition, we are also involved in litigation and unfair competition actions before the competent authorities and Courts.

In addition to protecting intellectual property rights, SIMAJ also offers strategic advice for the purpose of securing an increased competitive force for its clients and managing their IP portfolio.

Most of our technical and legal staff has a collective expertise in various IP matters and we believe that this experience is an important prerequisite for understanding the clients’ concerns and to provide a creative and flexible point of view.


Silver Level Sponsor                                                                 

Ratza & ratza

Ratza & ratza is one of the leading IP firms in Romania, with extensive practice covering Trademarks, Patents, Industrial Designs, Copyright, Domain Names, Licensing, Litigation and Enforcement, providing representation before the Patent and Trademark Office as well as the competent Courts of Law and Authorities for national and international clients.