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Sponsorships are not considered secured until INTA has received full payment and countersigned this agreement. All marketing collateral or giveaway material is subject to INTA approval.

All communications regarding sponsorship should be directed to Ken King at kking@inta.org   Direct Phone: + 1-212-642-1731   Fax: + 1-212-768-7796

Sponsorship application (.pdf)

 

 Confirmed Sponsors

 

PLATINUM SPONSORS



Brights Consulting Inc.,

Brights Consulting Inc., specializes in brand maintenance consulting by protecting trademarks and domain names. We consist of members from 22 different countries, headquartered in Japan with branch offices and group companies located in South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, Luxembourg, the United States, and Cambodia. We contribute to brand protection and the enhancement of brand value for many companies; steadily resolving problems by using our expertise in IP management and even using measures against counterfeit products on the Internet.  As one of our main features, we use a self-developed cloud based brand management system, “BRANTECT”, that acts as a comprehensive service for the visualization and  resolution of problems as well as standard brand management.

We provide a distinguished service that stands out in Japan for offering the largest portfolio of countries with possible trademark registration and an indepth knowledge for each country’s local regulations; all for an affordable price provisioned from our customer’s perspective. We are the sole Registry on the Japanese Generation Panel (JGP) in Japanese IDNs for New gTLDs and we are the leading consulting firm for .BRAND New gTLDs in Asia. We have established firm trust as a reliable partner with many global companies in effective TLD branding.



ONDA TECHNO

ONDA TECHNO is a leading Japanese IP firm with over 45 years of history. ONDA TECHNO is ranked among the top 10 law firms in patent applications filed annually. Our main office is located in Gifu and we also have offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, China and Taipei, Taiwan. ONDA TECHNO has 265 employees including 33 Japanese patent attorneys, 2 US patent attorneys, 2 Chinese patent attorney, and over 100 patent engineers in Japan.

Our international department has both engineering and legal staff. The members of the engineering staff are specialized in diversified fields of technology that include electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, communications, and biotechnology. The members of the legal staff are experienced in legal matters.  ONDA TECHNO offers clients a unique combination of engineering experience and legal expertise. This combination allows us to provide you with fast, efficient and cost effective service. In addition, our highly skilled secretarial staff, which is responsible for docketing and accounting, uses a sophisticated computer system to manage and protect our clients’ valuable applications and intellectual property rights.

We also offer patent, trademark and design searches, opinions, oppositions, appeals, renewals, and mediation of transfers.



S. MAJUMDAR & CO.

SMCO was founded in 1993 which has since established itself as a leading Intellectual Property Firm in India, manned with professionals in diverse areas of technology such as engineering, telecommunications, software, electronics, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and not to mention lawyers with expertise in all areas of IP, authorized to represent client across all judicial and quasi-judicial forums. SMCO's patent proficiency extends to novelty searches, drafting patent specification, filing and prosecution of patent applications in India, oppositions, revocations, patent journal monitoring, interface with the inventors, patentability and infringement opinion; freedom to operate (FTO) analysis. The firm has filed the maximum number of patent oppositions both pre-grant and post-grant under the new law of 2005 and our success rate is about 80%. SMCO's trademark proficiency extends to availability searches and opinion on adoption, filing and prosecution of trademark applications, trademark journal monitoring, investigations and other related matters. SMCO also undertakes Domain dispute matters before the WIPO and .IN Registry, Assignment, Licensing and Investigations. SMCO has emerged as one of the top tier Patent prosecution firms in India as ranked by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). The firm has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad.



SMD Group

The SMD Group has its core competencies in research and monitoring of intellectual property rights. Our employees are experts in trademarks, company names, industrial designs, patents and utility models, domain names, titles and slogans. Further services are suited to meet customers’ specific needs, such as trademark administration or domain management for example.

Another business area consists of sophisticated and user-friendly products and applications that assist you in your daily work with intellectual property rights. For example, we have developed software with which you can carry out searches yourself.

SMD Benelux is specialised in handling trademark searches with legal assessment, the so-called i-Search. This service is primarily aimed at companies and law firms which have to cope with the challenges of large multinational naming projects. SMD Benelux draws on a wide network of reliable, independent local lawyers. They evaluate trademark searches with regard to local law and create legal opinions.

In addition, we offer current information on trademarks and trademark law. On our SMD Country Index website for example, you will find details on trademark laws and regulations for almost every country in the world.

mail@smd-group.info
www.smd-group.info




S. S. RANA & CO.

S. S. RANA & CO., is a full service IP Law Firm of India based in New Delhi. The firm is one of the only IP firms registered as an Advocate-on-Records Firm (AOR) with Honorable Supreme Court of India. For over 25 years the firm has been providing legal services to many multinational and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of • Trademarks • Patents • Copyright • Designs • Domain Names • IP Licensing • IP Audit, • Searches • Annuities • Customs Registration • Geographical Indications • Anti-Counterfeiting • Enforcement • Litigation.  The firm has a strength of 83 employees in all and boasts of a strong team of 45 Professionals including IP Attorneys, Patent Agents, Patent & Trademark Professionals, IT Engineers and handles patent and trademark filings and prosecution from the fields of IT, Software, Electronics & Communication, Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Mechanical, Bio Medical devices etc.



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 leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

IP Solutions, an Intellectual Property business unit of Thomson Reuters, provides the industry’s broadest range of trademark research and brand protection. We enable trademark and brand professionals worldwide to launch, expand and protect strong brands through unmatched global content, expert analysis and tools, and best-in-class service. Our solutions provide critical insight at all phases of the trademark lifecycle, from brand creation to protection in a commercial market. For more information, go to http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.jp/ips/ 



GOLD SPONSORS


Lunch Sponsor


FEDERIS

FEDERIS is an IP boutique law firm in the Philippines with a practice and reputation comparable to, and exceeding those, of top-tiered law firms in the country. It was named as one of the top firms for patent prosecution byManaging IP, and cited by Asialaw Leading Lawyers as one of the leading IP experts in the Asia-Pacific region.  It has been the top payor in official fee remittances to the Intellectual Property Office for 3 years, making it one of the most active IP firms in the country.

To sustain its cutting edge, FEDERIS embraces new practices to meet changes in local rules. Its team, which boasts of expertise in all areas of IP, proactively engages with clients in finding solutions to every problem.  It is primed to a CULTURE OF SERVICE® to deliver on the unique expectations of each client. One can rely on its team to explain the nuances of the law, including the variables in actual practice, and give answers to questions that have yet to be asked. The goal is for each client to have a full understanding of all legal steps to a desired resolution, taking into account the nuances of local IP practice.


Breakfast Sponsor


Seiwa Patent & Law

Seiwa Patent & Law is a full service IP firm located in Tokyo, Japan. The firm was established in 1968, as A. Aoki & Associates (the name was changed to Seiwa Patent & Law in 1986 for domestic clients and in 2006 for foreign clients), and has expanded rapidly. The firm covers all areas of IP work including prosecution, litigation, licensing, negotiations and arbitration. Seiwa also works with foreign associates in many jurisdictions around the world.

At present, Seiwa has approximately 320 members, including 100 patent attorneys and 7 attorneys-at-law. Of these attorneys, 15 specialize in handling trademarks including prosecution and litigation. In addition, they also handle domain name registration and disputes, border measures at Customs, licensing, and consulting in connection with proper protection and utilization of client’s rights and interests.

Seiwa always aims to provide the highest level of service and try to fully communicate with our clients by, e.g. remaining current on the latest Laws and practice in relation to Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Prevention Law, GI Law, Copyright Law, etc., and assimilate any information useful to revel up our capabilities as specialists. We always welcome feedback from our clients and colleagues.



Welcome Reception Sponsor


SUGIMURA International Patent & Trademark Attorneys

SUGIMURA International Patent & Trademark Attorneys is a leading Japanese IP law firm founded in 1923. With offices in Japan and the United States, SUGIMURA provides convenient IP services to both domestic and international clients.

SUGIMURA delivers results-oriented solutions and offers customised services tailored to clients’ needs. SUGIMURA understands the importance of branding within an organisation’s corporate strategy. The firm has extensive experience representing clients in trademark, design, and patent matters, including clearance, registration, negotiation, litigation and border enforcement. SUGIMURA has distinguished itself through its quality work and has been listed as a leading Japanese trademark prosecution law firm.

SUGIMURA has earned an international reputation for quality in Japanese IP prosecution. SUGIMURA attorneys are not only skilled in the nuances of IP laws and regulations; they possess technical and practical expertise across every technology and business sector. SUGIMURA attorneys have years of experience working in major corporations as researchers, engineers, IP professionals and in-house counsels. Some have also served for decades at the Japan Patent Office (JPO). This combination of expertise allows SUGIMURA to understand the perspectives of corporations, patent and trademark owners, as well as the JPO, enabling them to deliver practical and effective solutions to further clients’ business objectives.

PLATINUM SPONSOR
US $3,500 (Non-Exclusive)
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website
  • Two (2) full registrations
  • One (1) piece of collateral or a giveaway on the marketing table
  • Organization’s logo on signage
  • 200-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration) (mailing list includes attendee name, organization name and mailing address) (no email addresses)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
  • Recognition at the conference as the Platinum Sponsor in the printed Final Program, in the PowerPoint slide shown in the General Session, on the conference portal and in other designated areas
GOLD SPONSOR
US $2,500 (Non-Exclusive)
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website
  • One (1) full registration
  • One (1) piece of collateral or a giveaway on the marketing table
  • Organization’s logo on signage
  • 150-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration) (mailing list includes attendee name, organization name and mailing address) (no email addresses)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
  • Recognition at the conference as the Gold Sponsor in the printed Final Program, in the PowerPoint slide shown in the General Session, on the conference portal and in other designated areas 
SILVER SPONSOR
US $1,500 (Non-Exclusive)
  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website
  • One (1) piece of collateral or a giveaway on the marketing table
  • Organization’s logo on signage
  • 100-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
  • Recognition at the conference as the Silver Sponsor in the printed Final Program, in the PowerPoint slide shown in the General Session, on the conference portal and in other designated areas
BRONZE SPONSOR
US $750 (Non-Exclusive)
  • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • 50-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Breakfast Sponsor – US $4,000  *SOLD*
  • Recognition as the Breakfast Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website
  • Two (2) full registrations
  • Exclusive placement of one (1) piece of collateral or a giveaway at the Breakfast
  • Organization’s logo on signage
  • 200-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration) (mailing list includes attendee name, organization name and mailing address) (no email addresses)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
  • Recognition at the conference as the Breakfast Sponsor in the printed Final Program, in the PowerPoint slide shown in the General Session, on the conference portal and in other designated areas
Lunch Sponsor – US $4,500   *SOLD*
  • Recognition as the Luncheon Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website
  • Two (2) full registrations
  • Exclusive placement of one (1) piece of collateral or a giveaway at the Lunch
  • Organization’s logo on signage
  • 200-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration) (mailing list includes attendee name, organization name and mailing address) (no email addresses)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
  • Recognition at the conference as the Lunch Sponsor in the printed Final Program, in the PowerPoint slide shown in the General Session, on the conference portal and in other designated areas
Welcome Reception Sponsor – US $4,500   *SOLD*
  • Recognition as the Welcome Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website
  • Two (2) full registrations
  • Exclusive placement of one (1) piece of collateral or a giveaway at the Welcome Reception
  • Organization’s logo on signage
  • 200-word description and logo with a link to the organization’s website on the online brochure
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration) (mailing list includes attendee name, organization name and mailing address) (no email addresses)
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the organization
  • Recognition at the conference as the Welcome Reception Sponsor in the printed Final Program, in the PowerPoint slide shown in the General Session, on the conference portal and in other designated areas
ADVERTISING IN THE FINAL PROGRAM
US $1,000     Full-page ad in the Final Program (inside back cover)
US $2,000     Full-page ad in the Final Program (back cover)
 

 Media Partners

 

Intellectual Asset Management


Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) is a unique publication which focuses on the many ways in which intellectual property and other intangible assets can be used to create strategic advantage, build shareholder returns, generate bottom-line revenue and gain greater leverage in the financial markets.




World Trademark Review (WTR) 

World Trademark Review magazine is a bi-monthly, practitioner-led publication – available to subscribers in both print and online formats – which focuses on the issues that matter to trademark professionals the world over. For more information please visit www.worldtrademarkreview.com