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All communications regarding sponsorship should be directed to Paula Lee, CMP
Email:  plee@inta.org   Direct Phone: + 1-212-642-1721   Fax: + 1-212-768-7796

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 PLATINUM SPONSORS

Ali & Associates

Ali & Associates is an internationally recognized Pakistani law firm with offices at Karachi, Lahore (Pakistan) and Kabul (Afghanistan) and representative offices in United States and U.A.E.

Founded in 1972 as a boutique trademark practice, Ali & Associates is providing specialized services in the areas of Trademark, Patents & design, Copyrights & Media, Licensing & Franchising, Arbitration & Mediation, Corporate Advisory & Litigation, Anti-counterfeiting Solutions, Market Survey & Research, Intellectual Property Investigations and Brand protection.

Taking advantage of firm’s expertise, we have now expanded our services to successfully secure our clients intellectual property in Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Taiwan, Ghana, Tanzania, Angola, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and other Asian and African countries.

Over a period of 40 years, Ali & Associates is dedicated to provide secure and reliable IP solutions to its clients operating in a broad spectrum of industries. Our clients value our unmatched experience and rely on our effective legal strategies to safeguard their valuable intellectual assets.



Cedar White Bradley

Cedar White Bradley is an IP consultancy firm established in 2006 with offices in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. The firm’s practice is dedicated to IP matters, whether contentious or non-contentious, ranging from trademark prosecution, enforcement and litigation, to domain name and copyright disputes, as well as multijurisdictional settlement agreements, due diligence and conflict resolution. CWB’s work in the enforcement of IP rights covers the full spectrum including carrying out investigations, raid actions in liaison with administrative and law enforcement authorities, warning and demand letters before legal action, court supervised product seizures for cases where administrative enforcement is not appropriate or available, customs seizures for the movement of counterfeit products across borders, and civil court proceedings for other remedies. CWB’s roster of IP professionals includes a team of multijurisdictional qualified practitioners from which to draw expertise including attorneys and consultants from the U.K, U.S., Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, India, and Malaysia. The firm’s advantage is its regional expertise and responsiveness, cross-jurisdictional client teams, and professional excellence through personalised service. 

 

Corporate Research and Investigations LLC

Corporate Research and Investigations LLC “CRI Group” (www.crigroup.com), a global supplier of investigative, forensic accounting, investigative due diligence and employee background screening services for some of the world’s leading business organizations.  CRI Group safeguards businesses by establishing the legal compliance, financial viability, and integrity levels of outside partners, suppliers and customers seeking to affiliate with your business.  CRI Group provides the security you need to safely conduct your business affairs and maintain your image and reputation in the marketplace. CRI Group excels at deterring, detecting and investigating crimes against businesses.  CRI Group achieve success using a global network of professionals specially trained in Investigative Due Diligence, Financial Crime Investigations, Counter Fraud and Counter Corruption Solutions, Third-Party Risk Management and Corporate Investigations.

When it comes to protecting your corporate assets, no one knows your business like CRI Group.  Our experts come from a variety of professions and possess industry knowledge and experience serving clients spanning the Oil and Energy, banking, investments, international finance, and public and privately held multi-national business sectors. CRI Group professionals work closely with your business to analyze systems and develop effective solutions that reduce the risk of your company falling prey to employee, supplier or outside crime.  Our vast business intelligence network provides the protection you need when making important bottom-line decisions that are crucial to your organization’s success. CRI Group maintains offices in UAE, Pakistan, Qatar, Singapore, USA and the United Kingdom.


Monday Luncheon Sponsor

D Young & Co International (Dubai Branch)

Established in 1891, D Young & Co has developed a powerful heritage in supporting innovative and pioneering organisations. The firm has built a strong reputation for providing expert guidance on using IP rights efficiently and effectively to businesses in all technology sectors and jurisdictions.

Earlier this year, D Young & Co opened its Dubai office with the aim of bringing a clear, transparent and proficient service to clients in all aspects of intellectual property across the GCC States. Located in the business and cultural hub of the Middle East and the Gulf region, we offer reliable and efficient intellectual property advice to clients in all of the GCC States (Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)). 

The opening of Dubai office marks one of the most important developments in the firm’s long and rich history. As a result, we are now able to offer clients high quality strategic advice and expertise in all aspects of IP law in one of the most exciting parts of the world, where IP is rapidly becoming vital to local businesses and to our international clients operating in the region. 

Contact information: Email: dubai@dyoung.com
Tel: +971 (0)4 434 2866 and   Fax: +971 (0)4 434 2877



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, Senior Partner
Email: msijaan@gtyafi.com
Web: www.gtyafi.com

IP Rights Investigators

Welcome to www.iprightsinvestigators.com, a venture of SEVERG Networks & Resources Pvt. Ltd.; formerly known as Fidelifacts Pvt. Ltd., established in 1975 and based in New Delhi, India, a professional IP Rights investigation and risk protection firm; embedded to fight against counterfeiting, piracy, infringement and specialized to protect the IP rights of brand owners’ Intellectual Property. We are also working for many Law firms, IP attorneys and Trademark attorneys all over the world as we have a strong and well-established network of our partners/associates to deliver the complete IP investigative and intelligence services in their respective locales.

Our international associates / partners cover all the regions of the world including South America, the Caribbean islands, Middle East, Europe, Asia-Pacific and African countries.

SEVERG specializes in all forms of IP Rights investigation and enforcement actions under the law.

A list of services rendered by SEVERG 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.iprightsinvestigators.com or e-mail us at info@iprightsinvestigators.com.



Irantm.com

Irantm.com is the one and only website providing you with the possibility to conduct real-time online searches for identical and similar marks as well as proprietor and status check among published and registered marks in Iran as from July 18, 1925 to now.

This service allows you to search for a National trade mark and an International Registration designating Iran that have been accepted and published in the local Trademarks Gazette.

We are a specialized intellectual property law firm providing services for Iran through our office in London. We provide a wide range of services from acquisition to protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in Iran. We also provide second-to-none searching, screening and watching services for IPRs in Iran.

We enjoy a broad range of expertise and a long track record of success in intellectual property areas including trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights and domain name related matters and related investigation, anti-counterfeiting actions, court prosecution, raids and confiscation of infringing products.

KASHISH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GROUP

KASHISH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GROUP (KIPG) an ‘IP Boutique’, is committed to providing quality services for the 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's robust team comprises of lawyers and IP investigators with a comprehensive knowledge of IP laws and the essential support of local authorities in the (remotest) regions of Africa and Asia, which allows KIPG to empower brand owners with appropriate steps to safeguard their valuable rights and fight against counterfeits in the best possible way. On this account, KIPG has gained immense reliance and respect from many organisations / firms, for being a single point of contact for appropriate legal solutions within the allocated budget, for effective enforcement and safeguarding of IP rights in the whole of Africa and Asia.

Reza Badamchi & Associates

Reza Badamchi & Associates is a professional law firm, dealing with Intellectual Property Law, with an experienced team of attorneys and agents representing our clients around the world.

We offer a wide range of services that cover various aspects of prosecution, registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights which encompasses trademark, patents, designs, litigations, anticounterfeit/infringement, watch services as well as services related to trade names and domain names.

Our mission is to take a genuine interest in our clients, understand their objectives and meet or exceed their expectations by offering complete, personalized, and creative solutions to help them protect their intellectual property and ensure their success. We strive to be an integral part of our clients' business.

We maintain the highest standards of quality and confidentiality in everything we do.

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


Conference Bag Sponsor

Saba & Co. Intellectual Property

Saba & Co. Intellectual Property is the longest-established regional intellectual property firm in the Middle East. We have an extensive network of branch and representative offices across West Asia, North Africa and their neighboring regions. These cover Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Gaza, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, UAE, West Bank, and Yemen. We are active in all areas of prosecution, registration and enforcement of IP rights and provide the full range of related legal and paralegal services.

Saba & Co. IP was founded over seventy years ago on two principles: professionalism and commitment to service. These principles have been passed down through generations of Saba & Co. IP partners and professionals and form the foundation of all our business relationships. For years we have been a leader among regional firms in the strength and depth of our commitment to understand and serve our clients. Our experience, knowledge, and resources give us all we need to offer first rate IP services. We seek to protect the interests of our clients in the best possible way and to provide them with advice that is both timely and practical.


Tuesday Luncheon Sponsor

SMAS-IP

SMAS-IP is a leading international Law firm dedicated since inception in 1964 to Intellectual Property with all it scopes of practices ranging from Trademarks, Patents, Designs, Copyrights, Domain Names, Geographical Indications, Electrical Circuits, Plant Varieties, Litigation and counterfeiting actions.

SMAS-IP with it solid network of self-owned 18 offices covering all the Middle-East and North Africa: Bahrain, Egypt, Gaza, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, West Bank and Yemen has revealed and maintained itself throughout all these years as the strategic partner for different multinational, international, SME’s and local firms, but above all a key player in the Intellectual Property field in the MENA region.

We do value creativity and innovation as being the motto for humankind development and to this noble mission our teams in the MENA region are daily committing themselves to best protect the Intellectual rights of our client-partners. 

We do invite you to visit our website for more information at www.smas-ip.com or feel free to email us at foreigndept@smas-ip.com.

Tel: +971 4 3687393     
Fax: +971 43687412

 
The Trademark Clearinghouse

Over the next two years significant changes will be taking place to the Internet. Alongside common and familiar domains — such as .COM, .ORG and .INFO, hundreds of new addresses will be introduced. These new web extensions will relate to anything and everything from geography (e.g. .NYC or .LONDON), to generic terms (e.g. .SPORT or .BOOKS) and even the names of famous companies.

However concerns have been raised about how trademarks can be protected during this period of significant change online. To address these concerns, the Trademark Clearinghouse was developed to serve as ICANN’s only authorised and universal intellectual property protection tool within the new gTLD programme.

The Trademark Clearinghouse, operated by Deloitte and IBM, consists of two primary functions; (a) the verification of Trademark Records and authentication of contact information and (b) the storage of such verified Trademark Records in a database in order to provide notification information to the new gTLD registries.

Reception Sponsor

United Trademarks and Patent Services

United Trademarks and Patent Services (UTPS) is a leading firm of lawyers and consultants specialized in intellectual property rights and issues. The firm serves its global and regional clients in more than 189 jurisdictions around the world. With a heritage dating back over 60 years, UTPS is considered as a specialist in Intellectual Property Laws in the Middle East, Asia and the African continent. The firm is continuously named as one of the best IP firms by various legal publications every year.

United Trademarks and Patent Services specializes in intellectual property searching, filing, prosecution, registration, licensing, franchising, transfer of technology, arbitration, dispute resolution, distributorship issues, domain name infringements, enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, due diligence and counseling. The firm advises its clients on brand selection, brand name availability, and provides wide-ranging services to secure protection and maintain clients' rights in trademarks, logos, slogans and three-dimensional packaging.

Over the last 63 years, United Trademark & Patent Services has protected its clients’ intellectual property rights in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa with seamless and efficient services with an unwavering focus on client satisfaction. The quality of services is the prime reason why over 100 of the Fortune 500 companies trust UTPS to represent them in the region.

The firm currently has its own offices in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan, Morocco, Yemen, and Pakistan and longstanding retained associates in Kuwait, Iraq, Algeria, Tunisia and other countries of the region.

 

GOLD SPONSOR

The Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA)

The Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA) evolved from the comprehensive anti-piracy program that was established by the Motion Picture Association in 1996. Since 1996 we have now grown to over 36 fully employed dedicated staff with operations in UAE, Saudi Arabia (Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam), Bahrain and Kuwait. The Operation Managers of each country have been nominated to their positions within AAA by the leadership of their respective countries and combined with their extensive network that has been cultivated over the years, facilitates effective enforcement of the law. The Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA) has quickly and effectively become the leading service provider in combating piracy in the GCC. We provide a specialized and comprehensive anti-piracy program that aggressively combats piracy in a multi-pronged approach. Our organization spearheaded the first ever imprisonment for IPR violations in the Middle East and lately sent a Saudi National to prison for IPR violations in Saudi Arabia.

SILVER SPONSOR – US $1000
  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 75-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company.
ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Conference Interpretation Sponsorship – US $20,000
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Four (4) full registrations.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • One piece of collateral or a giveaway to be placed on a table.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 200-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration). Mailing list includes attendee name, company name and mailing address.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company.
Cocktail Reception Sponsorship – US $6,000-SOLD

  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Two (2) full registrations.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • One piece of collateral or a giveaway to be placed on a table.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 200-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration). Mailing list includes attendee name, company name and mailing address.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company.
Conference Bag Sponsorship – US $6,000

  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Two (2) full registrations.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • One piece of collateral or a giveaway to be placed on a table.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 200-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration). Mailing list includes attendee name, company name and mailing address.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company.
Internet Sponsorship – US $6,000

  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Two (2) full registrations.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • One piece of collateral or a giveaway to be placed on a table.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 200-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration). Mailing list includes attendee name, company name and mailing address.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company.
 
Keycard Sponsorship – US $5,000
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Two (2) full registrations.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • One piece of collateral or a giveaway to be placed on a table.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 200-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration). Mailing list includes attendee name, company name and mailing address.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company.
Lunch Sponsorship – US $5,000

  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Final Program and on the INTA website.
  • Two (2) full registrations.
  • Hyperlink to your firm/company website on the INTA website.
  • One piece of collateral or a giveaway to be placed on a table.
  • Company logo recognition on signage at conference Registration and Information Desk.
  • Company logo listed on walk-in session PowerPoint slides.
  • 200-word description and logo with link to firm/company website on the online brochure.
  • One-time use of the attendee mailing list (pre-registration). Mailing list includes attendee name, company name and mailing address.
  • Sponsor ribbons for all attendees from the firm/company