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City Map Sponsor

Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) 

.  Whether you need representation in individual countries or prefer one-stop regional and global services, AGIP is ready to assist you.  With a Regional Headquarters in Jordan to coordinate multinational activities and fully staffed Country Offices throughout the Arab Region and in Afghanistan, China, Cyprus, India, Iran, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, and Turkey, we protect your intellectual property.  For your added convenience, AGIP also has Liaison Offices in Canada, Hungary, the U.K. and U.S.

SERVING ALL YOUR IP NEEDS.  As the largest firm in the region, AGIP and its sister companies offer a full range of IP and legal services (TAG-Legal), domain names registrations (TAG-Domains), translations (TAG Translate), IP valuations (TAG Valuation), as well as a news service (AG-IP- News).

QUALITY AND VALUE.  AGIP is consistently ranked as the top IP firm in the Middle East.  By making clients the focal point of our operation, we analyze their individual needs and provide them with the best cost-effective and efficient solutions.


Meeting Bag Sponsor

Patrix IP Helpware 

With a proven Return on Investment, Patrix provides the Patricia® IP management software to professionals like you who want to reduce costs,
minimize risk, improve profitability & increase productivity.

Patricia® is widely regarded as the most user friendly, powerful and versatile IP management software available today.

From the C.E.O. through to the support staff, the Patrix team has extensive previous IP experience having each worked in the corporate and/or practice areas of IP. You can therefore be sure that they fully understand your requirements 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 easily accommodate and harmonize your best practice and procedures including collaboration both inside and outside of your organization.

In addition to the advanced case management capabilities which Patricia® provides, recent innovation in the area of risk management is now able to assist you tremendously in significantly reducing your exposure.

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 all 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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Welcome Reception Sponsor

Anatip Pte. Ltd. Anatip Pte. Ltd., Singapore, provides Intellectual Property Registration Services, Pre-filing Searches, & Renewals in Asia, Eurasia, the Middle-East, Europe, Africa and South America. Our focus is to provide unified and effective IP Services in low intensity countries. Our resources enable us to offer quality IP services, at reasonable costs along with excellent communication and docketing support.

Pen Sponsor

Fenix Legal KB 

Fenix Legal - cost-efficient, fast and professional Patent- and Law firm, specialized in intellectual property in Europe, Sweden and Scandinavia. Our consultants are well known experienced lawyers, European patent, trademark and design attorneys, business consultants, authorized mediators and branding experts. We offer all services in the IP field including trademarks, patents, designs, dispute resolution, mediation, copyright, domain names, IP Due Diligence and business agreements. In an ever-changing world someone has to see the possibilities!  

For more information please contact or visit our website:

Lanyard Sponsor


MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise brand protection solution and a Clarivate Analytics flagship brand, provides advanced technology and expertise that protect the revenues and reputations of the world’s leading brands. Customers choose MarkMonitor for its unique combination of advanced technology, comprehensive protection and extensive industry relationships.

First-Time Attendee Reception

Need a competitive edge for digital IP protection plans? Want to be known for innovative brand strategies? Talk to us about branding to the right of the dot.

Working together Nominet and Valideus are combining the consulting expertise of Valideus and the registry services experience of Nominet to offer unrivalled knowledge and capability for brands to create their own space on the internet with a .brand.

Together we can support you in the changing internet landscape.

Wall Charger Sponsor

Shanghai Patent & Trademark Law Office, LLC (SPTL) 

Shanghai Patent & Trademark Law Office, LLC (SPTL) is based in Shanghai, winged by Beijing & Hong Kong offices. As a leading full-range IP service provider in Greater China since 1984, SPTL has 200+ attorneys dedicated to your IP portfolios with profound expertise and the 300+ people treasure every opportunity to bring added value to your IP assets. SPTL is committed to the philosophy of “Value Your Idea by Superior Services” and has developed an extensive network with thousands of clients and associates across 100+ countries. Through customized teamwork and paperless digitalization, SPTL assists overseas and domestic clients, including MNC’s Asia-Pacific or Chinese headquarters, R&D centers, JVs, WOFEs in China in diverse IP areas. SPTL is greatly involved in international and domestic IP events. We are currently members of INTA, AIPPI, LES, IPO, MARQUES and Vice Chairman of ACPAA & CTA. For further information or IP assistance, please email us at


Welcome Reception Sponsor


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 IP services with the aim of protecting our client's position in a highly competitive environment.

Grand Finale Sponsor & In-House Practitioner Luncheon Sponsor

SUGIMURA & Partners 

SUGIMURA & Partners is a leading full service Japanese IP law firm originally founded in 1923. Their expertise encompasses the counseling, prosecution, and enforcement of 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 IP protection to both domestic and international clients. SUGIMURA delivers results-oriented solutions. The firm emphasizes personalized care and offers customized solutions tailored to clients’ needs. SUGIMURA has differentiated itself for its quality and continues to be ranked among top patent and trademark firms in Japan. Website address is

Meeting Point Sponsor

Vanrell Intellectual Property–Attorneys 

VANRELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-ATTORNEYS is an IP boutique that provides a full range of services including obtaining and enforcing all kind of IP rights, not only in Uruguay but in the rest of the Latin-American countries and Caribbean Islands also.

The firm provides highly specialized and personalized services to its clients, based on a modern, professional and responsible advice, handling a wide range of tools that enables to meet successfully and responsibly the client’s requirements.


Hotel Keycard Sponsor


Acumass is a leading Intellectual Property service provider, operating on a global level with offices based across Europe, Asia and the US. We take pride in providing comprehensive, secure and cost-effective IP management and renewal services.

Our state-of-the-art software system allows us to create tailored service levels and outsourcing solutions so that we can accommodate our clients and their individual needs. Our clients are our number one priority.

Selfie Center Sponsor

CPA Global CPA Global is the world’s leading Intellectual Property (IP) Management and Technology company. We serve over 10,000 customers and connect millions of global IP users every day.

Like our customers, we too are innovators, bringing to market new ways to manage IP more efficiently, minimise risk and make better decisions through revolutionary technology and platform application.

D. P. AHUJA & CO. 

We are a professionally managed Intellectual Property Law Firm representing around 2700 clients based in over 50 countries. We assist our clients with acquisition, maintenance and enforcement of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Domain Names, Corporate Names and Geographical Indications, in India and other jurisdictions. We also have an active Litigation and Licensing Department. We ensure high ethical and professional standards and are engaged in several philanthropic projects.

Registration Banner Sponsor


FEDERIS is an IP boutique law firm in the Philippines. One of the most active IP firms in the country it has gained recognition and has consistently ranked among the top patent and trademark filers at the IPOPHIL. Managing IP recognized FEDERIS for their superb work on patent prosecution. Asialaw Leading Lawyers cited the firm as an IP expert in the Asia-Pacific region. For more information please visit our website:

Marketing Insert Sponsor


IBERBRAND® is a specialized intellectual property firm that combines a remarkable background and experience with a fresh approach to the IP law practice in Mexico and Latin America, dealing with both Industrial and Intellectual property matters. Based in Mexico City, we provide strategic advice for protecting, maintaining and enforcing your IP Rights in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Hospitality Sponsor

Kashish IP Group (KIPG) 

Established in 2006, KIPG has been unceasingly assisting clients in protection; management and enforcement of their IP Rights in the region of Africa and Indian Sub-Continent. Our clients enjoy seamless service and an ever expanding presence through us in these Regions. As a firm, we strive to provide client - tailored solutions and strategies whilst delivering value and excellence and in every aspect of our service. We offer a full range of IP services.

Registration Banner Sponsor

KASHISH IPR Indian Sub-Continent 

At KashishIPR, we strive to deliver proficient and cost effective IP Portfolio Management Services to the IP Right holders globally in the Region of Indian Sub – Continent. We offer a full range of IP services related to Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Designs, Copyrights, Geographical Indications, Domain Names, IP Portfolio Review and Management, Licensing and Franchising and Enforcement and Custom Recordals.

Marketing Insert Sponsor


RKD is a 150+ strong IP powerhouse that believes in value addition and delivering innovative solutions to actively support the business goals of its 4000+ clients, in all industry verticals, ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. With seven offices across India, RKD’s results-driven litigation teams ensure effective pan-India protection and enforcement of clients’ rights. RKD’s responsive searching, prosecution & commercial divisions are active in India & 125+ countries via carefully screened associate networks.


Marketing Insert Sponsor

SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys 

SBGK Attorneys at Law and Patent Attorneys is one of the market leading law firms and the go-to-firm in Intellectual Property Law in Hungary, originally founded in 1969. With 50 years of professional experience SBGK provides outstanding services in all commercial law areas to both domestic and international clients from more than 20 sectors. Our lawyers and patent attorneys have decades of experience in all fields of protecting and defending intellectual property rights." 

Registration Banner and Internet Station Sponsor

United Trademark & Patent Services 

United Trademark & Patent Services (Established 1949) is a leading firm of lawyers and consultants specialized in Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and Issues in the Gulf, Middle East, Africa (MENA), Pakistan & South East Asian Countries with wholly owned operated independent offices in major cities in MENA. The firm has been serving its global and regional clients in more than 189 jurisdictions around the world with economical, efficient and quality services that has won us the leading position


Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor

Alt Legal

Alt Legal makes IP docketing easier than ever before. Our modern, intuitive software automates docketing and creating new filings. We offer free data migration, training, and support. Developed by attorneys and IP paralegals, our software is trusted by Am Law firms, leading IP boutiques, and Fortune 100 companies to handle hundreds of thousands of filings daily.

In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor & Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor


BKM | BERKEMEYER is currently working with key players from all industry sectors, not only the most important local companies, including Fortune 500 companies. Clients agree that the services meet their standards both in excellence and cost consciousness. BKM | BERKEMEYER practice which is consistently topped ranked by legal directories globally, includes registration of trademarks, domain names, patents and designs, copyrights, licensing, franchising, enforcement and IP litigation.

In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor

Bufete Meija & Asociados

BUFETE MEJIA & ASOCIADOS is a leading Honduran full service Intellectual Property law firm which also offers a convenient and cost-effective regional services covering besides Honduras the following countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa-Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Belize and The Dominican Republic. The firm services include filing, prosecution, maintenance, enforcement and defense of all types of intellectual property from patents, trademarks and copyrights to technology and franchise agreements, trade secrets and indications of origin. Furthermore the firm has strong litigation and arbitration capabilities and is known for handling complex litigation matters as well as infringement and anti-counterfeiting actions before all Courts, Administrative Offices and Customs authorities. The firm has been identified by clients as a “well-oiled and responsive machine” with a personal touch and understanding of the client needs. IN BUFETE MEJIA & ASOCIADOS – WE CARE.

In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor

Chadha & Chadha IP 

Chadha & Chadha IP is leading Intellectual Property firm with its head office in Gurgaon and 10 offices across India. The firm traces its history to 1967 and comprises a team of 125 people including 65 professionals. With dedicated desks for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives, Mauritius, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, the firm boasts of a wide presence in Asia. Website:, Email:

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China Reception Sponsor

China Trademark Association (CTA)

Established in 1994, CTA is a national-level organization founded by some well-known domestic enterprises upon approval by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, and is under the direct leadership of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC). The basic purpose of CTA is to maintain the lawful trademark rights of members, raise the social awareness of trademarks among the public, improve the quality of goods and services, and promote economic development and prosperity. 

Trademark Administrators Speaker Brunch Sponsor

CompuMark enables trademark professionals to launch, expand and protect strong brands. We combine unmatched global content, industry-leading expertise, innovative tools and technologies, and best-in-class service to help our customers meet the challenges of creating and protecting brands in the digital age. The trademark landscape is always evolving and so is CompuMark. We continually innovate new solutions and leverage our global expertise to help our customers meet any challenges.

Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor


Corsearch is the premier provider of trademark and domain screening, searching and watching services, and the 2018 acquisition of Yellow Brand Protection expanded Corsearch’s offering into online brand protection. Headquartered in New York City and Belgium, Corsearch has offered top legal practitioners, global law firms, and branding agencies industry-leading technology and a personalized level of service for over 70 years.

Table Topic Sponsor


FORUM enables parties to efficiently and effectively resolve business disputes by providing cost-effective arbitration and mediation administration services in the areas of Intellectual Property, Domain Name Disputes, Business-to-Business, Employment, Franchise, and Managed Programs. Founded in 1986, FORUM is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor


PRAWIRANEGARA International Patent & Trademark is a law firm located in Jakarta & Bali, Indonesia. Specializing in protection of Intellectual Property Rights since the year 1999. Has been handled various matter in IP rights such as patent, trademark, copyright, industrial design & geographical indication both in Indonesia and worldwide.

Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor 

S.S.Rana & Co.

S.S.Rana & Co., is an ISO 27001:2013 certified law firm in India, providing pro-active legal services of the highest quality and helping clients achieve strategic business objectives. For over 27 years, the Firm has been representing many Fortune 500 Companies in the area of Trademarks, Patents, Copyright, Designs, Domain Names, IP Licensing, IP Licensing, IP Audit, Searches, Anti-Counterfeiting, Enforcement, Litigation and Corporate Laws.

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In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor

Vivien Chan & Co. 

Vivien Chan & Co. is well-recognized as a premier full-service law firm for and in Greater China with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. With over 30 years of experience in advising and protecting brands for MNC clients including Alticor, American Airlines, Ford, Yves Saint Laurent etc, the team have in-depth understanding and knowledge of the Greater China’s legal culture and market dynamics.

In-House Practitioners Luncheon Sponsor & Trademark Administrators Brunch Sponsor

Zacarias & Fernandez

For 38 years ZACARIAS & FERNANDEZ has been actively committed to spread, consolidate and enhance Intellectual Property. We only have foreign clients: 50% are from the USA, 30% from Western Europe and 15% from Asia. We are included in tier number 1 by Legal Directories. We have successfully expanded the expertise of our firm to all other Latin American countries and our goal still remains clear: to be a competitive and efficient legal team, aware of our clients’ needs.
Media Partners

Asia IP A vital source of intelligence for companies and law firms, Asia IP includes in-depth news and analysis essential for in-house counsel and lawyers. Focusing on the issues behind the headlines, it provides solutions for companies protecting their intellectual assets in Asia. To subscribe, visit

Asia Business Law Journal

Asia Business Law Journal is a bi-monthly magazine for in-house counsel with the responsibility for all or part of Asia. It clarifies the regulatory environments in all key Asian jurisdictions and arms its readers with the tools to seize opportunity, manage risk, implement effective legal solutions and identify the most capable external advisers. Asia Business Law Journal is published by Vantage Asia Publishing Limited. /

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 is published by Vantage Asia /

China IP Magazine  

China IP is an elite bilingual magazine that focuses on covering and analyzing the latest development of China’s IP industry. Its readers are in-house enterprises' IP managers and IP attorneys around the world. Since its establishment in 2004, China IP has always provided a general media platform for global IPers through magazines (total 20,000 circulation per issue), IIPF Directory(10,000 circulation), websites(average page view 50,000 per month), Wechat(100 thousand subscribers), IP Observers(A video program with total 21 million hits on tencent and weibo platform)  , forums etc. Please visit:


Global Legal Group

Global Legal Group is an independent media company specialising in the legal market. Through print and digital channels, we provide legal, regulatory and policy information to senior executives, general counsel, law firms and government agencies. 

GLG is the publisher of The International Legal Guide to: Trademarks To access the content for FREE, click 

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 and unrivalled intelligence on the country’s law firms and legal market. Its readers are in-house counsel and private practice lawyers around the world. India Business Law Journal is published by Vantage Asia. /

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.

Intellectual Property Magazine

Intellectual Property Magazine is your essential IP information source filled with opinion and analysis, legal decisions and interviews with industry experts and in-house counsel. The magazine is published 10 times a year, with a thriving online presence, where readers can access daily news coverage, interactive infographics, webinars, as well as a fully searchable archive that dates back to 2000.

IP Pro the Internet  IPPro The Internet is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on intellectual property online.
The fortnightly publication and accompanying website cover the full spectrum IP rights, including patents, trademarks, copyright and domain names, as they relate to the internet.

Legal Era LegalEra, India's No.1 Legal and Corporate Awareness Magazine maintains the stance - “BY the People, FOR the People, OF the People and firmly believes in Laymen to Lawmen.”Through its online portal, bi-weekly newsletter, monthly magazine, events and awards, it proliferates legal & corporate awareness and its flagship LE Members provides exclusive services, visibility and credibility to your brand.

Lex Witness

Lex WITNESS, ever since its inception in 2009, has become India’s most credible platform for the legal luminaries here to opine, comment and share their views. With an interesting blend of opinion pieces, commentary, reportage, analysis, interviews and movements, WITNESS is for the entire fraternity of In House and External Counsel besides key decision makers, luminaries, experts, policy makers, bureaucracy and the industry captains in India.

Life Sciences IP Review 

Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review (LSIPR) tracks the increasing challenges for intellectual property specialists in the rapidly evolving world of life sciences. From gene patents to stem-cell research, we provide the best news and analysis possible. For further information, visit

Managing IP

Managing IP is the leading source of news, analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. Features include: news on major cases, deals and legislation; analysis of strategies and trends; data; interviews and profiles of leading figures in IP; and case studies.

IP Stars is the leading specialist guide IP firms and practitioners rankings worldwide


MARCASUR is the leading IP media in Latin America with 20 years of continuous growth. MARCASUR products, with contents in Spanish, English and Mandarin, are Marcasur Magazine and Digital Magazine, Marcasur International, Marcasur Week, Marcasur Clips, Marcasur for iPad and Marcasur App available in Google Play and App Store.

Patent Lawyer Magazine

The Patent Lawyer Magazine is a ‘need to read’ publication for all international patent professionals. Published bi-monthly in both hard copy and electronically via the latest page turning software, each issue of The Patent Lawyer Magazine is seen by over 20,000 patent professionals around the world.

Trademark Lawyer Magazine 

The Trademark Lawyer Magazine is an industry leading publication that focuses exclusively on the trademark industry, reaching thousands of trademark professionals worldwide. Published bi-monthly and available both in hard copy format and online, readers can also access the most important global news updates via weekly newsletters.

Trademark and Brands Online (TBO) 

Aimed at brand owners, intellectual property lawyers and marketing specialists, Trademarks & Brands Online (TBO) provides analysis of the most pressing issues affecting businesses on the internet, from the new generic top-level domain programme to online counterfeiting. For further information, visit

The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law (UJBL) 

The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law has been published by Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing since 2003 and covers the most relevant issues of doing business in Ukraine. The readers include managers and lawyers of leading international and Ukrainian companies; investors; governmental officials; representatives of international organizations and think tanks; members of leading business and law associations; participants of local and global conferences. On-line subscription:

World IP Review (WIPR) 

World IP Review (WIPR) and its sister publications Life Sciences IP Review, Trademarks & Brands Online 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) 

World Trademark Review is the world's only independent daily news and information service dedicated exclusively to reporting on trademark issues for in-house and private practitioners internationally. It is the definitive option for daily independent online and print-based coverage of global trademark developments. For more information please visit

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