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Corsearch is an industry leading provider of trademark clearance and protection solutions for over 5000 brand professionals worldwide. 72 of Forbes’ top 100 companies choose Corsearch to easily create, search, and protect their brands in an increasingly complex business environment.  
In addition, Yellow Brand Protection, a Corsearch company, offers online solutions to protect against counterfeit sales and online piracy. 

Highly trained experts, innovative SaaS solutions, and an expansive global content set come together seamlessly to provide a complete brand clearance and protection solution.
With more than 350 employees and with operations headquartered in New York City and Belgium, Corsearch has been offering clients in over 80 countries a personalized level of service and industry-leading technology for over 70 years.


Hotel Keycard Sponsor


HECHANOVA & CO., INC., a member of the Hechanova Group, is an IP consulting firm handling patent and trademark prosecution, copyright, domain name, plant variety, product registrations, consulting on IP creation and protection, and all other non-contentious IP services.  Founded on Dec. 12, 2005, and true to its slogan of “passion for service, service with integrity”, it has established itself as a reliable IP service provider and has been awarded by the IPOPHL as Top Patent Filer and Top Trademark Filer for the years 2010-2014.  Its affiliated law firm HECHANOVA BUGAY VILCHEZ & ANDAYA-RACADIO actively conducts border control measures, oppositions and cancellations, actions for infringement, unfair competition and other IP violations;  enforcements, licensing, due diligence, other IP contentious matters;  mediation and arbitration. Founder Editha Hechanova has been cited by AsiaLaw as leading lawyer in IP in the Philippines from 2002- 2019, ASIA IP Expert from 2013-2019, IP Star 2014-2019, Asia Business Law Top 100 Lawyers in Philippines 2018-19.

Lanyard Sponsor

Smart & Biggar

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is Canada's largest and highest-ranked firm practising exclusively in intellectual property and technology law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. For more than one hundred years, we have been at the forefront of Canadian trademark law. The tradition continues today as our experience and expertise provide clients with sophisticated and practical advice in all areas of trademark practice, from publishing Canada’s first text on trademarks and registering Canada’s first sound-mark, to obtaining precedent-setting damages against counterfeiters, we enjoy a deep tradition of leadership in trademark protection, licensing and enforcement. Today, we provide efficient and expert trademark advice and service, and are sought after by the owners of the world’s most valuable brands. Consistent with this, we are proud to have been entrusted with filing more trademark and patent applications than any other firm in Canada. To learn more, please visit

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LEMARIT minimizes the workload of internationally operating corporates when it comes to Digital Brand Protection, Corporate Domain Management, dotBRAND Services and Digital Security. By offering the highest degree of personal support, and services tailored to our clients’ specific needs, LEMARIT can ensure the optimal protection and control of digital brands. Working with LEMARIT allows to curb domain abuse, piracy, and trademark violations, granting the ability to protect and strengthen the identity and values of digital brands.

Meeting Bag Sponsor

Ladas & Parry

Ladas & Parry represents owners of IP rights at every stage of development, both domestically and internationally. With extensive experience creating, managing and enforcing high-profile domestic and global intellectual property portfolios, Ladas’ business-friendly and commercial oriented approach supports our client’s objectives, while keeping within their budgets. Our diverse professionals bring a deep understanding of local legal nuances in order to achieve maximum benefits for our clients.

Welcome Reception Sponsor
Kashish Intellectual Property Group (KIPG)

Kashish Intellectual Property Group (KIPG) is a continually growing Intellectual Property firm based out of Mauritius. With a team of professional and dexterous IP experts, KIPG has been successfully handling the high stake and high-tech IP matters by unceasingly assisting their clients in protection, management, and enforcement of their IP Rights throughout all the regions across the globe. To safeguard their clients’ business interests, KIPG renders pragmatic and efficient legal advice in a time-effective way.


Registration Desk Sponsor

EBRAND Services

We protect brands online
Corporate clients entrust us their domains for management, strategic advice, monitoring, recovery and state-of-the-art DNS solutions. We understand that security and reliability are crucial in a world of digital privacy and growing number of attacks. We monitor global brand abuse and detect counterfeits online. Most importantly: we eliminate them.


Idea Exchange Sponsor 

PRAWIRANEGARA Intellectual Property

Room Drop Sponsor (Monday)

Maiwald Patentanwalts - und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

To ensure that products receive their rightful protection, we are there by your side – 200 dedicated team players at the cutting edge between law and science.

Media Partners

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 

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 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.

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