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About IP Bewertungs AG (IPB)

IP Bewertungs AG (IPB) is one of Europe’s leading consulting firms for intellectual property services such as patent evaluation, patent monetisation and patent management. Being an independent member of an international network IPB has access to worldwide resources for intellectual property rights, finance services as well as the auditing and tax sector. The company based in Hamburg gives its clients advice in all questions concerning the management of patent portfolios with the objective of enhancing the return of their most important resource "knowledge". Most of the about 60 IPB employees work in the field of patent management and consultation regarding patent value funds.
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About Qualcomm, Inc.

As the world’s largest 3G chipset provider, Qualcomm is committed to the development and advancement of 3G technology. With offices throughout Europe, Qualcomm works closely with numerous operators, manufacturers and developers to enable the successful commercial roll-out of compelling, feature-rich 3G WCDMA (UMTS) and HSDPA/HSUPA services across the region.
Qualcomm is a developer and supplier of comprehensive chipsets and system software supporting high-speed mobile broadband networks, as well as multi-mode/multi-band solutions. Qualcomm’s chipsets integrate a wide range of compelling capabilities, including 3D hardware-accelerated graphics and the Company’s gpsOne® solution, the world’s most broadly deployed Assisted-GPS technology.
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About Duff & Phelps Corporation

Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF) is a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, supporting client needs principally in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructurings and disputes. We are the foremost provider of industry focused, independent and objective valuation insight and advice. Our services include financial reporting valuation, tax services, real estate and fixed asset services, merger and acquisition advisory, corporate finance consulting, fairness and solvency opinions, restructuring advisory and dispute and legal management consulting. Investment banking services are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Our professionals bring practical experience, responsiveness and a collaborative approach to satisfy our clients’ needs with the rigor and independence that the market demands. When our clients can’t afford to get their analysis wrong, they look to Duff & Phelps to get it right. With more than 1,200 employees serving clients worldwide through offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, Duff & Phelps is committed to delivering insightful advice and service of exceptional quality, integrity and objectivity.
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About Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

Finnegan Henderson is dedicated to protecting the ideas and innovations that drive businesses around the world. With 340 lawyers, eight offices, and four decades of experience specializing in intellectual property law, we offer full-service IP coverage in virtually every technology and product category. Our practice includes all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. We also represent clients on IP issues related to international trade, portfolio management, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition.
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About The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters

The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters ( provides information and knowledge to accelerate research, discovery and innovation. Our authoritative, accurate and timely information is essential for drug companies to discover new drugs and get them to market faster; researchers to find relevant papers and know what’s newly published in their subject; and businesses to optimize their intellectual property and find competitive intelligence. We create the research platforms and services of the future that will power our customers toward business and personal success.
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About EuroDNS

EuroDNS is a global Registrar providing Domain Name Registrations, administration services, and hosting settings (A, MX, CNAME, SPF and NS). As a "one stop shop" for companies willing to consolidate their portfolio in several extensions, EuroDNS provides a local presence in a number of European countries and in Asia, thus allowing everyone to register a domain name at any required extension.
EuroDNS offers a number of services such as the URL forwarding and mail hosting. An email and phone support is also available. EuroDNS provides the Domain Name registration, one mailbox name and EuroDNS servers (ns1 and ns2). The EuroDNS account enables the management of Domain Names with profiles (contact, DNS records settings and NS) and the possibility to perform massive operations.
EuroDNS S.A. is located in Luxembourg, the first European country to offer investor friendly legal environment for Domain Names, which makes it also an ideal platform for Domain Names' location.
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About Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

Kenyon & Kenyon LLP is one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the United States, with offices in New York, Washington DC, and Silicon Valley. For our global and domestic clients, the firm provides litigation, prosecution, licensing and counseling services relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and related matters, such as unfair business and unfair trade practices. The firm has some of the preeminent intellectual property litigation partners in the country. Result-based annual surveys have placed Kenyon & Kenyon at the top of many lists including Managing Intellectual Property's World IP Survey, IP Law & Business's Patent Litigation Survey and National Law Journal's Top Verdicts of the Year. The firm has a worldwide clientele. We represent not only North American companies, but also European, Asian and other multinational companies in global intellectual property disputes.
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About eBay, Inc.

Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects hundreds of millions of people around the world every day, empowering them to explore new opportunities and innovate together. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. Since its inception, eBay Inc. has expanded to include some of the strongest brands in the world, including eBay, PayPal, Skype, StubHub,, and others. eBay Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California.
eBay is an important player in the e-commerce sector in Europe, and currently hosts an online trading platform in twelve countries. In 2007 the gross market value of transactions carried out on eBay’s EEA platforms was €18.7 billion..
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About Microsoft Corporation

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
As a result of our investment in innovation, Microsoft has created a large, diverse portfolio of intellectual property (IP) that is now available for licensing. This portfolio includes source code, schemas, protocols, and documentation as well as associated copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. Our policy is to license this IP under commercially reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms.
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About Gevers

Supporting your brainstorming in R&D and in your creation to put the highest value in your intellectual assets. Protecting, maintaining, managing, auditing and valorising your innovations : this is the mission of Gevers, based on over 110 years of experience.
Gevers draws on the support of 8 offices in Belgium and France, more than 60 attorneys specialising in Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs, and around 100 paralegal personnel. Their skills and efficiency provide constant and solid support for a high-quality global service. Thanks to these values, Gevers is the worldwide leader in Community Trademarks since 1996 and the acknowledged leader for the IP market in the Benelux countries.
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About Valipat

Valipat, The European Patent Validation Web Interface, located in Brussels, Belgium is a user-friendly interface for ordering EP validations in few minutes at a fixed and guaranteed price. Exclusively dedicated to patent professionals, Valiropat offers to its clients transparent, fast, secure and reliable services through a network of reputable patent attorney firms in each EP country.

About Chipworks

Chipworks is an internationally recognized technical services company that analyzes the circuitry and physical composition of semiconductors and electronic systems. Our services include a wide range of applications in protecting and leveraging patents, licensing support and competitive intelligence. For over 13 years, Chipworks has successfully helped semiconductor and electronics organizations achieve their goals by supporting research and development efforts in strategic product development and patent portfolio management. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, the Company has offices around the world.
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About Sisvel

Roberto Dini is the founder of Sisvel. Since its inception in 1982, Sisvel has become one of the world's leaders in managing intellectual property and maximizing the value of patent rights. The company is based in None Torinese (Italy) and is global in scope and reach, as represented by its offices in Milan and its controlled companies in Italy (Edico in Rome), Unite States (Audio Mpeg in Metropolitan Washington), China (Sisvel Hong Kong), Japan (Sisvel Japan KK in Tokyo), and Germany (Sisvel Germany in Stuttgart). More than seventy professionals work with SISVEL all around the world; they have technical, legal, and marketing skills. Together with its US subsidiary, Audio MPEG Inc., SISVEL manages a successful licensing covering patents related to the audio compression standards know as MP3 and MPEG Audio. During the past 25 years, Sisvel has developed many other successful licensing programs including those related to the technologies of ATSS (Automatic Tuning & Sorting System) and WSS, which allows the TV set to change automatically the TV image format.
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About Arnold + Siedsma

A good idea deserves protection. A good protection will let the competition be second-best and will guarantee your exclusive rights. Arnold + Siedsma is specialist in the legal protection of intellectual property. From filing patents up to registration and protection of trademarks, designs and other rights. The service of Arnold + Siedsma is completly tailored to the client: whether it relates to a good patent for a competing price or handling a complex procedure, you are at the right place with us. We see possibilities where others quit. To put it briefly, you will find with us a full service office in the field of intellectual property.
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About PatentCafe

PatentCafe is a global provider of advanced intellectual property management software, offering a comprehensive suite of intellectual property solutions for international patent data search, strategic portfolio management, and qualitative patent analytics tools. The company’s enterprise-level solutions for Open Innovation incorporate the intellectual property industry’s most advanced linguistics search technology that helps customers realize improved patent quality, superior patent-based business intelligence, licensing revenue optimization, and corporate governance compliance.
PatentCafe’s customers include Fortune 100 companies, government research labs, leading patent law firms, and intellectual property consultancies. The company is also publisher of, a leading online magazine of Intellectual Property and Technology.
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About Dennemeyer & Company

Dennemeyer has the experience of more than 45 years specialising in turnkey solutions in all fields of global IP management. Working in close collaboration with local law firms and patent/trademark offices, we have achieved unparalleled levels of efficiency and cost effectiveness on every continent.
A broad array of prestigious, globally active corporations depend on Dennemeyer as a reliable partner to take care of their IP management issues. Our worldwide system of regional offices spanning 10 countries enables us to ensure maximum flexibility.
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About Tandbergs Patentkontor

Founded in 1893, Tandbergs Patentkontor AS is today one of the leading Norwegian firms within the field of Intellectual Property Rights. Our lawyers and professional technical staff are highly qualified and renders advisory services in all legal areas related to Intellectual Property Rights, covering Trademarks, Designs, Legal Affairs and Patents, ranging from the fields of chemistry, biotechnology and medicine, to mechanics, physics, petroleum technology, electronics and telecommunications, as well as possessing a wealth of experience from a wide variety of industrial and scientific fields.
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About Questel Edital

For over 30 years, Questel has been helping manage the world's most important IP portfolios. We offer a suite of leading-edge patent, trademark and design services to executives, researchers, and competitive intelligence professionals, and help turn their IP information into real value and enhance their organizations' competitiveness. Known for having one of the most comprehensive collection of databases, we also provide a wide array of tools for searching, analyzing, visualizing, evaluating, sharing results, and ordering.
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About RWS Group

RWS is recognised as one of the world's leading patent translation and search companies. Established more than forty years ago to provide specialist Intellectual Property translation and information services, the Group also has a dedicated division providing translation, documentation and localisation services to the legal and financial, medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, engineering and telecoms industries. Strict quality control, in-house teams of searchers, translators and technical experts, and project management throughout the production process have established our reputation. A reputation for quality, care and service.
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About e-IP, LLC and is an online marketplace that facilitates the in- and out-licensing, selling and buying of Intellectual Property (IP). This unique web site provides a central, global database for organizations and individuals to search, list, license, buy and sell published and non-published IP, in a secure setting. The site is completely free for non-profit (tax-exempt) organizations, and for those searching for IP. There is a small fee for other listers of IP. After only a few months from launching the site to the public, it has become the largest IP portal in the world.
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About Zacco

Zacco is a leading European intellectual property consultancy. Zacco assists clients with technical, legal and strategic advice from the original idea to marketing of the finished product or service, including handling of conflicts and contracts. In addition to protecting intellectual property rights, Zacco also offers strategic advice for the purpose of securing an increased competitive edge for its clients and a better exploitation of their intellectual property rights. Zacco has nine offices in Scandinavia, Benelux and the US.
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About Burson-Marsteller Brussels

Established in 1965, Burson-Marsteller Brussels works with companies and organisations to influence the development and implementation of European public policy. As part of one of the world’s leading public relations and public affairs companies, we utilise the experience, knowledge and insights of colleagues from across the Burson-Marsteller network, which spans 83 countries around the world.
We specialise in public affairs, communications campaigns and in government relations and in 2006 we were awarded the distinction “European Public Affairs Agency of the Year” by the Holmes Report (the leading trade publication for public relations and public affairs professionals).
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About Managing Intellectual Property

Managing Intellectual Property is a publication of Euromoney, a Publishing Group with more than 15 years' experience reporting on the legal affairs of international business, making it the undisputed leader in the sector. In addition to publishing a journal specialising in industrial property and like matters (unfair competition, copyright), Managing Intellectual Property publishes a number of directories and contact guides listing the best firms in each country.
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About European Voice

European Voice is the market-leader for news about the European Union and analysis of its implications. Since the newspaper was launched in 1995 by The Economist it has become a must-read for policymakers in the EU institutions and in national governments. Now with a daily news service with regular updates and web-specific content on, European Voice is your one-stop-shop for EU affairs.
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About World IP Review

The World IP Review’s bi-monthly edition is dedicated to the needs of professionals involved in the management and protection of IP assets. It informs and educates IP owners and their international legal counsel and consultants of the latest strategies for managing, protecting and profiting from their increasingly valuable intellectual property.
Each issue of the World IP Review’s bi-monthly edition will contain unique interviews with some of the most prominent IP owners and in-house counsel. It will use a combination of articles and case studies to showcase business strategies. In addition, it will review case law and IP legislation worldwide.
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About TopLegal International

TopLegal International, sister magazine of Italy's TopLegal launched in 2004, is the first English-language monthly that connects commercial lawyers and the business community. The magazine, supported by and TopLegal's multi-lingual in-house Research Centre, analyses the legal market with a special focus on Continental Europe. Each issue reports on the activity, strategy and performance of prominent law firms in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. It also explores the views of leading corporate and financial clients who evaluate their own industries and the quality of external legal services.
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About New Europe

The New Europe is the leading European weekly newspaper, carrying news from 49 different countries in each issue, with special sections devoted to the European Union, Transatlantic relations, EU-Asia, Energy, Environment and Arts & Culture. New Europe is essential reading for European political and business decision-makers and opinion-formers.
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