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About Hoyng Monegier LLP
Hoyng Monegier is the first and only European IP Law Boutique of its kind, with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid and Paris. We aim to be the best, offering first class service and advice, with leading specialists in IP. We are dedicated to achieving innovative, practical and business-driven solutions and we pride ourselves in having extensive sector-knowledge. Our core practice consists of intellectual property litigation and advice work in all its forms, across all sectors and often played out in parallel in a number of different jurisdictions. Our lawyers are fully familiar with the procedural and practical aspects of European litigation in patents, trademark, copyright and new media. We also have experts that work on patent, trademark and design right advice and prosecution. We are creative not only in our approach to the law, but also in the way we do business with our clients.
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Deloitte is a leading audit and consulting practice in Belgium. More than 2,500 people in over 10 offices across the country serve public and private enterprises in various areas covering audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services.
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About Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP
With more than 375 intellectual property lawyers, Finnegan is one of the largest IP law firms in the world practicing all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Finnegan delivers comprehensive, sophisticated legal strategies to help clients protect, advocate, and leverage their valuable IP assets.
Dini, Garavelli & Partners was created combining the assets of Metroconsult and Abremar, two successful consultancy firms, focused on the protection and management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).
Dini, Garavelli & Partners acknowledge that IPRs are competitive assets that must be protected, and whose value must be maximized. The company offers high quality worldwide services, including filing, prosecution, granting and opposition of patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and domain names. Dini, Garavelli & Partners provides complete and tailored assistance to its clients, based on confidentiality, openness and professionalism.
Supporting your innovation and creation strategy 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. With Gevers, your innovations are made to last. Gevers draws on the support of 9 offices in Belgium, France and Switzerland, 70 attorneys specialising in Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs, and around 110 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.
Gevers Validations is the branch of Gevers dealing with validations of European Patents notably through its web interface Valipat®. With Valipat®, your EP Validations are made easy, quick and cost effective in a one-stop shop and are driven by European Patent Attorneys to ensure premium quality translations.
Corsearch's innovative tools, personalised service and quality research and data enable trade mark and brand professionals to effectively manage the trade mark screening, search review and watching processes. Expansive international reach allows customers to clear trade marks in more than 60 countries worldwide. With its customer-designed technology tools like edital.com, Corsearch and Edital empower its customers to easily, quickly and flexibly monitor, clear and protect their brands in an increasingly complex business environment.
Sughrue Mion, PLLC, is one of the largest law firms practicing exclusively in the field of intellectual property law. Based in Washington, D.C. with offices in Silicon Valley, San Diego, and Tokyo, Sughrue specializes in litigating intellectual property matters in federal and state trial courts, the International Trade Commission, and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Sughrue is consistently ranked among the top U.S. firms for the number of issued U.S. patents and trademarks.
NineSigma provides open innovation services to help companies increase their competitiveness through access to new technologies and capabilities. Our custom consulting program and open innovation services enable companies to better leverage external innovation to meet critical business goals. NineSigma's unique open innovation approach and constantly expanding innovation network provide an unparalleled advantage in the global innovation marketplace.
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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The Association for Competitive Technology (ACT AIBSL) is an international non-profit association based in Brussels. Focusing on the interests of small and mid-size entrepreneurial technology companies, ACT advocates for a "Healthy Tech Environment" that promotes innovation, competition and investment. ACT has been active on issues such as intellectual property, international trade, e-commerce, privacy, internet policy and antitrust. ACT represents more than 3,000 software developers, systems integrators, IT consulting and training firms, and e-businesses from around the world.
The Association of Practitioners of Trade Mark and Design Law is an international French speaking association which brings together IP specialists, especially trademark and design specialists. Apram, with almost 800 members, including some 160 foreign members, who practice in all countries, was founded over 32 years ago and opens up its activities to all French speaking lawyers. Apram assembles lawyers specializing in IP law practicing either in-house or as IP counsel and outside lawyers.
Within the framework of its activities, Apram is frequently called upon to consider and provide input—at the request of organizations or institutions or on its own initiative—on different legal questions concerning IP. Apram is also a privileged partner of OHIM as a member of the Users Group of the OHIM.
To defend and represent industry, fostering an environment that favors business, competitiveness and the sustainable development of Brazil.
To consolidate itself as the leading business organization engaged in promoting the growth and competitiveness of Brazilian Industry and performing as an essential agent for the development of Brazil.
FICPI, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, is unique. Founded in 1906, it remains the only international IP organisation whose membership consists solely of intellectual property professionals in private practice. Approaching 5000 members in 86 countries, with a strong European membership, FICPI is a truly global body, representative of the free profession.
FICPI’s members are highly trained, highly motivated and independent in spirit. FICPI maintains its standard of excellence through stringent admission criteria, including a code of professional conduct for all its members. FICPI provides its members with a prestigious network of foreign associates while maintaining the standards of the profession world-wide..
Eureka is a long-established public network, present in over 40 countries. It is committed to stimulating the competitiveness of European industry by promoting international, market oriented research and innovation. The innovative technologies that Eureka helps businesses to develop and to exploit are benefiting European competitiveness, growth and jobs.
GRUR, the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), was founded in 1891. It is the largest and oldest non-profit association in Germany devoted to the protection, academic advancement and development of intellectual property law. With approximately 5.000 members coming from 55 countries, GRUR brings together a wide range of professionals engaged in the field of IP matters: lawyers, patent attorneys, judges, academics, professors, representatives and staff members of the German and European trademark and patent authorities and of the international organisations as well as enterprises, associations of enterprises and their respective staff members.
ECTA, the European Communitiess Trade Mark Association, was formed in 1980. ECTA numbers approximately 1.400 members, coming from the Member States of the European Union with associate members from all over the world. It brings together all those persons practising professionally in the Member States of the European Community in the field of trade marks, designs and related IP matters. These professionals are lawyers, trade mark advisors, trade mark attorneys, in-house counsel and others who can be considered specialist practitioners in these areas.
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About Premier Cercle™
Premier Cercle™, in association with The Wall Street Journal Europe, Managing Intellectual Property and World IP Review, is organizing the Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit every two years in Brussels. Since 2004, the IP Summit has become the most-sought after referral event in the field of Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, designs and domain names) in Europe. This leading European congress features more than 35 plenary and workshop sessions covering a large variety of topics with speeches delivered by 150 high-level experts in front of more than 550 delegates.
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World IP Review is dedicated to the needs of professionals involved in the management and protection of IP assets. It informs and educates IP owners, their international legal counsel and consultants, outlining the latest strategies for managing, protecting and profiting from intellectual property. Each bi-monthly edition of World IP Review contains unique interviews with some of the most prominent IP owners and in-house counsel worldwide. A combination of articles and case studies showcase business strategies for maximising revenue, while in-depth analysis of case law and IP legislation ensures you can keep up to date with all the latest developments.
The European weekly, published since 1993, is a unique newspaper carrying news and analyses from 49 countries with particular emphasis on the EU institutions and EU-World relations. NE's print edition is circulated to 67,000+ readers in Europe and beyond, over 20,000 of which are in the Eurocapital, Brussels. In addition New Europe's news portal and web TV offer our readers alternative media outlets. As a communication platform, New Europe serves top brands, and stakeholders in the international and European policy making to achieve the desired campaign results efficiently and effectively.
TopLegal International, sister magazine of Italy’s TopLegal, is the first English-language monthly that connects commercial lawyers with the wider business community. The magazine, supported by TopLegal’s online news service www.toplegalinternational.com, analyses the legal market with a special focus on Continental Europe. Each issue reports on the activity, strategy and financial performance of prominent law firms and explores the views of leading clients and the quality of external legal services.
MLex is an independent news agency that provides exclusive market intelligence, analysis and commentary to finance, investment and legal professionals. We are the largest organization in Europe devoted specifically to covering regulatory and policy developments in and among European institutions. The MLex EU service covers M&A, antitrust, state aid, intellectual property, trade and telecoms regulatory issues. MLex offers an online database with more than 800 case files, immediate information through our news alerts as well as tailored in-house user management. Our clients include law firms, consultants, financial institutions and regulators (e.g. DG Competition and Information Society), as well as national competition and communications regulators from across Europe.
China Business Law Journal is a 100% bilingual (English & Simplified Chinese) journal for China-focused business and legal professionals. It investigates the practical implications of legal developments, identifies the optimal legal strategies for managing complex cross-border business transactions and provides expert-written digests and analysis of new laws and regulations. China Business Law Journal is published 10 times a year by Vantage Asia in hard- and softcopy. Some of the current readers include: Apple Inc, Avaya, Bombardier Inc, Calanese, CCTV, CITIC, John Deere, eBay, Hitachi, Intel, Max Planck Institute, Motorola, Siemens, Hanes Brands, LVMH, Nike, Tiffany & Co, Sino Land, Weston Foods, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Murdoch University, Bennett Jones, Clayton Utz, ENS, Freshfields, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters, Osler, SNR Denton, King & Wood and many others.
India Business Law Journal is a specialist monthly magazine that provides in-depth coverage and critical analysis of the legal, financial and regulatory challenges that can make or break business deals in India's fast-changing commercial environment. Since its inception, India Business Law Journal has become an indispensible resource to many of the world's leading corporations, financial institutions, law firms and universities. India Business Law Journal is published 10 times a year by Vantage Asia in hard- and softcopy. Some of the current readers include: Allen & Overy, AZB & Partners, AT &T, Bird & Bird, Cemex Central SA, Cooley LLP, Dua Associates, InterContinental Hotels Group, Jet Airways, LSI, Nokia, Perkins Coie LLP, Pernod Ricard, Osler, Star TV, Symantec, Thomson Reuters, Turner International, Unilever, Vodafone, Wells Fargo and many others.
Innovation Management is the number one platform offering knowledge and inspiration to innovation management professionals. We source and provide the latest innovation know-how in collaboration with experts from leading business schools, companies and universities worldwide. IM's The Hard Copy is a printed quarterly business magazine featuring even more in-depth knowledge, new insights and inspiration.
Intellectual Property Watch, based in Geneva, Switzerland, provides independent news and information on international intellectual property policymaking on an open access and subscriber basis. Our global network of professional journalists closely follows the issues and events that shape IP policy and law, bringing balanced reporting and analysis of these important stories as they unfold. IP-Watch publishes articles, outside expert opinions, briefs, translations and other features continuously on our website with notification via e-mail alert, RSS feed, Twitter and Facebook.