Leaders of Patent Translation
Global IP Exchange 2012 Solution Providers Include:
Since 1981, Acumass successfully assists IP law firms and industrial companies with the payment of patent annuities as well as design and trademark renewals all over the world. Due to a newly in-house developed state of the art management system, Acumass can offer any service level as well as customized outsourcing solutions for clients who no longer wish to manage their own renewals.
In addition, a full software suite called LOLA has been designed and developed for clients to manage all aspects of Industrial Property rights. Thanks to its flexibility, LOLA has long been an unrivalled leader in the French market and is now also available in English for international clients.
Arnold + Siedsma
Arnold + Siedsma is a full-service provider with in-house specialists from all disciplines: patent attorneys, trademark and design attorneys and lawyers. They work together quickly, seamlessly and without unnecessary costs to ensure that you have maximum legal protection.
Arnold + Siedsma has close ties with the bodies which grant patent, trademark and design rights (OHIM, EPO, Intellectual Property Office (Dienst Intellectuele Eigendom - DIE), BOIP, NL Patent Office (OCNL), and also with the courts which must ultimately decide on these rights. We have substantial experience in litigation and opposition proceedings. Conversely, if in your opinion a patent or trademark was unlawfully granted, we will instigate opposition proceedings with the patenting body or invalidity proceedings through the courts to declare the patent or trademark null and void.
Furthermore, we are equally familiar with the drafting of agreements between parties wishing to share the use of a patent, trademark or other property right.
Avidity IP (Formally HLBBshaw)
HLBBshaw (European Patent & Trademark Attorney practice) rebranded to Avidity IP on October 1st 2011 to reflect the continuing transformation of the business from a partnership to a flexible corporate structure, culture and management with a client-centric ethos.
Culture, Leadership and Mission
Avidity IP (Formally HLBBshaw) has developed a leadership-based, corporate culture with formal line management of "global" teams across five sites. Strong values-driven leadership in a developing empower-and-entrust context. Formal business strategy founded on market intelligence, relationship power, innovation-based change, and steadfast self-assurance in our vision.
80 people with near-unique 2:1 support:attorney ratio. Committed to people development, the workforce operates under continual personal development conditions including SMART objectives. Our professionals receive rounded business training and at junior level benefit from structured professional education delivered by an in-house dedicated IP trainer. People in support roles have access to training and education and generally excel.
Professional Service Groups
Patent attorneys populate five Professional Service Groups defined on technology lines; trade mark attorneys form separate Group. Each "PSG" managed by a lead attorney reporting to CEO. Internal CPD system almost twice as onerous as profession's mandatory system and predates it. Active recruitment policy maintained throughout the recession.
We actively seek client feedback via both open and confidential routes using approaches which minimise client time commitment. Our on-line feedback questionnaire based on professional research seeks an answer to a single question. Our median 2009/10 feedback score to date is 9.0 / 10. Written references available.
Awapatent is one of Europe’s leading consulting companies in intellectual property rights. We help our clients turn their ideas and innovations into business opportunities.
Our 160 patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law possess extensive skills in issues relating to patents, design protection, trademark protection, marketing law, disputes, contracts and risk analyses. About 60 of them are European Patent Attorneys and 30 of them European Trademark or Design Attorneys.
Our clients are innovation-intensive companies worldwide and include owners of many of the world’s most valuable brands and patent portfolios.
Awapatent was founded in 1897 and has today 300 employees at 13 offices in Sweden, Denmark and Germany. In 2010 we reported sales of EUR 53.9 million.
Baker & McKenzie
Baker & McKenzie’s leading global IP practice is trusted counsel to some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies. We look at IP management the way our clients do — as a strategic issue. We have developed people, processes and technologies not only to support legal maintenance of copyrights, enforcement campaigns, IP litigation, patents and trademarks but also financial and taxation issues associated with sound stewardship of intellectual property. Our Global IP Practice Group includes over 470 lawyers and paralegals operating in 42 countries spanning across regions including Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Banwo & Ighodalo was established in February 1991 with a determination on the part of its founding partners to build a first class law firm.
The firm is structured as a partnership and has over forty-five (45) lawyers with four (4) major practice groups, namely:
- Intellectual Property and Information Technology;
- Energy and Natural Resources;
- Securities, Finance, Corporate & Commercial; and
- Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
The firm undertakes work for public and private companies, governments, Nigerian and foreign investors, financial institutions, international law firms and foreign consultancy firms.
The firm’s IP Group assists local and foreign associates in the establishment, management and enforcement of IP rights in Nigeria. We also offer a broad range of IP protection in other African countries and jurisdictions including the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI) and African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) through an efficient network of associates.
Over the last ten years, B&I has been constantly ranked as one of the leading firms in Intellectual Property in Nigeria.
BEITEN BURKHARDT is a leading independent, internationally operating German law firm with more than 300 lawyers and tax advisors working in 12 offices across six jurisdictions. Internationally, we have a strong practice in Eastern Europe with offices in Warsaw, Kyiv, Moscow and St. Petersburg. Since 1994, we have been present in China. Issues concerning EU law are covered by our office in Brussels. We advise major corporations and mid-market enterprises, multinational groups, banks, groups of various industries, as well as foundations and the public sector on all legal issues related to their business activities.
We have more than 20 years of expertise in the field of intellectual property, focusing on trademark, design and patent law matters as well as on unfair competition and copyright. We are acknowledged for our excellent IP litigation expertise and have comprehensive experience in IP management, IP compliance and marketing-focused IP strategies as well as transactional IP, R&D matters and technology transfer.
Brandstock AG is a leading provider of services and web-applications for Intellectual Property owners worldwide. The company specializes in outsourcing services for trademark searches, assignments, renewals, filings and various other IP-related services. The highly skilled international team of specialists guaranties the highest quality of services, while the advanced IT-applications such as the IP Cost Calculator, Agent Scorecard or Agent Benchmarking enable Brandstock’s customers to make their workflow more efficient.
Charles River Associates (“CRA”)
Charles River Associates (“CRA”) is a leading consulting firm that provides economic, financial, and business strategy expertise. CRA employs a combination of industry experience and rigorous, fact-based analysis in order to provide clients with clear, implementable solutions to complex business problems. Over the past two years, CRA has worked with 68 Fortune 100 companies and 93 of the top 100 law firms.
CRA’s IP practice provides valuation, transaction and strategy services to:
- identify non-core IP assets
- benchmark competitor IP
- locate and facilitate IP acquisitions
- implement licensing programs
- design or improve tax structures
- identify buyers and complete IP sales
- reduce IP filing and maintenance costs
- quantify economic damages in disputes
Headquartered in Boston, CRA has over 550 professionals based in New York, Chicago, Oakland, Pasadena, Pleasanton, Salt Lake City, College Station, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Tallahassee, Toronto, London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Bahrain.
Corporation Service Company (CSC)
An ICANN-accredited domain name registrar since 1999 and a longtime advocate for intellectual property rights and their protection online, Corporation Service Company® (CSC®) is today a trusted partner of more than half of the Best Global Brands (Interbrand®). We have an end-to-end solution for every brand protection need, from strategic domain registration and online monitoring to digital certificates and trademark screening. A recent survey by World Trademark Review ranked CSC #1 in customer satisfaction for domain management services worldwide.
Founded in 1899, CSC provides domain portfolio strategy, management and recovery services for global brands; matter management, corporate compliance, and trustee services for companies and law firms worldwide; and due diligence and transactional services for the world’s largest financial institutions. CSC has more than 1,100 employees located throughout North America and Europe. To learn more about CSC’s many brand protection services, visit www.cscglobal.com today.
CPA Global is the world's leading provider of IP management and legal services outsourcing, including patent renewal services, document review, transaction support, contract solutions, and legal research. With offices across Europe, the United States, Asia and the Pacific, CPA Global supports many of the world’s best known corporations and law firms with a diverse set of legal and IP specific services. CPA Global helps clients manage their valuable IP assets, such as patents, designs and trademarks, ensuring that their IP portfolios are protected, maintained and regularly reviewed in order to maximize value.
Founded in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1969, CPA Global today employs more than 1,500 people, serving clients' needs in over 100 countries.
For further information visit: www.cpaglobal.com
DM Kisch Inc
DM Kisch Inc was founded in 1874, and has a long and distinguished history in intellectual property law. It is one of the leading intellectual property law firms in South Africa and offers clients a wide range of services including filing, prosecution and litigation relating to trade marks, designs and patents in South Africa, Africa and the rest of the World. The firm also specializes in copyright, domain name disputes, anti-counterfeiting, intellectual property valuations, and unlawful competition matters as well as providing a full range of general commercial services.
The firm prides itself in providing modern and innovative solutions for its clients. Its people have a comprehensive range of expertise and skills in the field of intellectual property and strive towards achieving maximum results that will fully benefit their clients’ needs.
EASY LOI is a law firm active in the protection of intellectual property rights and in commercial law in Europe and in the main economic areas of the planet (US, India, China) directly dealing with prosecution and litigation.
Our vision is democratizing intellectual property services keeping a very high level of services through organization and technologies.
We are a leading law firm representing more than 11.000 clients worldwide.
Our main domain of activity is patent and trademark prosecution, but litigation especially in the area of social networks, domain name and custom seizures is increasing more and more.
Edwards Wildman is an international law firm with 650 lawyers, spanning 14 offices on 3 continents, including US, UK and Japan, with an associated office in Hong Kong.
Intellectual property is regarded as one of our firm’s greatest strengths. Businesses and individuals throughout the world seek the help and counsel of our 100 IP attorneys for complex prosecution, sophisticated transactions and difficult litigation involving patents, trade marks, trade secrets, copyrights, licensing and domain names.
Our intellectual property heritage extends over 150 years, covering business-driven solutions in a wide range of sectors and specialties, including:
- Life Sciences
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Computer Technologies
- Materials Science
- Medical Technologies
- Media, Entertainment and Advertising
- Technology Transactions and Licensing
- IP Commercialization
- Hatch-Waxman Paragraph IV patent litigation
- Defamation and right of publicity
Evalueserve is a global specialist in knowledge processes with a team of more than 2,600 professionals worldwide. As a trusted partner, Evalueserve analyzes, improves and executes knowledge-intensive processes and leverages its proprietary technology to increase efficiency and effectiveness. We have dedicated on-site teams and scalable global knowledge centers, in Chile, China, India and Romania, which provide multi-time-zone and multi-lingual services.
Evalueserve’s knowledge solutions include customized research and analytics services for leading-edge companies worldwide. By partnering with us, clients benefit from higher productivity, improved quality, and freed-up management time. We provide our clients with better access to knowledge and information across all parts of their organization, thereby adding to their capabilities
Global IP Services, PLLC
Prakash Nama formed Global IP Services, PLLC in 2003. Having developed strong intellectual property protection skills at large corporations and law firms, Prakash felt that clients needed an alternative to the large law firm practices. Global IP was formed to leverage globalization. At Global IP, we provide high quality patent prosecution using an hybrid approach at a reasonable cost, and we focus on inventions originating from the United States and India. With offices in Boston, USA and Bangalore, India, Global IP is uniquely positioned to provide intellectual property services around the clock and across the globe.
Global IP offers a full complement of intellectual property services, including patent, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition. Global IP advises clients concerning the creation, development, enforcement, exploitation, protection, and transfer of intellectual property rights.
In addition, Global IP provides all aspects of patent and trademark services, including matters related to preparing and filing patent and trademark applications; counseling and preparing opinions related to patentability, infringement, and validity; preparing licensing agreements; counseling for procurement of intellectual property rights, confidentiality issues, and non-competition matters.
Our clients include several multi-national companies based in the US, Europe, and India. The firm specializes in the hardware, software, mechanical, and biotech technology areas.
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HGF Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and HGF Law together form one of the fastest growing, full-service IP firms in the UK. HGF was launched with a single attorney in 1995, but now boasts more than 50 qualified attorneys and solicitors, and a total staff in excess of 120 across 9 offices.
This makes HGF one of the top ten patent firms in the UK. This growth has been achieved through a combination of organic growth and the strategic recruitment of highly skilled private practice and in-house counsel.
The firm’s professionals are distributed throughout its nine UK offices in Leeds, London, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Rugby and York.
HGF provides the full range of services expected from a leading patent and trade mark firm, including the procurement of patent, trade mark and design protection, as well as due diligence, IP strategy, drafting agreements and licences and handling contentious IP matters.
HGF has a reputation for providing a proactive, responsive and friendly service to its clients. HGF prides itself in offering an exceptional level of service to its clients and on its dynamic and commercially focussed approach to IP together with the technical expertise and experience of its professional staff, has enabled the profile and reputation of the firm to grow. The firm is recommended by the independent legal directories Chambers UK and The Legal 500, year on year and has achieved listings in the MIP world reputations survey for 2010.
In order to ensure the clients are working with specialists the firm has established strategic business units which have become centres of excellence offering breadth and depth in the core technology areas of:
- Electronics, Computing and Software
- Life Sciences
- Trade Marks
Intellixir is a company based in the southeastern France, next to Aix-en-Provence, since 2002.
Intellixir designs Intellixir System, a web application allowing its users to analyze references of patents and non-patent literature exported from commercial or private databases. Statistical measures are graphically represented through dynamic and interactive secure web pages.
Intellixir System is used by large organizations, eager to transform the cost of structured information into a high valuable decision, involved in all science and technology industries: Cosmetic, pharmaceutical, medical, material, chemical, energy, mechanic…
These organizations use our System for patentability studies, detection of emerging trends, identification of major players, looking for collaborations, or the development of dashboard for instance.
See more on www.intellixir.com/en
Ipendo is the number one provider of on-demand IP management solutions to companies of all sizes. The Ipendo Platform™ is built on the latest technology to bring out hidden values in your company’s IP by allowing automation of administrative tasks and sharing of crucial information with relevant parties. A typical IPENDO client is able to cut down administrative portfolio costs by around 20-30% on an annual basis.
Being a fully web-based platform, Ipendo Platform™ utilizes the power of Internet connectivity. No other IP management solution on the market can compare to the collaboration power of the Ipendo Platform™. Thousands of users within IP departments, R&D, Legal and Management along with attorneys around the globe communicate IP through the Ipendo Platform™ on a daily basis. As a result of this, automating administrative tasks, placing orders and purchasing of services are by far the most streamlined and cost efficient processes you can find within the IP field. The Ipendo Platform™ main benefits are:
- Built-in functionality for handling of annuities/renewals/maintenance fees and filing of applications. This reduces your company’s administrative costs and extremely high service fees and charges.
- Case Management and budgeting and forecasting of all IP rights
- Automated workflows involving different parties
- Real-time communication with your partners and suppliers
IP Navigation Group
At IP Navigation Group, we monetize patents. It's what we do and we do it well. We are not a law firm; law firms offer legal expertise. IPNav offers monetization expertise, and the difference is critical. Today, it is no longer a question of “if” you should monetize your patent assets it is a question of “how” you should monetize your patents.
Your patents are assets. They should be more than an expense on your income statement or a misunderstood asset on your balance sheet -- they should be generating revenue for you every quarter. Working with IPNav, we will develop a strategy that fits your portfolio and financial goals whilst balancing your business objectives.
IPNav’s clients are from a diverse group of industries and include start-ups, SME’s, universities and large multinational corporations—with patent portfolios ranging from no patents to over 10,000 patents. We are selective in who we work with and are able to price our services at the upper range of acceptable. We look forward to having a conversation with you.
Key-Systems is one of the world's largest domain registrars. The company manages more than 2.6 million domain names for more than 70,000 end customers and 1,700 resellers from all over the world. It currently offers more than 200 top-level and second-level domain endings like .COM or .DE and is continuously expanding its domain portfolio. The registration services through the three dedicated portals domaindiscount24 (retail), RRPproxy (resellers) and BrandShelter (corporate customers) are carried out in a fully automated manner.
In addition to domain names, the portals also offer SSL certificates, servers, text messaging, DNS and hosting services.
Key-Systems offers products specifically designed to meet the needs of the domain industry. It has been successfully operating in the internet business for over ten years. A strong team, and even stronger international focus with two international subsidiaries in the USA and Mexico, support long-term sustainability.
The domain registrar provides the highest degree of quality utilizing its experience and technical expertise to offer the best possible service solutions to its customers. The registrar's software is developed in-house and continuously updated. This enables a fast domain registration and an intuitive domain management process. The name Key-Systems exemplifies reliability, stability and innovative technical products.
Law Offices of Steven .W. Weinrieb
Steven Weinrieb was Senior Partner for over 30 years at Schwartz & Weinrieb, where he was in charge of all mechanical patent applications. Services included: the review of patent application disclosures, performing novelty/patentability searches, communicating with clients to generate patent applications from their patent application disclosures, filing of the patent applications in the US Patent Office as provisional, non-provisional or PCT applications and the prosecution of the patent applications towards allowance and grant. Steven has worked with major domestic and foreign corporate clients, including: Illinois Tool Works, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Caterpillar, Fuji-Xerox Company Ltd, Suzuki KK, Konica Corporation, Lohr SA, Kawasaki Jukogyo, and Honda Giken. In 2008, Steven set up the Law Offices of Steven Weinrieb where he has continued to serve the clients of Schwartz & Weinrieb.
MarkMonitor, the global leader in enterprise brand protection, offers comprehensive solutions and services that safeguard brands, reputation and revenue from online risks. With end-to-end solutions that address the growing threats of online fraud, brand abuse and unauthorized channels, MarkMonitor enables a secure Internet for businesses and their customers. The company’s exclusive access to data combined with its patented real-time prevention, detection and response capabilities provide wide-ranging protection to the ever-changing online risks faced by brands today. For more information, visit www.markmonitor.com.
Founded in 1968, McElroy Translation is a full-service translation agency with a focus on patent and legal translations. The company works with clients to develop processes that provide visibility, control and savings when it comes to their translation requirements. McElroy has translated for 70% of the law firms ranked among the American Lawyer’s 100 highest grossing law firms in 2010, and serves many top Fortune 500 corporate legal departments in the country including P&G, Microsoft Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Pfizer, Texas Instruments, Corning Inc., OTIS Elevator, Deere & Company, and Amgen, as well as Celanese who we continue to serve since our very first translation job in 1968.
McKool Smith is a national law firm with offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Marshall, New York and Washington D.C. The firm's experienced attorneys handle bankruptcy reorganizations and related litigation, commercial disputes, intellectual property claims, and white collar litigation in state and federal courtrooms and international jurisdictions. Firm clients include major airlines, technology companies, oil & gas concerns, and many others. In 2008, The National Law Journal recognized McKool Smith for winning more of the nation's Top 100 Verdicts than any other law firm. McKool Smith's community involvement includes an established pro bono program and years of support for worthwhile charities.
Melbourne IT Digital Brand Services
Melbourne IT is one of the world’s leading providers of corporate domain name management and brand protection services. We help organisations make smarter decisions in managing, protecting and promoting their brands online. Our customised solutions combine technology with human analysis, consulting expertise and an in-depth understanding of digital brands. As an active participant in the development of global domain name policy, we work to advocate on behalf of corporate domain owners.
Our experience and industry insight can benefit corporations in planning their IP strategy for the upcoming expansion of gTLDs. For companies seeking assistance with new gTLDs we offer consulting services which include assisting with analysis for business case development, application preparation for a top level domain, monitoring of activities in other new gTLDs, and full ongoing operation of a new gTLD. We also offer a range of domain management and brand protection services.
Minesoft develops searchable databases, alert management, archive and document delivery systems for the Information industry, specialising in the retrieval, storage and distribution of patent information throughout the enterprise.
Winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2009, Minesoft has become an established leader in the Patent Information field, working with industrial corporations, patent attorney firms and patent authorities worldwide.
Minesoft continually enhances core products such as PatBase® - the international, full-text patent database that offers patent professionals a powerful platform for retrieving and reviewing business-critical patent information. A strong in-house development team also creates customised solutions for clients, including corporate Patent Management and Competitive Intelligence Systems (Archives) integrating the respected PatentOrder™ service.
Meeting the needs of its fast-growing global client base with international customer support (including USA, Japan and Israel), Minesoft has acquired a reputation for combining responsive service with cutting edge technology that helps you to drive innovation forward.
Morningside provides patent translation and filing services to Fortune 500 and multinational companies around the globe, streamlining the translation process and substantially reducing foreign filing costs (35-45% on average). Services include: European patent translation and validation for all 38 EPO member states, translation and filing for PCT national stage entry, and translations for information purposes. Our patent translations are supervised and proofread by in-country patent attorneys, ensuring technical and legal accuracy. Morningside offers an easy, quick, and cost effective solution for foreign filing. Morningside is ISO 9001:2008 certified.
MultiLing provides the world’s largest patent filers with intellectual property translation services. MultiLing translates millions of words each year for global enterprises in chemicals, biomedicine, pharmaceuticals, mechanical systems, automotive and other highly-technical segments.
MultiLing's efficient and transparent processes, sanctioned by a worldwide EN 15038 certification, ensure our clients are aware of the status of their translations via local-language account managers in offices in Asia, North America and Europe.
MultiLing understands patents must meet strict filing guidelines instituted by each country. We are driven by unsurpassed quality, exceptional customer service, and on-time delivery.
By offering EPO and PCT validation and filing coupled with centralized processes, MultiLing can increase the quality of your international patents while enabling you to file more patents with no increase in budget.
MultiLing's processes, quality and delivery expectations are based on the idea that the world's innovators need translations that are as precise as the inventions themselves.
NetNames is part of Group NBT Ltd. Through its industry leading corporate domain name management, online brand protection, online security, anti-piracy and acquisitions services, the company is responsible for managing and protecting online brands for medium to large organizations, from all types of industries, across the globe.
Following the acquisition of Ascio Technologies and Envisional in 2007, and INDOM (France) in 2010, NetNames is Europe’s largest domain name management and online brand protection specialist.
NetNames is an ICANN Accredited Registrar with the ability to register domain names in all available suffixes worldwide. The company is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Cambridge, Copenhagen, Munich, New York, Nice, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Strasbourg and Zurich.
Nordic Patent Institute
Nordic Patent Institute is a partnership between the patent offices of Denmark, Norway and Iceland. Its patent search and analysis services draw upon the expertise of patent examiners in the Danish Patent and Trademark Office and the Norwegian Intellectual Property Office. Nordic Patent Institute has been appointed by WIPO to be a PCT Search and Preliminary Examination Authority.
Nordic Patent Institute offers a wide range of business services based on the philosophy of delivering high quality and customized products to meet the needs of our customers. Our services are performed by experienced experts who possess technical expertise, search expertise, and intellectual property rights experience.
OpSec Security GmbH
OpSec Security GmbH based in Munich, Germany is part of OpSec Security, Inc., which is a wholly-owned division of OpSec Security Group plc (London AIM: OSG). OpSec Security is the global leader in providing anti-counterfeiting technologies as well as solutions and services for physical and online brand protection to over 300 companies across industry sectors and over 50 governments worldwide. The Group operates manufacturing facilities and laboratories in the USA and the UK, and has sales operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please see www.opsecsecurity.com.
Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG was established in 1992 by its president Georg Papst. In 1993 the patent licensing firm acquired the entire patent portfolio of Papst-Motoren, the company founded by Georg Papst’s father Hermann Papst, and set out to take active action against patent infringements on the international level. Papst Licensing built up an international network of experts for monetizing infringed patents concluding over 150 license agreements with virtually all renowned companies in the IT and electronics industry. Georg Papst’s sons Constantin and Daniel followed into the business and today Papst Licensing offers practical support to third parties facing patent infringements of quality patents with the aim to secure licenses from infringers. Operating investor independent, Papst Licensing’s owner family is in the third generation of licensing and advancing innovation. In case no amicable resolution can be obtained Papst Licensing is determined and experienced in enforcing its rights in Court especially in the US and Germany.
Papula-Nevinpat is a globally recognized patent, trademark and design agency. In addition to our Finland-based global operations, Papula-Nevinpat has a strong foothold in the Eurasian territory with local offices in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Our attorneys will help you secure your exclusive rights anywhere in the world.
Patrafee – IPR Renewal Management & Software Solutions
Patrafee provides everything you need to manage and renew intellectual property rights more simply, securely and cost-effectively – from patent annuity services to IP management software. Our standing order service means you can forget about spending time on annuities and deadlines to maintain patents, trademarks, designs and domain names. We will continue to renew until such time you notify us otherwise – a solution that means the minimum of work for you, and the maximum security. Our IP Management software Patrawin is a comprehensive system for all handling of intellectual property rights – from application and through the IPR’s life cycle. To meet the needs of everyone from IPR holders to IP law firms, this easily installed software comes in two different versions:
Patrawin Enterprise is a complete software solution for companies’ IP departments. It supports handling of all IP matters with adaptable family overview and features powerful report functions, electronic document management, automatic generation of deadlines, inventor rewards module to mention a few functions.
Patrawin Professional is a software solution developed to simplify the everyday business at IP law firms. It supports handling of all IP matters and features time registration and invoicing module, electronic document management, automatic generation of letters and deadlines to mention a few features.
Founded in 2002, PicScoutT is an information company that commands the world's largest index of fingerprinted and owner identified images. From this asset base, PicScout enables clients to both protect and promote image usage across digital platforms and devices by using the company's proprietary and highly scalable image recognition fingerprinting technology.
As the global leader in image tracking, enabler of client image monetization services, and the standard for image credit, PicScout created the image copyright protection marketplace through its widely used ImageTrackerT product and is now leading the way for image commerce to become a legitimate Internet economy.
Getty Images, a leading creator and distributor of visual content and other media, acquired PicScout in April of 2011. The acquisition was driven by the opportunity to grow and expand PicScout's business to the benefit of contributors, customers and the industry as a whole.
Raul César Ferreira (Herd.), S.A.
Raul César Ferreira (Herd.), S.A., founded in 1929 is one of the leading companies in Portugal in the industrial property field.
The Patent department have expertise in several technical areas (chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, mechanical engineering, etc.) and knowledge of drafting, prosecution, enforcement and litigation.
The Trademark department have also expertise in searches and search opinions, prosecution, enforcement and oppositions in National, Community and International trademarks and litigation. Correspondence with clients and colleagues all over the world is done in Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish and Italian languages.
Sandel, Løje & Partnere
Sandel, Løje & Partnere is a specialised IP boutique law firm and one of the leading Danish IP law firms located in Copenhagen.
Our main business areas are:
- Trademark and design prosecution and enforcement
- Patent litigation
- Licensing and transactions involving IP
- Unfair competition
- Internet matters
We only handle matters related to Intellectual Property Law, Competition Law, Internet Law and Marketing Practice Law. Our firm handles trademark and design prosecution as well as disputes within the fields mentioned above worldwide. We believe that it is an advantage to our clients that we focus on only these fields of law and at the same time combine trademark and design prosecution with legal representation in lawsuits, contract negotiations etc. We also handle patent counselling and litigation. The firm is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court and also handles matters before the European Court of Justice.
Our client portfolio includes a number of large Danish and foreign clients specialised within IT, clothing, food and medicine. We offer these clients advice regarding registration of trademarks and designs world wide, Internet conflicts as well as with the drafting of contracts and representation in lawsuits in Denmark as well as abroad. We have for some years been the largest filers of CTM and RCD applications in Denmark. As part of our business we represent a number of Fortune 500 US companies before OHIM.
Sandel, Løje & Partnere has grown organically during the first 10 years and now consist of 25 employees and partners who constitutes one of the most essential players on the Danish market for counsels regarding trademarks and designs who on a continuous basis conducts a large number of legal proceedings for clients at home and abroad.
At Sandel, Løje & Partnere we put the client in the center. Our vision is to assist our clients in implementing the intellectual property right in their business strategy so that the clients are always aware of their possibilities and choices and get the full benefit of this branch of jurisprudence. We have a holistic approach to IP protection and takes great pride in combining advice related to all issues of IP protection.
We aim at being the best in our field and ensuring that we constantly have the best qualifications to assist our clients with counseling in both Denmark and abroad.
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.
The IP & Science business is a global provider of information solutions to assist professionals at every stage of research and development and ensure they maintain and extract maximum value from their intellectual assets.
Our intellectual property (IP) solutions are used by customers worldwide across the IP lifecycle to drive innovation, enable collaboration and get to market faster; protect patents, trademarks and other intellectual property; and tie their IP to their corporate strategy to maximize the value of their portfolio. For more information about IP solutions from Thomson Reuters, please visit ip.thomsonreuters.com.
Tosetto Weigmann & Associati
Tosetto, Weigmann e Associati, established in 1877, has in the last decades expanded the scope of its practice.
The firm’s offices are in Milan, Turin and in Rome. The firm has 15 equity partners and more than 40 lawyers amongst associates and trainees. All the firm’s lawyers have at some stage of their career been involved in diverse areas of business practice, in order to be able to provide clients with comprehensive legal advice even in the most complex areas of law. However, all the members of the firm have specialised skills in those specific areas to which they devote most of their time.
The firm provides clients with legal advice and assistance, including in litigation and arbitration. Assistance is also provided in English, French, German and Spanish also thanks also to a robust network of relationships with foreign law firms.
The IP / IT department is one of the top areas of practice. The firm assists on a continuous basis primary Italian and foreign Clients in cases relating to patents, trademarks, copyright, unfair competition, industrial design, advertising, IT and privacy. The IP / IT department is composed by high-experienced lawyers and is led by prof. Marco Ricolfi, an IP professor at the University of Turin, who directs the LL.M. in IP jointly offered by WIPO and the University of Turin and is author of publications, in English, German and Italian, in IP law.
The firm is member of the Parlex Group and of the related IP / IT special interest group. The Parlex Group is a E.E.I.G. established in 1971, bringing together practices specializing in commercial law. It now has members in most European countries and affiliate members in U.S.A., China and Israel. Its secretariat is based in London.
Trevisan & Cuonzo Avvocati
Trevisan & Cuonzo, established in 1993, is one of the leading Italian law firms and its clients include many technologically advanced and innovative businesses operating worldwide. The firm offers a complete range of commercial services and specialises in a wide range of industrial sectors including, life sciences, electronics, chemical, automotive, alimentary, energy, telecommunications, media and information technology. The practice is well known internationally for its success in commercial and intellectual property litigation.
The firm is very well-equipped to handle a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial transactions as well as national and cross border litigation which often demands multidisciplinary skills. Over 60% of the firm's work has an international dimension. All mother tongue Italian lawyers are all able to correspond in English and many are fluent in a third language including French, Spanish and German. The firm considers these skills paramount in light of the significant number of cross-border transactions and multi-jurisdictional disputes it handles
Uppdragshuset was founded in the year 2000 with the vision to deliver smart support in the innovation process, focusing on the IPR instruments. We are specialists in searching and evaluating technical information in order to provide practical business advices. All our IPR consultants have experience as examiners at a Patent Office, and thus extensive competence in interpretation of claiming and inventive step.
We perform database searches and patentability analysis according to the customer's specific needs. In addition to standard novelty searches, we are known worldwide for our performance in Freedom To Operate analysis, Validity searches and IP-mappings. With our experience we may assist the customers by providing relevant documentation and qualified analysis results.
Via our web based tool ArchiveOnline (www.archiveonline.se), we also support the customers in setting up work flows for monitoring. ArchiveOnline also supports the delivery of documents, interactive communication between users, setting up annotation fields and automatic trigger points for management of the company's in-house documentation.
WhiteKnight Consulting work with leaders of corporate IP departments to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their IP operations.
Whether your objective is to reduce cost, improve efficiency, flexibility or reduce operational risk, we can help.
With a decade of experience delivering improvements for many of the worlds largest global IP departments, we have accumulated significant knowledge. Throughout this time we have benchmarked operational best-practices; developed proprietary approaches to solving problems; and, continue to maintain proprietary knowledge-bases on IP software management systems, renewals vendors and other solution providers including IP firms. This saves our clients time, costs and significantly reduces risk.
WhiteKnight is independent of any software provider, renewals agent, IP firm or third party provider. This allows us to provide our clients with unbiased, honest and impartial advice. We believe this to be particularly important when sourcing a renewals vendor, IP Management software, electronic filing system or e-billing system.
WIKBORG REIN is one of Norway's leading law firms with more than 220 lawyers in Oslo, Bergen, London, Singapore, Kobe and Shanghai.
The firm has a strong IP practice with a particular focus on patent and trade mark litigation. Wikborg Rein's IP practice, being among the leading in Norway, provides legal services within the whole range of intellectual property. The lawyers of the IP group are among the leading in Norway and have received recognition in international rankings. Wikborg Rein received the Managing Intellectual Property Norway "IP firm of the Year" award for 2011.
The lawyers of the group act on behalf of global and Norwegian clients in most industrial sectors, such as pharmaceuticals, branded consumer goods, the offshore industry and research institutions. Clients include companies like Teva/Ratiopharm, Actavis, Philips and Transocean.
In patent litigation the lawyers of the Wikborg Rein IP group have appeared on one of the sides in approx 50% of the cases heard before Norwegian courts during the last years, and in most of the land mark cases.
The lawyers of the IP group also assist clients in matters relating to licensing unfair competition, design and marketing law, as well as regulatory issues.
Wragge & Co
Wragge & Co is an international law firm providing a full range of legal services to clients worldwide. With 42 dedicated IP lawyers based in Birmingham, London, Munich, Paris and Guangzhou, as well as offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the team “provides a high-quality and seamless IP service to national and international clients.” (Chambers 2012). We advise many leading businesses on their IP requirements including Astex Therapeutics, Dyson, Microsoft, Mothercare and Unilever.
The vast majority of the work we do is for international clients or for clients based in the UK with multi-jurisdictional issues. We’ve worked directly in most of the world's leading jurisdictions, including the US, Germany, Japan, Australia and Canada.
Whether it’s handling clearance on new brands, auditing IP portfolios, clearing designs, patent enforcement, anti-counterfeiting strategies, steering clients through pharmaceutical regulations or maximising IP in developing economies, our expert lawyers have a solution.
Zacco is Europe's largest intellectual property consultancy with a turnover exceeding EUR 110 million and with approximately 550 employees, many of whom are European Patent, Trademark and/or Design Attorneys. Zacco covers all technical and legal areas within intellectual property and assists clients with technical, legal and strategic advice, including handling of conflicts and litigation. In addition to assistance in protecting intellectual property rights, Zacco also offers its clients strategic advice aimed at increasing their competitive edge through a professional exploitation of these rights. The company’s history goes back to the 19th century and has always had a strong international profile. Zacco has ten offices in five European countries (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany and the Netherlands).
ZenFile is the world leader in tailored solutions for international patent filing through PCT National Phase Entry, European Validation, and Direct National Filing (Paris Convention). ZenFile reduces the costs of foreign filing by providing an efficient, streamlined system and advantageous cost structure for its clients.
ZenFile manages a cohesive network of prominent IP firms that covers a broad range of jurisdictions. Our commitment to quality and service and preferred pricing is unmatched. ZenFile has reduced client’s foreign filing spend by upwards of 30 percent while simultaneously streamlining the entire foreign filing process.
ZeusIP is a full service IP boutique law firm based out of India and providing services in the entire subcontinent including Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives.
ZeusIP offers full range of counseling, prosecution, licensing and litigation expertise in all areas of IP including patent, design, trademark, copyright, geographical indications, internet related disputes, e-commerce, and protection of trade secrets. We are proud of our track record of delivering exceptional legal services, facilitating the launch of innovative new products and services and, most of all, helping our clients to achieve their ambitious business goals.
The Firm’s specialist trade mark and copyright department is renowned for the quality of services offered. Comprising some of the best minds in the industry, ZeusIP offers its clients the full range of services from trade mark counseling to enforcement and litigation. Our lawyers service clients from a broad range of industries and pride themselves in configuring their approach to best suit a client’s specific needs. We take time to know our client and this reflects in our work. The firm also regularly assists clients on transactional matters and is especially strong on issues related to assignments, licensing and franchising.
The patent department comprises of highly qualified patent agents and attorneys with science/technology degrees from one of the top schools in India in electronics/electrical, information technology, chemistry and material science, mechanical, and pharmaceutical/biotech. Due to our strong technology base and a good understanding of patent laws, we ensure a more clearer understanding of new inventive concepts, while simultaneously evaluating business goals and counseling on the legal limits of protection available in a relevant technology field.
ZeusIP regularly represents its clients in numerous suits involving claims of patent, trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition and false advertising in various courts and tribunals throughout the country. The firm’s litigation team is closely supported by lawyers handling the client portfolio so the client always gets the best possible representation in Court.
Zivko Mijatovic and Partners
ZMP is a full service Intellectual Property Law Firm. Through the network of ZMP Offices across Central and Eastern Europe ZMP is able to provide overall protection of all Intellectual Property rights including both prosecution and enforcement of such rights. Furthermore, ZMP Alicante Office provides full service in relation to European Community Trademarks (CTMs) and Registered Community Designs (RCDs).
ZMP’s constant presence in all the countries of Central Eastern Europe, allows them to provide the clients with immediate and simultaneous service in different countries of the region, by simply contacting one of the offices. That is why the service ZMP provides is unique in the region.
ZMP has offices and provides protection of all Intellectual Property Rights in the following countries:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Slovak Republic
- CTM – Alicante, Spain
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