Anaqua provides IP management software and services to some of the world’s leading IP owners. ANAQUA Enterprise for large IP owners; ANAQUA Express for smaller IP teams; ANAQUA Element for cloud-based IP management; ANAQUA Essential for law firms; ANAQUA Services for IP maintenance payments, filing services and scanning services. ANAQUA is designed for all types of IP, including inventions, patents, trademarks and more. Anaqua manages the full IP lifecycle and is a completely web-based system with automated workflow, integrated document and email management and advanced query and reporting. It is designed to enhance business productivity and IP visibility for all participants in the IP management process.
At Baker & McKenzie, we match emerging IP challenges with sophisticated and cost-effective solutions. Taking a strategic approach to IP management, we leverage unparalleled global reach and cutting-edge processes and technologies to help our clients protect – and optimize – the value of intellectual property.
Our global areas of practice include:
-Trademark filing and portfolio management -Trademark litigation -Copyright protection -Patent prosecution and enforcement -Anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy -Licensing, transfer and commercial exploitation of IP
For over 50 years, we have served as trusted advisors to global market leaders in technology, luxury brands, entertainment, media, consumer products, pharmaceuticals and life sciences. Our team of nearly 400 IP lawyers in more than 40 countries offers innovative and commercially sound advice to help manage, enforce and protect our clients IP assets in the most challenging jurisdictions. In 2013, Chambers Global, publisher of the world’s leading guides to the legal profession, named Baker & McKenzie Global Law Firm of the Year for Intellectual Property.
Core products and services:
- Patent application preparation and prosecution - Design around counseling - IP opinions - IP litigation - Trademark procurement and enforcement
Founded in January 2012, the BrooksGroup has established a culture of excellence from which outstanding intellectual property professionals passionately represent the interests of our clients - a new firm with professionals who strive to be the best of the best.
We are fortunate to represent some of the fastest moving, most innovative, and largest companies in the world - true world class competitors. We understand that intellectual property is an extremely important asset to our clients, and we protect it as such. Our professionals are keenly aware that one sentence, or even a single word, in a patent or during prosecution can determine the course of claim construction and can mean the difference between a billion-dollar award and an adverse judgment.
We continually train our professionals based on recent developments in the law and arm them with the latest strategies and techniques to minimize the risk of our clients' intellectual property being narrowly construed. We also routinely use these strategies and knowledge to counsel our clients in fair fights and in taking advantage of the shortcomings of their competition's counsel in patent procurement.
Our services include patent and trademark procurement, IP litigation, opinions and transactions.
Dentons is a global firm driven to provide you with the competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace. We were formed by the March 2013 combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton.
Dentons is built on the solid foundations of three highly regarded law firms. Each built its outstanding reputation and valued clientele by responding to the local, regional and national needs of a broad spectrum of clients of all sizes – individuals; entrepreneurs; small businesses and start-ups; local, regional and national governments and government agencies; and mid-sized and larger private and public corporations, including international and global entities.
Now clients benefit from more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals in 79 locations in 52 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and CIS, the UK and the US who are committed to challenging the status quo to offer creative business and legal solutions.
We Patent the Future
At the heart of humanity’s ongoing pursuit of innovation is the promise of a better tomorrow through technology. Dilworth IP’s focus is to protect that promise through patent and trademark prosecution and other vital intellectual property services, ensuring you have the freedom to innovate and bring your ideas to the world.
By attracting team members with significant in-house legal experience at multi-national companies, Dilworth IP was founded as an IP firm that recognizes and responds to the pressures and demands that in-house counsel face daily. With this vision, Dilworth IP functions as an extension of your in-house legal team by delivering the attention and focus to projects that often elude larger firms. By listening well, we provide the legal counseling, worldwide portfolio management, transactional and agreement support, and patent and trademark prosecution services needed to protect your business and its promise for tomorrow.
Dilworth IP has assembled an impressive team of partner-level attorneys with focused experience in the chemical, biotech, pharmaceutical, material science, medical device, consumer products, software, electronics, and semiconductor industries. We couple this experience with strong academic and technical backgrounds. Our attorneys speak the language of innovation, quickly grasping the nuances of your complex technologies and capturing the IP protection you deserve. With an average of 20+ years of experience practicing IP law, Dilworth IP's practitioners understand technology and the importance of protecting it well.
EverEdgeIP is a global intangible asset advisory and transaction specialist. We assist senior management, Boards & investors to identify, manage and generate value from intangible assets.
We employ more of the World’s top intellectual property strategists than any other firm globally. With offices in San Diego, London, Sydney and Auckland we provide international reach and deep technical and commercial experience around the globe.
Our track record of over 900 completed client engagements spans the full spectrum of business sizes, stages, and industries; from the Fortune 100 to ambitious startups.
Our practice is multi-disciplinary, integrated and embraces the full range of intangible assets: content, data, code, patents, brand, domain names and confidential information. Although we employ patent attorneys we do not file patents or trademarks, ensuring we provide clients with a unique, independent and strategic perspective on their intangible asset holdings, opportunities and risks. We deliver expertise, experience, objectivity and capacity.
This unique blend of experience in technology, law and business and our pragmatic and commercial approach has led us to become an expert adviser to the business leaders of the knowledge economy.
A key feature of our approach is how we view intellectual property and intangible assets and their place in the today's businesses. The world of commerce has changed profoundly in just a few short decades. While companies were once measured on the goods they manufactured or traded, today they compete in a marketplace of ideas, imagination and innovation. Never before has the ingenuity in an organisation — the processes, inventions, creativity and intelligence of its people — been as commercially critical, as ﬁnancially valuable or as strategically fundamental to business strategy.
Hence a key aspect of our client engagements is providing CIPOs and General Counsels an independent and supporting voice at senior management and board levels to place intellectual property and intangible assets at the forefront of business strategy, where they belong and where they are most valuable. In short, we help today's business leaders harness tomorrow's greatest ideas.
Fish & Richardson is a global intellectual property (IP) firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists offering extensive experience practicing IP strategy, counseling, licensing, IP litigation, and commercial litigation. We are one of the few firms to receive top honors as a “Powerhouse” for complex patent work and the most favored IP boutique. When it comes to building durable patents that protect our clients’ innovations, industry experience and technical knowledge are as essential as legal know-how. We have more industry experience and a deeper technical understanding than any other firm: more than 300 of our attorneys hold undergraduate and graduate degrees in science and technology disciplines, including more than 75 PhDs. Our 12 strategically located offices support our clients’ patent needs globally, including 11 offices in the U.S. and a European office in Munich, Germany. As home to the European and German Patent Offices, as well as the German Federal Patent Court, our Munich office is geographically positioned to serve our clients around the globe. You can trust Fish to help you transform your creative ingenuity into business results. To learn more,
Across markets and diverse technologies, the nearly 200 attorneys of Foley’s Intellectual Property Department deliver practical advice and services to help you uphold your IP rights and achieve your business goals.
» To help your business better adapt to the accelerated pace of innovation and technology convergence, we identify ways to increase speed and efficiency in obtaining IP assets
» We leverage our collective experience, thought leadership, and knowledge of legislative, judicial, and procedural issues to counsel you on IP trends that will likely affect how you will grow and protect your IP portfolio
» We have 135 attorneys and nine patent agents/law clerks who are registered with the USPTO
» Among our 200+ attorneys, 90 percent have technical degrees and 40 percent have advanced degrees across various technologies
At Foley, we take a holistic approach to your IP legal solutions, and focus on helping you meet your immediate and long-term IP needs. As the clients we serve thrive, our IP Practice also has grown over the years. We have consistently represented leading innovators and owners of valuable IP assets, including the top U.S. patent owners recognized by IPO.
The IP services we offer clients include: strategic IP management; patent and trademark prosecution; advertising clearance; licensing and collaborations; IP due diligence to reexamination and post-grant review; opinions, enforcement, and litigation for patents, trademarks, copyrights, and advertising; and technology purchase and outsourcing agreements.
GTC Law Group is a boutique firm founded on the belief that IP interests should be a focus, and not an afterthought, in every business transaction. Our professionals have exceptional credentials and extensive experience focused in the following IP-centric practice areas:
· Mergers & acquisitions, IP due diligence, IP valuation and code-focused diligence
· Patent strategy, including portfolio development, defensive strategy, and patent acquisition and monetization transactions
· Cross-border IP transactions
· Licensing, outsourcing, joint ventures and other IP-related commercial agreements
· Data protection and privacy
· Brand management and copyright protection and exploitation
· Internet monetization and IP strategies
Industry-leading technology companies rely on GTC for high-stakes, strategic IP work. Our clients include Fortune 500 enterprises, technology start-ups, private equity and venture capital firms, artists, and industry consortia in the software, hardware, consumer electronics, telecommunications, industrial, life sciences, financial services, manufacturing, Internet, media & entertainment, and energy sectors.
At GTC, we believe that creating, acquiring, managing, and monetizing IP are strategic functions that should serve business strategy. We combine expert legal counsel and business insight with innovative approaches and proprietary methodologies to help our clients achieve their strategic business outcomes.
Hilco Streambank is one of the foremost authorities on intellectual property asset valuation and monetization. Hilco Streambank leverages its experienced team to advise and execute strategies for both healthy and distressed clients seeking to maximize the value of their IP assets including brands, trademarks, domain names, patents, copyrights, customer data and IP Addresses. Hilco Streambank has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for clients from sales of non-core IP.
As a Hilco Global company, there is also significant access to capital which can assist in getting deals completed.
Hilco Streambank is also well recognized as the authority when it comes to IP valuations for the IP lending community. Their IP valuations, based on real-time data, serve as the basis for their clients’ IP-based loans.
Innography provides patent search and intellectual property analytics software that helps the world’s leading patent owners, innovators and decision-makers drive more business value from IP investments. Correlating 100 million patent documents with financial, litigation, market and business data, Innography helps clients track competitors, uncover lucrative revenue sources, pre-empt litigation risk and stay abreast of innovation trends. With more than 350 global clients across all product industry categories, Innography is proud to achieve customer satisfaction far above the industry average. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Innography is a CPA Global company.
IPfolio provides next-generation, cloud-based IP Management software that helps with all aspects of creating and managing a corporate IP portfolio. IPfolio reduces administrative overhead, allows better visibility into the IP portfolio, facilitates collaboration and decision-making throughout global teams, and enables IP management at a strategic level by tying IP assets to products, markets, and revenue streams. A key differentiator is IPfolio's flexibility for easily tailoring the solution to each company's specific needs with custom fields and workflows, interactive reports and dashboards, and a fully configurable Inventor Portal. Founded in 2012 and headquartered at the San Francisco Bay, IPfolio is the fastest-growing player in its space today. IPfolio's solution is used by forward-thinking companies around the globe, from the world's hottest tech startups according to Forbes all the way to the Fortune 50.
McAndrews boasts one of the most highly regarded teams of intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and technology specialists in the United States. We offer a deep bench of experts in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition. All of our attorneys have a degree in science or engineering, and many have prior work experience in technology and IP-focused industries. We routinely handle cases that involve innovative and cutting-edge technologies in specialized industries. While best known for our record of litigation success, McAndrews is also recognized as a leading firm in IP procurement, post-grant proceedings, IP opinions and investigations, global portfolio management, IP development and licensing, M&A support, and design rights. Our clients include multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies, startups, and world-renowned universities. We offer an intense focus on IP and complex technology law, handling all types of work from bet-the-company litigation to day-to-day IP management. McAndrews is continually recognized and honored by respected legal and business media and IP organizations for our achievements in intellectual property law.
Minesoft, headquartered in London, is a private, profitable company since 1996. They provide a suite of patent-based search, analysis, alerting and distribution tools used by lawyers, information specialists, paralegals, licensing executives and business analysts from leading corporations, law firms, search firms and consulting firms.
Of particular interest to corporations is the unique private tool custom built for knowledge capture, sharing and alerting that is adding value to patent information that, until now, has either been impossible, or too expensive and labor intensive to implement. This provides the capabilities to “flatten”, share, and prevent the loss of valuable expert technical knowledge while not exclusively relying on public patent data.
MultiLing is the translator of the worlds' most important IP and technical documents in 80+ languages and 120+ countries. We provide source translation from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. Founded in 1988, MultiLing defines and drives best practices for advanced multinational translations. Our unique model combines highly specialized translators, a centralized management process, terminology management, quality control and proprietary technology. It ensures accurate, highly specialized and secure translation for global enterprises with highly technical demands. This model specifically addresses the needs of the patent, information technology, chemical, medical technology, biotechnology and automotive industries.
The Nordic Patent Institute is a partnership between the national patent offices of Denmark, Norway, and Iceland. We leverage the skills, tools, and capabilities of our 150 PCT Patent Examiners to provide customized prior art searching and assessment services to businesses and IP law firms. Our Examiners, as a minimum, have a Masters Degree in their science or technology area, have search fluency in English, French, German, and the Scandinavian languages, and are extensively trained in prior art searching and assessment. Additional language skills within our Examiners team provide us with the capability to search in over 30 languages. Our Examiners have full access to over 850 different databases which, collectively, provide our Examiners with the most comprehensive set of patent and non-patent databases. Our Examiners interact with the customer to ensure a good understanding of the customer’s needs. Before any work is done, the customer is provided with a firm quote on cost and delivery of the work. Patent Examiners are well educated, highly trained, and have substantial prior art search tools. Why limited this excellent resource to only when there is a patent application to be examined?
Promax Legal is a world leading patent search and analysis firm, offering innovative and strategic suite of IP support services to law firms, corporations, research institutions and IP professionals around the world. We provide exhaustive patent prosecution and litigation searches, infringement analysis/Licensing support, Patent Landscape Analysis, Competitor Analysis and R&D search & analysis support to our clients in almost all major technical domains. The research team at Promax Legal is comprised of lawyers, engineers and PhDs, many of whom have advanced degrees in a variety of scientific specialties. We blend the best techniques from human intelligence and top of line IP software solutions to ensure high quality, secure, process oriented and seasoned legal solutions, thus maintaining highest standard of client service and value.
Questel provides a comprehensive suite of web-based tools for productivity and collaboration dedicated to intellectual property, including patent search & analysis, benchmarking/valuation, competitive intelligence and a newly released Intellectual Asset Management solution. Established in 1978, Questel is present in more than 30 countries with offices in Paris, London, Bonn, Washington, Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Shanghai. Trusted by more than 5,000 companies worldwide and 100,000 users, our solutions target a large audience across the business development, R&D, legal, financial and licensing departments.
inovia instructs more foreign patents than anyone (over 12,000 country filings a year in over 120 countries), and have been instructing for over a decade with a perfect record. We work with corporations, law firms and sole patent practitioners nationalizing PCTs, validating EPs and directly filing via the Paris Convention, including all associated translations. We can use your preferred foreign agents, or a network of hundreds of top-tier agents we have established (and negotiated volume discounts with), always using your custom instructions. With monthly reminders, instant quotes (to make smart decisions), custom reporting (to help budget), and IAM/docketing/e-billing integration (to increase efficiency), inovia is an excellent complement to your business or practice. Let inovia be your tool for foreign filing and save hours per filing and a third of what you are currently paying, while knowing your inventions are in good hands.
Sonoda & Kobayashi was established in 1998 with the specific goal of creating an Japanese intellectectual property law firm having a more international, global outlook. Since then, we have grown to a multinational team of 80 experts in technology, law, languages, and international communication, and we have served companies from around the world. The high grant rate for patents and the winning record in litigation have provided us with an international reputation as one of the most reliable intellectual property law firms in Japan.
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is an intellectual property law firm of more than 180 professionals devoted to providing high value patent and trademark legal services. For nearly 40 years, we have helped companies build and enforce worldwide IP portfolios from our office in Washington, DC. Sterne Kessler has a proven track record at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, U.S. district courts, federal appeals courts, and the International Trade Commission.
Sterne Kessler provides a full range of IP services, including:
- Global patent and trademark preparation, prosecution and management
-USPTO litigation at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB ), including oppositions, reexaminations, interferences, inter partes reviews (IPR), covered business method (CBM), post grant review (PGR) proceedings, and derivation proceedings (DER)
- Patent and trademark litigation in U.S. district courts, state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States International Trade Commission
-Strategic patent and trademark portfolio development and portfolio management
-Opinions on patentability, freedom to operate, patent infringement, patent validity, and trademark clearance
-Advice on licensing, technology transfer, commercialization, monetization and due diligence; a number of our attorneys are Certified Licensing Professionals
Valipat offers Intellectual Property administrative services exclusively to IP Attorneys in corporations and in private practice. We have developed structured and packaged offers for:
• the validation of European patents • the entry into national/regional phase of PCT applications • the automated generation of Power of Attorney forms (> than 200 jurisdictions)
All of these services are offered and available at www.Valipat.com. We also offer a range of custom IP services, including IP Recordals, Data Verification and Custom Paralegal Support.
We have developed unprecedented expertise, capitalizing on our administration and IP practice knowledge to develop new services for the IP community. We deliver unmatched benefits in terms of cost and time savings. We also improve cash flow and profit margins by allowing you to focus on your core competencies, while we handle the related administrative tasks with the support of our streamlined and secure processes. Our web portal allows you to produce:
• Cost estimates (fixed & upfront) • Power of Attorney forms • Online progress follow-up
You save both time and costs without compromising on quality since we rely on a network of top Tier IP Firms who act as our Agents in all PCT member countries. These firms carry out the substantive work locally.