Sponsors & Partners

SPONSORS

Arendt & Medernach

Arendt & Medernach

Arendt & Medernach is the leading independent business law firm in Luxembourg. The firm’s international team of 325 legal professionals represents clients in all areas of Luxembourg business law, with representative offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, New York and Paris. Our service to clients is differentiated by the end to end specialist advice we offer, covering all legal, regulatory, taxation and advisory aspects of doing business in Luxembourg.

www.arendt.com/pages/default.aspx
CRAVATH  SWAINE & MOORE LLP

CRAVATH  SWAINE & MOORE LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is the firm of choice for clients around the world facing their most difficult and critical corporate and litigation matters. Our lawyers are trained across multiple disciplines, which enables them to think outside the box and achieve creative and comprehensive solutions to complex legal issues, regardless of subject matter, industry or client role. Our credibility and extensive trial experience also gives us a strategic advantage in all stages of a matter.

www.cravath.com/
Accuracy

Accuracy

Accuracy is the leading totally independent operator that can offer companies and their shareholders a global reach in financial consultancy services.

www.accuracy.com
Bergstein Abogados

Bergstein Abogados

Bergstein is a full-service law firm established in 1957 that combines more than 60 years of experience, with the drive and the energy of a young team of lawyers, public notaries and accountants who make the firm. The structure is large enough to handle large cross-border transactions, yet sufficiently flexible to address each client’s special needs. Bergstein is widely recognized for its impeccable integrity. Professional rankings invariably recognize Bergstein as one of the leading law firms in Uruguay.

www.bergsteinlaw.com/es
Daniel Legal & IP Strategy

Daniel Legal & IP Strategy

Daniel Legal & IP Strategy, the largest woman-owned law firm in Latin America, leads the way in complex IP, portfolio management, high-stakes litigation, and commercial and business transactions. Daniel has extensive experience across all industries. Our customized teams provide each client deep industry knowledge and expert advice on both the challenges and the opportunities of doing business in Brazil. From our Blockchain Desk to our Women in Tech Incubator, Daniel leads where the law meets innovation.

Bureau Joseph

Bureau Joseph

Pioneers of the Middle East and North African regulations for over 70 years, Bureau Joseph is an IP firm offering unsurpassed expertise and experience. With services extending to Africa, Asia, and the entire Middle East, we offer a full range of specialties to protect and enforce your IP. Working with some of the most prominent national and international organizations spanning a wide array of fields around the world – our commitment to accuracy and detail has ensured our clients’ success and protection.

www.bureaujoseph.com/about-us/
WARDE ADVOGADOS

WARDE ADVOGADOS

Warde Advogados is a law firm dedicated to highly complex corporate, securities and finance law issues. This firm was established in 1996, and has been involved in important cases related to the economic development and the consolidation of the legal institutions in Brazil. Warde Advogados has contributed to the development of projects in the fields of law, politics, culture and arts and in others of public and social interest.

www.warde.com.br/en/index.html
CASALONGA

CASALONGA

CASALONGA is a dynamic leading European IP law firm with offices in France, Germany and Spain. In January 2018, CASALONGA became the first French firm gathering in one single entity lawyers and patent and trademark attorneys. CASALONGA builds strong relationships with its clients to obtain, protect and defend their IP rights in any field. CASALONGA has been assisting inventors and creators since 1867 and shall continue to pursue alliance of law and technical expertise in connection with any new challenge.

FITZPATRICK CELLA HARPER & SCINTO

FITZPATRICK CELLA HARPER & SCINTO

At Fitzpatrick, IP is not just a practice area – it is our sole focus. We have one of the premier patent litigation and prosecution practices and consistently appear in the list of top litigation and patent prosecution firms.

www.fitzpatrickcella.com/
FERRAIUOLI

FERRAIUOLI

Ferraiuoli LLC counts with a select staff of energetic and responsive attorneys, knowledgeable in a vast array of practice areas, such as corporate, environmental law, intellectual property, taxes, labor and employment, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ferraiuoli’s members identified intellectual property and corporate law as its niche market and set out to build a full-service practice with the most qualified professionals available. This practice is what differentiates Ferraiuoli from other firms.

www.ferraiuoli.com
BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY

BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a full-service law firm with approximately 500 lawyers and government relations professionals. We are recognized as a “powerhouse national law firm” by the National Law Journal and a “go-to law firm” by Corporate Counsel Magazine.

www.bipc.com/
LADAS & PARRY

LADAS & PARRY

Ladas & Parry represents owners of IP at every stage. From our U.S. & European offices, we have managed high-profile, domestic & global IP portfolios for more than 100 years, applying a deep understanding of local nuances, native language proficiency, & a bench of foreign-qualified professionals with specialized knowledge to anticipate pitfalls not otherwise apparent. Our business-friendly approach supports client objectives within budgetary requirements, while maximizing value of IP assets.

https://ladas.com/
Simon Associés

Simon Associés

Founded in 1992, Simon Associés (www.simonassocies.com) is a full-service business law firm with 6 integrated offices in France & the French West Indies, as well as in 12 French cities via the Simon Avocats network. The Firm developed an international activity through agreements entered into with 33 foreign law firms. This organization gives increased capacity to service its French & foreign clients (from start-ups to listed companies) around the world. Simon Associés operates in all sectors of activity.

www.simonassocies.com/
ALTANA

ALTANA

Altana is a Paris-based independent business law firm. Committed to the dual practice of counsel and litigation, we combine strong legal expertise with deep knowledge of our clients’ activities. Agile and innovative, we provide tailor-made solutions and strategies that respond to current needs and anticipate developments in an ever-changing business environment. Our clients, mainly corporations and international groups, rely on our insight on the French market, institutions, administrations and courts.

www.altanalaw.com/
Basham, Ringe Y Correa  

Basham, Ringe Y Correa  

Basham, Ringe y Correa is a full service law firm with strong presence in Latin America. Basham established in Mexico in 1912, has more than 100 years of experience assisting clients in doing business throughout Mexico and abroad. Basham’s lawyers actively participate in worldwide associations, as well as in international transactions. This in turn improves the firm’s growing capacity to serve its clients by constantly adjusting to the dynamics of the global business environment for over a century.

Nera Economic Consulting

Nera Economic Consulting

NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts in economics, finance, accounting and quantitative methods, working on complex business and legal challenges. We provide expert testimony, reports, studies, sophisticated strategic advice, and policy recommendations in contested matters before courts, arbitral tribunals, regulators, and legislative bodies. Our areas of expertise include competition, intellectual property, finance, securities markets, telecommunications, energy, and pharmaceuticals.

www.nera.com/index.html
PWC US

PWC US

PwC’s Forensic Services team of experienced professionals is dedicated to meeting the challenges caused by fraud allegations, financial crimes and other irregularities. Our PwC Forensic Services portfolio of services includes: Financial Crime Examinations, Forensic Technology Solutions, Regulatory Compliance Reviews, Fraud Risk Management and Fraud Prevention, Dispute Analysis and Litigation Support. For more information visit www.pwc.com/us/forensics.

www.pwc.com/us/en/index.jhtml
UHTHOFF

UHTHOFF

Uhthoff is a clear leader amongst IP firms in Mexico. For over a century the firm has been providing legal services to clients around the globe. The firm is the most prestigious and recognized law firm in the country, with an undeniable track record of success across a spectrum of services in an array of different industries. The combined expertise of our legal and technical staff with the insight that drives the clients’ passion for innovation – this is what sets the firm apart.

www.uhthoff.com.mx/
Pardini & Asociados

Pardini & Asociados

Pardini & Asociados is a leading Panamanian Law Firm with 35 years of experience. We provide legal counsel in areas such as Aviation, Petroleum, Energy, Mining, Hotels & Resorts, Real Estate, Shipping, IP, Insurance and Reinsurance, M&As, Banking, Corporate, Transactional, Securities, Antitrust and Competition, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Construction, International Tax Planning, Litigation and Immigration. Some of our clients are FedEx, Chevron, Engie Solar, Lufthansa, National Bank of Abu Dhabi.

www.pardinilaw.com/
Calderon & De La Sierra

Calderon & De La Sierra

In Calderon & De La Sierra we have a firm commitment to support the community in the legal field, through Corporate Social Responsability. We focus our resources on projects that have a positive effect on the community. We also encourage our staff to work Pro Bono, volunteer and engage in community activities.

Derains & Gharavi International

Derains & Gharavi International

Derains & Gharavi is a boutique law firm that focuses on international arbitration exclusively. The firm was founded in 2009 in Paris, and has offices in Washington, D.C. and Beirut. The arbitration specialists of Derains & Gharavi have handled hundreds of arbitrations all over the world, as counsel, arbitrator and expert, spanning a broad spectrum of commercial and foreign investment disputes.

www.derainsgharavi.com/
RATTAGAN MACCHIAVELLO AROCENA

RATTAGAN MACCHIAVELLO AROCENA

Full service law firm that provides advice and support to large and medium-size international companies with a presence or interests in Argentina. The Firm was founded in 2005. With 50 lawyers who are at least fully bilingual (Spanish and English), a "hands on" approach by partners and a strong client base from North America, Europe and Brazil, it ranks among the top ten firms doing international work out of Buenos Aires.

www.rmlex.com/en/
RSM

RSM

RSM US LLP is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services and a member of RSM international, providing us access to more than 43,000 people in 120 countries. Our financial investigations and dispute advisory services practice provides objective insight and support to clients and their counsel involved with financial reporting and disclosure issues, asset misappropriation, regulatory matters, white collar defense, commercial disputes and matters of anti-trust.

rsmus.com/litigation?
Studio Torta

Studio Torta

Established in 1879, Studio Torta provides comprehensive and worldwide services related to IP matters from registration to enforcement. Studio Torta has an impressive domestic and international client base, ranging from large multinational corporations to SMEs in all technology fields. Focus on quality, pro-active team approach and ability to provide customized services are recognized key features of the firm.

www.studiotorta.it/home.htm
Gorodissky & Partners

Gorodissky & Partners

Russian IP boutique Gorodissky&Partners with headquarters in Moscow and branch offices in 10 Russian/1 Ukrainian cities remains heading top positions in every aspect of protection, disposal and enforcement of IP rights. Team of 140 IP professionals provides domestic/foreign clients and associates with comprehensive, professional and cost effective legal services relating to all IP matters.

gorodissky.ua/en/about
Hajji & Associés

Hajji & Associés

Hajji & Associés is an independent Moroccan law firm since 1996 with a high-level expertise in international business law, which implements modern management methods. Its activities cover international finance, M&A, renewable energy & infrastructure, IT law, commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm maintains privileged professional relationships with international law firms. Its clientele is composed of foreign international investors – mainly multinational companies from Anglo-Saxon countries.

ahlo.ma/en/
Jenner & Block

Jenner & Block

Jenner & Block is a destination law firm for complex commercial litigation and sophisticated transactional work. With more than a century of unrelenting client advocacy experience, clients around the world trust us with their most sensitive, strategic and consequential matters. We are defined by the exceptional results we produce, the values we share, the clients we serve and most importantly, our more than 500 lawyers, whose experience, professionalism and teamwork help clients achieve their goals.

https://jenner.com/
LEX FINANCE

LEX FINANCE

Lex Finance is an investment fund that invests in arbitration claims related to Latin America, Spain and Portugal, in exchange for a part of the proceeds. Due to our experience, complementary skills and network, we provide both economic resources and human capital to the benefit of our clients and investors.

www.lex-finance.com/
LOCONTE & PARTNERS

LOCONTE & PARTNERS

Loconte & Partners (based in Milan, London, Rome, Bari and Padua) specializes in tax, legal, international consultancy and wealth management. The Firm consists of approx. 40 professionals, of which five partners. Its main principles are confidentiality and safety in long-term planning and management of family asset, through a multidisciplinary approach with a strong international attitude, aiming to create a trust-based relationship with clients, thanks to timely and accurate responses to their needs.

www.loconteandpartners.it/it
Gitti and Partners

Gitti and Partners

Gitti and Partners brings together talented attorneys, with international background, who provide excellent independent legal advice in connection with complex and sophisticated transactions. Our professionals have specific expertise in the areas of M&A and Private Equity, Capital Markets, Banking & Restructuring, Structured Finance, Real Estate, Energy, Litigation, Tax, Regulatory, Life Sciences, Labour,ICT/IP. We are committed to providing high quality services in the most efficient and timely fashion.

www.grplex.com/en
IPSIDE

IPSIDE

Né du rachat de plusieurs entités (Ravina, Poupon, Schmit-Chrétien), IPSIDE compte parmi les acteurs majeurs dans le domaine de la propriété intellectuelle en France depuis près de 40 ans. Les 80 collaborateurs, dont 14 juristes, 22 ingénieurs et 4 avocats, se répartissent dans 8 agences en France et 4 à l’international. Par an, IPSIDE traite environ 400 demandes de brevets et 1500 dépôts de marques. IPSIDE compte parmi ses 8.000 clients, des startups, TPE/PME, instituts de recherche et grands groupes.

https://www.ipside.cn/

PARTNERS

New York State Bar Association International Section

New York State Bar Association International Section

The International Section of the New York State Bar Association is dedicated to the promotion of the international practice of law and the support of the rule of law throughout the world. The Section was founded 20 years ago and has approximately 2000 members. Many of them are licensed attorneys in other states of the US, or other countries. All licensed attorneys who are resident or non-resident members of the New York State Bar Association are invited to join the Section.

www.nysba.org/Sections/International/Join_This_Section/Join_The_International_Section.html
Talklaw Global

Talklaw Global

TalklawGlobal specialises in the corporate counsel segment of the legal sector by publishing topical comparative law and management articles, reports and surveys.

www.talklawglobal.com/
NYSBA IP Law Section

NYSBA IP Law Section

The Intellectual Property Law Section of the NYSBA introduces members of our Association to the interesting and growing areas of law which make up Intellectual Property Law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and Internet intellectual property law issues. They provide educational programs, other activities and invite the participation of attorneys, law students and non-lawyer members of the business community.

https://www.nysba.org/IPL/
Lawdragon

Lawdragon

Lawdragon is a legal media company that provides free online news and editorial features – including our well-known guides to the nation’s leading lawyers – as well as content, marketing and branding services for lawyers and firms through our Lawdragon Press division.

www.lawdragon.com/
AIPPI

AIPPI

AIPPI has been “Shaping IP for 120 Years”. It is the oldest global association for the protection of intellectual property and has the respect and ear of governments and global organizations, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization and the World Trade Organization.

aippi.org/about-aippi/
American Arbitration Association

American Arbitration Association

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is a not-for-profit organization with offices throughout the U.S. AAA has a long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court. The AAA role in the dispute resolution process is to administer cases, from filing to closing.

https://www.adr.org/
Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Association (APIPA)

Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Association (APIPA)

Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Association is an Intellectual Property Association located in Chutung, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Intellectual Property Associations typically provide resources for individuals who are interested in learning more about creating, protecting, or utilizing Intellectual Property.

www.apipa.org.tw/z51.php
IP Close Up

IP Close Up

IP CloseUp is a leading source of news and perspective for people interested in the business of intellectual property. Decision-makers regularly turn to IP CloseUp to get the latest news and ideas on patents, people and transactions, and the trends that affect them. The blog has generated more than 60,000 visits.

https://ipcloseup.com/tag/intellectual-property/
Institut Européen Entreprise et Propriété Intellectuelle

Institut Européen Entreprise et Propriété Intellectuelle

IEEPI (European Institute for Entreprise and Intellectual Property) was established in 2004 at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry and the INPI. The Institute develops training on strategic and managerial aspects of intellectual property for businesses, especially SMEs, public research organizations, universities and IP practitioners.

https://www.ieepi.org/