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Carpmaels & Ransford LLP is a leading European intellectual property firm which has been at the vanguard of intellectual property work for over 200 years. It has long-standing client
relationships in the Asia, North America and across Europe. The firm's patent work spans all areas of technology from life-saving pharmaceuticals to ground-breaking biotechnology, and
medical devices to consumer electronics. The firm is held in very high regard for its handling of patent revocation cases before the EPO and is top-ranked by the leading legal directories,including Managing IP (MIP), Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IAM Patent 1000.
With a vast experience in Europe and Germany and on an international level, Stolmár & Partner with its main office in Munich is a steadily growing IP law firm with at present 15 highly qualified patent, trademark and design attorneys and 30 paralegals and technical specialists. Our attorneys are admitted to practice before the European Patent Office (EPO), the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO), Germany's Federal Patent Court, the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). Further before the French (INPI), the Swiss (IGE), the Austrian Patent Office and the USPTO. Besides the Munich office, Stolmár & Partner has branch offices in Stuttgart, Murten (Switzerland) and most recently also in Seoul. Additional technical and scientific specialists provide in-depth competence in various technical areas. The technical focus of Stolmár & Partner is predominantly in the area of chemistry , materials science, pharmaceuiticals, IT/softwar, semiconductors, automotive and household appliances. A special focus of Stolmár & Partner are besides prosecution of patent and trademark cases patent opposition proceedings before the EPO, trademark opposition before the OHIM and invalidation (nullity) proceedings before the Federal Patent Court in patent and Trademark Cases and before OHIM in Trademark matters. Further, Stolmár & Partner is known for patent and trademark litigation in Germany and assistance in IPOs and M & A.
Gorodissky & Partners is the top IP boutique in Russia. 140 IP professionals provide a full range of IP services for domestic and international clients. With the headquarters in Moscow, Gorodissky & Partners has additional branch offices in St. Petersburg, N Novgorod, Krasnodar, Samara, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Perm (all in Russia) and Kiev (Ukraine).
Gorodissky & Partners deals with all types of IP in various business sectors, including aviation and automotive, banking and financial, biotechnology and life sciences, consumer products and retail, energy and utilities, hotels and leisure, mechanical and industrial, oil and gas, sports, media and entertainment, nanotechnology and telecoms.
Our patent/trademark attorneys provide clients and associates with professional and cost-effective services in a wide variety of practice areas: patenting, inventions and utility models, trademarks, service marks and appellations of origin, industrial designs, plant varieties, copyright, domain names, due diligence as well as patent searches, translation of patent and scientific-technical documents.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in the enforcement of IP rights, representing clients in courts, before administrative bodies, the police and customs authorities, providing transaction support, IP valuation and fulfilling due diligence regarding IP rights.
The firm’s patent/trademark attorneys and IP lawyers are members of AIPPI
, IFA, AIPLA
and the Russian Chamber of Patent Attorneys.
Awapatent is one of Europe’s leading consultancy firms in intellectual property. We strive to be the champion in IP for every client.
Our clients are innovation-intensive companies and include many of the world’s most well-known brands and patent portfolios. We help them turn their ideas and innovations into business opportunities. Our work is continuously awarded in different national and international rankings.
Awapatent’s 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 65 of them are European Patent Attorneys and 35 of them European Trademark or Design Attorneys.
Awapatent was founded in 1897 and has today 300 employees at 14 offices in Sweden, Denmark and Germany. In 2013 we reported sales of EUR 63.2 million.
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is the seventh largest intellectual property law firm in the United States. Located in Washington, D.C., for 36 years, the firm has helped companies strategize, build, license, leverage, and enforce worldwide IP portfolios, including strategic advice on portfolio strategies; counsel on worldwide oppositions, reexaminations, and inter partes reviews; litigation and appeals in U.S. district courts, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and United States International Trade Commission; and licensing and technology transfer. The firm is a leader in Patent Office litigation proceedings with involvement in nearly 250 cases at the United States Patent and Trademark Office to date. With respect to ITC investigations, there are only a few law firms in the United States that are qualified to represent you. Even fewer have the technical know-how, the depth of knowledge in patent law, and the commitment to service you’ll receive from Sterne Kessler. The Sterne Kessler team includes individuals that speak more than twenty different languages, including many key Asian languages spoken by parties often before the ITC.
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox 是全美第七大知识产权事务所。本所位于华盛顿特区，成立三十六年来，致力于为客户提供知识产权保护的战略制定以及实施,包括专利和商标申请，提供质疑 (oppositions)、复审 (reexaminations) 、多方复审 (inter partes reviews) 等法律程序；在美国联邦地方法院、联邦巡回上诉法院 、国际贸易委员会等机构就专利和商标侵权案进行起诉或辩护；以及为客户提供专利许可和技术转让等服务。本所在复审和多方复审领域居于领先地位，迄今已参与近250件案件的多方复审。本所在代理涉及国际贸易委员会的案件上也是独树一帜。我们的律师能够熟练运用包括中文在内的二十多种常用语言。
Minesoft is a global patent information solutions provider. Our solutions encompass IP research, monitoring and analysis, IP document retrieval, patent archiving and competitive intelligence systems.
Our strong in-house development team continually enhances a product range that is at the forefront of today’s patent information sector, including PatBase (a global patent database), Patent Order (a rapid patent document delivery service) and PatentArchive (a patent information management system).
Minesoft clients include leading patent-litigating law firms, patent attorneys, national patent offices and large corporations from around the world.
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.
Our practice is dedicated exclusively to intellectual property (“IP”), and we cover the spectrum of intellectual property services, including applying for patent and trademark protection, litigation, appeals, interferences, post-grant challenges (e.g., IPRs), alternative dispute resolution, licensing, opinions, corporate transactions and due diligence. The firm provides these services to clients from virtually every industry, including aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, chemicals, computers, consumer goods, electronics, energy, financial services, industrial equipment, manufacturing, marine, medical devices, nanotechnology, networks, pharmaceuticals, software, semiconductor technologies and telecommunications. As new technologies emerge, the firm is at the forefront in developing strategies for their intellectual property protection. Over 95% of the firm’s attorneys hold scientific or technical degrees and many also have substantial industry experience in various fields of technology including chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, software and computers.
Established in 2004, Beyond Attorneys at Law is one of China's leading intellectual property firms, helping clients’ businesses thrive in China by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. Authorized by the China Trademark Office, The State Intellectual Property Office, and the Beijing Bureau of Justice, the firm has a depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Asia, the Americas and Europe
Questel provides a comprehensive suite of web-based services for productivity and collaboration dedicated to intellectual property. Covering the entire innovation cycle, from idea to product, Questel’s offerings include:
- Competitive intelligence and technological landscape, Ideation management and innovation capture, Technology scouting and licensing-in, Invention management and prior-art searching, Portfolio management and pruning, Licensing-out and monetization.
Our comprehensive and unique collection of intellectual property databases can be analyzed, shared and archived. For each stage of innovation, we also offer consulting services as well as IP elearning.
Established in 1975, 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, its solutions target a large audience across the business development, R&D, legal, financial and licensing departments.
Questel提供一系列完整的在线知识产权服务以帮助用户提高生产力并加强内部合作,服务内容涵盖企业知识产权生命周期从创意到产品的所有相关解决方案：竞争情报与技术地图; 构思管理与发明捕捉; 专利技术挖掘与对内许可; 发明管理与现有技术检索; 专利组合管理与修剪; 对外许可与IP资本化。
Smart & Biggar is Canada's largest and highest-ranked firm practising exclusively in intellectual property and technology law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouverand Calgary. Related to Fetherstonhaugh - Canada's largest patent agency firm - through common partners, offices and personnel, we have been leaders in intellectual property and technology law for over a century. Our experience is unmatched and our goal is unwavering: to provide our clients with UNPARALLELED IP.
Founded in 1994, Lung Tin Intellectual Property Agent. Ltd. (“Lung Tin”), one of the first Chinese intellectual property firms approved by the government to represent international clients in China, is headquartered in Beijing with branch offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen, and representative offices in Osaka and New York. Since its establishment, Lung Tin has grown into a prominent full service IP firm, having a network of strategic alliances worldwide to provide clients with global IP services.
The firm currently has about 90 attorneys out of over 200 staffs. About one third of the staffs hold advanced degrees, and about two-third use English as their working language. In addition, Japanese, Korean, German and French are also the working language in Lung Tin International.
Stoel Rives LLP is a U.S. law firm, with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 12 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Stoel Rives is a leader in corporate, energy, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and construction, litigation, natural resources, real estate, renewable energy and technology law.