Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Bryce Leung on +852 6126 3601 or at bleung@GlobeBMG.com

Co-host

ITRI

LOGO_22mm-01_ITRI_USE THIS ONEITRI is one of the world’s leading technology R&D institutions and aims to innovate a better future for society. Based on its long-term partnership with various industry sectors, ITRI offers a wide range of services, from technical to business consultation, as well as the open lab and incubation for new ventures and emerging industries. ITRI has also incubated more than 300 innovative companies since 1973, including well-known names such as UMC and TSMC. Headquartered in Taiwan, ITRI has branch offices in the United States, Europe, and Japan to extend its R&D innovation across the globe. For more information please visit www.itri.org.

Sponsors

Gold sponsors

CPA Global

CPA Logo Master_new 300x300CPA Global is the world’s leading IP management and technology company. Trusted by many of the world’s most respected corporations and law firms, CPA Global empowers a global community to achieve excellence in IP management.

We support the day-to-day delivery of IP tasks and provide the right information at the right time, enabling professionals to make better IP decisions for the future.

Our integrated suite of IP software, services and information is underpinned by an outstanding global team of over 2,000 people, working together to help our customers deliver strategic value for the future of their organisations.

Clarivate Analytics

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Clarivate Analytics is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics in order to accelerate the pace of innovation. With a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and TechstreetClarivate Analytics is a new and independent company with a bold entrepreneurial mission to help clients to radically reduce the time taken to turn new ideas into life-changing innovations.


Faith Intellectual Assets

Faith IA logoFAITH Intellectual Assets, a global IP service provider specialising in intangible asset monetisation, was founded by experts recognised in the IAM Strategy 300. It has successfully monetised and managed more than 100,000 worldwide assets for the global top 500 technology enterprises and has expanded its operations to include offices in Taipei, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Beijing, Nanjing and Northeast China.

With decades of patent transaction experience, FAITH’s platform includes the top 100 patent buyers and sellers and provides accurate transaction matchings for both parties.

By means of its extensive patent monetisation experience, FAITH provides customised services, including technology transfer, comprehensive high-value patent construction, virtual in-house counsel, patent dispute negotiation assistance and consultancy.

In 2018, following China’s booming technology development and economic globalisation, FAITH launched a cross-disciplinary talent training programme with the aim of transmitting advanced IP knowledge and ideas to the innovation-driven market.

IAM Market

IAM-MarketAn online marketplace for buy and sell-side practitioners, IAM Market brings together people who see the commercial value of intellectual property and technology and want to do business together. IAM Market aims to simplify the IP transactions market, as well as making it more transparent.

It allows IP owners to profile their licensing, sales operations and technology transfer programmes, as well as provide details of specific rights that they are interested in transacting. Meanwhile, it allows IP buyers to search IP assets based on industry, technology and transaction type, while also facilitating requests for intellectual property and technology. IAM has no stake in or knowledge of the deals.

Silver sponsors

Anaqua

AnaquaAnaqua is a leading global provider of IP management and analytics software and services for organisations worldwide. Founded by IP leaders in 2004 and headquartered in Boston, with offices across Europe and Asia, Anaqua helps corporations and law firms to turn intellectual property into competitive advantage. Our ANAQUA software platform unifies critical tools, best practice workflows, data, documents and services into one efficient, intelligent environment, so that clients can operate more efficiently and make better decisions faster. Nearly 1 million IP professionals in over 150 countries use ANAQUA to manage more than $1 billion in intellectual assets. Many of the best-known brands and most innovative products were conceptualised, evaluated, protected and monetised through the ANAQUA platform. The expertise of our services and client services staff delivers successful solutions on time and on budget.

Bureau van Dijk

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Bureau van Dijk is a Moody’s Analytics company that combines company and patent information for IP management and strategy.

Our background is company information – specifically, private company information and company hierarchies.

Our new solution, Orbis Intellectual Property, links global patent data to companies and corporate groups in an unprecedented way, saving time and helping clients to make better quality decisions.

Our services include:

  • linking patent applicants (106 million at present) to a network of 250 million companies, allowing them to see companies’ extensive patent portfolios and their corporate groups;
  • providing an ownership timeline for all live patents, so that clients can assess trends and the commercial appeal of new technologies;
  • monitoring M&A transactions so that clients can see when a patent’s corporate owner is involved in a deal as a company or an acquirer and track deals in specific sectors and industries;
  • identifying standard essential patents in a company’s portfolio, so that clients can see which companies own these ‘foundation technology’ patents; and
  • delivering portfolio and patent valuations for granted live patents and tracking valuation trends over time.

 

Bronze sponsors

Nokia

 

NOKIA_LOGO_RGB_HRNokia is a global leader in creating the technologies at the heart of our connected world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.

 

From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.

Our valuable IP portfolio, built from more than €119 billion invested in R&D over the last two decades, spans more than 26,000 patent families. With active licensing programmes for smartphone, automotive and consumer electronics markets, we have more than 100 licensees, mainly for standards-essential patents.

MiiCs

LOGO_MiiCs-v1FMiiCs & Partners is one of Asia’s most reputable IP monetisation and management consulting firms. We focus on helping clients to optimise their patented assets and maximise their value. Our services include developing suitable patent monetisation and patent transaction strategies and we have successfully advised many clients on how to effectively generate value through the full range of services, including IP sales, acquisitions and licensing. Based in Greater China with an extensive global market network, MiiCs manages all patent sales matters for Foxconn technology group, as well as serving many other clients in Asia. Our branches in Taipei, Shenzhen and California allow us to provide comprehensive, thoughtful and timely services to clients.


Networking sponsors

Darts-ip

Darts-ip new tag lineDarts-ip is a global IP cases database. that Our IP case law database brings more than 3 million cases from over 3,000 courts to 30,000 IP professionals, every day.

Darts-ip was built on the belief that case law is powerful, and that this power should be leveraged to its fullest extent. Accessibility is the key to leveraging this power. The inability to rapidly search for and find comprehensive information from any jurisdiction has hindered IP professionals’ ability to effectively deploy the full power of case law.
Our exclusive document gathering structure, combined with our unique analysis capabilities, provides an unprecedented collection of IP case data.

Reddie & Grose LLP

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Reddie & Grose LLP is an internationally renowned firm of European and UK patent, trademark and design attorneys.

Our experienced team of more than 60 IP professionals based in London and Cambridge includes specialists in a wide range of technical disciplines. We offer services for a wide range of industries, with particular strengths in electronics and software, mechanical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Our trademark team provides specialist advice on branding and trademark work.

We have strong connections with China, where we frequently attend major conferences and client meetings. We understand the need to balance quality with a cost-effective service when protecting innovations in Europe and have a proven track record of obtaining registered rights for clients.

Whether it is a multinational seeking a global IP strategy, a start-up launching a new product or brand or an institution seeking protection for research results, we advise on the best IP strategy for each client and protect and maintain their rights worldwide.

Sagacious Research

SR Logo JPGSagacious IP is a leading award-winning IP research and consulting company that has been helping participants in the IP ecosystem through innovative solutions and services since 2008. Sagacious IP has served more than 1,000 clients from over 45 countries, with more than 10,000 projects in over 16 languages. 

Sagacious IP has been successfully solving business challenges for Fortune 500 companies, IAM Patent 1000 law firms, start-ups, investors, universities, licensing agencies and other participants in the IP ecosystem for the last eight years. Its services and solutions span across the IP lifecycle – from the development of an IP strategy, the creation of intellectual property, right up to maintenance and monetisation. 

It is powered by a technically brilliant talent pool of patent professionals in diverse technology areas including information communication technology, engineering, automotive, life sciences and chemistry. The patent professionals are trained by US and European patent attorneys and have multilingual expertise including Chinese, Japanese and Korean. 

Sagacious IP was awarded by CNBC TV18 in 2014 and named in Red Herring Top 100 Asia in 2015 for its outstanding achievements and innovative solutions. 

TT Affiliates

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TT Affiliates, a consortium of TT Consultants and XLPAT Labs, has cemented its place in the IP market and is regarded as a go-to association for any IP need. With more than a decade of extensive experience in IP rights, TT Affiliates is renowned for delivering quality solutions without compromising on cost or time and is a trusted partner of many top firms and Fortune 500 companies. TT Affiliates has won numerous awards, including being named Best Indian Search Firm by the Japan External Trade Organisation and Small Scale Industry of the Year at the 2012 Emerging India Awards, as well as one of the top 20 legal process outsourcing vendors.

 

Supported by

The Science & Technology Law Institute (STLI)

logo STLIThe Science & Technology Law Institute (STLI) of the Institute for Information Industry (III) is a think tank devoted to the development of science and technology laws and policies and the promotion of general industry-wide legal systems. Besides serving as the legal consultant for the III, the STLI uses its professional legal expertise to provide practical solutions for the Taiwanese government’s efforts to create a strong legal and regulatory environment for the development of science, technology and other emerging industries, and enable these industries to cope with the significant challenges emerging from the development of information, technology and globalisation. The goal of these efforts is to enable Taiwan’s industries to keep up with international trends and expand global development.

Chinese National Federation of Industries

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The Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) is an industrial association representing the majority of Taiwanese manufacturing businesses. The CNFI acts as a catalyst among the vast business constituencies, stakeholders and governmental authorities and is devoted to creating a harmonious economic society through improved communication and cooperation among various business communities and government sectors. The CNFI comprises 159 member associations from different areas of the Taiwanese manufacturing industry. Each member association represents a specific line of manufacturing – such as steel, textiles, information technology, chemicals and automotive – and together they represent more than 90,000 industrial companies. Established in 1942 as the Chinese National Association of Industries, the CNFI is one of Taiwan’s most influential opinion leaders in terms of advisory and government policy lobbying. During the course of the ‘Taiwanese economic miracle’, the CNFI contributed tremendously to the development of the Taiwanese economy.

 

 

Media partners

International Law Office

ILO 

Launched in 1998, the International Law Office (ILO) is the nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world’s preeminent law firms, and with each other. The ILO brand encompasses a multifaceted online resource for senior international corporate counsel, which provides tailored, quality-assured updates on global legal developments, a database of the world’s major deals and the legal advisers involved, and a comprehensive directory of firms and partners. Recognising its unique relationship with global corporate counsel, ILO is an Online Media Partner to the Association of Corporate Counsel, the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association Section of International Law, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and the European Company Lawyers Association.

Lexology

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Lexology is the single most trusted online source of free, accessible and searchable global legal knowledge for and by legal practitioners, delivered to more than 300,000 desktops in over 100 countries around the world each day. Lexology offers a powerful research platform with an archive of over 450,000 articles in more than 20 languages covering 50 work areas worldwide. Endorsed by more than 100 associations, corporations and corporate counsel groups, Lexology is not only considered an invaluable resource of its kind, but also regarded as the industry benchmark.

World Trademark Review

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World Trademark Review is a bi-monthly, practitioner-led publication which focuses on the issues that matter to trademark professionals the world over. In each issue the experienced editorial team and extensive panel of correspondents provide in-depth coverage of national and regional trends, profile the world’s major trademark offices (including how they function and handle important registration issues), and conduct interviews with leading trademark personalities.

 

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