2016 Sponsors

AWA Patent

Website: www.awapatent.com

Awapatent is a leading international IP firm with presence in Europe and Asia, providing services relating to the establishment, defense, commercialization and strategic management of IPR.

Founded in 1897 the firm today has 300 employees at 16 offices in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and China/Hong Kong. Of our 170 attorneys, 65 are European Patent Attorneys and 35 are European Trademark or Design Attorneys.

Our clients include many of the most well-known brands and patent portfolios. We strive to be the IP champion for every client and our work is continuously awarded in international rankings.

In 2014 sales amounted to MEUR 60.

China Pat

Website: www.china-pat.com

China PAT has been providing IP services for more than ten years. We have 133 people including 78 patent practitioners and 42 administrative staff in our patent group. 

Our headquarters is in Beijing. We also have offices in Xi’an and Hong Kong.  We directly file patent and trademark applications in Hong Kong with very competitive fees.
China PAT ranks No.1 in China among top Chinese PCT filing firms. This comes after ranking as No.1 PCT filing firm worldwide in 2012 and 2013. We require that practitioners handling foreign-related work have at least two years' experience drafting patent applications from scratch.


Website: www.hgf.com

We offer the dynamic intellectual property service that every innovative and competitive organisation requires, wherever they are and whenever they need it. Our approach, from the inception of ideas to the enforcement of IP rights, is truly collaborative. Our unique and successful client relationships come from our strategic teams that fit around each client’s requirements.

HGF is organised into technology and sector-specific firms, ensuring that the most appropriate of our 100 attorneys or solicitors is available to service each client’s specific technological and legal needs. We have particular strengths in chemistry, life sciences, electronics and engineering from invention harvesting, patent prosecution, strategic management and litigation.


Website: www.lexisnexis.com/ip

LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. 

Through the integration of information and technology, LexisNexis uniquely unites proprietary brands, advanced Web technologies and premium information sources. Across the globe, LexisNexis provides customers with access to billions of searchable documents and records from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.

The IP portfolio provides content, resources and tools for every step in the IP process. TotalPatent, PatentOptimizer, PatentAdvisor and IP DataDirect help customers win in their own marketplace. As a stand-alone service or as a combined package, these innovative products and services address specific customer needs in order to improve productivity, increase profitability and stimulate growth.


Website: www.murgitroyd.com

Murgitroyd is one of the largest IP attorney firms in Europe and a global provider of IP services. With the ability to directly represent clients in 15 European jurisdictions, we offer a one-stop solution for in-house counsels. 

Vetted under ISO 9001:2008 for quality assurance and highly ranked by MIP and Legal 500, we work with SMEs, Universities and large Corporates through the entire Innovation Lifecycle to best capture their innovation, secure and enforce their IP rights and manage IP portfolios to maximise the value of the IP.

Nordic Patent Institute

Website: www.npi.int

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 Prior art searches 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.

Page White and Farrer

Website: www.pagewhite.com

Page White and Farrer is one of the leading firms of specialist patent, trade mark and design attorneys in Europe, with 150 years’ experience in all aspects of IP law. Our clients range from the IP departments of multinational companies to the owners of small firms and private individuals. 

We draft and prosecute applications throughout the world, as well as advising on all aspects of commercialisation, assertion and defence. 

With each of our practitioners focusing on particular technologies, we can provide a winning combination of technical knowledge, business acumen and a sound appreciation of the workings of the law. 


Website: www.qintellect.com

Who Are We?
Qintellect is an emerging player offering customized IP and knowledge solutions to the clients around the world. We are a fast growing company operating from India and will be commencing our US operations in the near future.

What Do We Do?
Customized knowledge solutions across three business verticals:
  • IP and R&D; Support Solutions       
  • Business Support Solutions          
  • Academic Research Solutions
We specialise in Patent Search Solutions that includes basic searches, validity and clearance searches. Our Analysis and Insights includes Patent landscaping, Technology Mapping, Competitive Intelligence, Patent valuation and due-diligence studies. We also offer Custom Solutions such as patent watch, competitor tracking and patent alerts. 
Why Us?
Our team includes a blend of seasoned experts and vibrant young professionals from the information research, core R&D;, consulting and legal background.
The ability to combine in-house best practices, novel methodologies with the best in class technology resources.
Emphasis on customer benefits through unparalleled service quality combined with cost benefits.


Website: www.questel.com

Questel is a SaaS provider dedicated to Intellectual Property with solutions covering the entire Innovation Lifecycle, from idea to product. Questel offers a worldwide & unique database allowing to analyze, map and share information online. Questel offers consulting and training services, both on-line and on-site.

Established in 1970, Questel is present in more than 30 countries with offices in Paris, London, Washington, Tokyo and Beijing. With more than 3.000 companies worldwide and 50.000 users, our solutions target different company actors: Business Development, R&D;, IP Department, Legal Department, Strategic Department, Financial & Licensing Department.


Website: www.uppdragshuset.se

Uppdragshuset offers outstanding Searches Services performed by experienced consultants and provides also customized IP-Tools for efficient innovation workflow administration.

Search Services. We are specialists in searching and evaluating technical information in order to provide patentability, validity and FTO assessments. Quality assurance is fundamental and hence we apply a team approach on every case. Our consultants are previous Patent Office examiners, and have extensive competence in interpretation of claiming scopes and patentability considerations.

IP-Tools. We are developing web based systems that support the daily innovation work. The ArchiveOnline platform supports the innovation process and management of documentation. AutoMatch is a decision support tool, whereby documents resembling an idea text are retrieved automatically by semantic comparison.

2015 Sponsors Included:


Website: www.awapatent.com

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 worldwide and include many of the world’s most known brands andRead More


Website: www.bskb.com

BSKB provides a full range of intellectual property law services in the areas of patent prosecution, post-grant review, litigation, ITC litigation, opinions and counseling, design patents, trademarks and licensing. Our attorneys hold advancedRead More


Website: www.deloitte.com

“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services to select clients.


Website: www.innography.com

Innography provides better answers to questions aboutintellectual property to help organizations improve their business results.Innography’s proprietary software suite combines unique correlation and visualizationtechnologies to enable users toRead More


Website: www.ipi.ch

ip-search is a service of the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, the Swiss national agency for patents, trade marks and designs. ip-search provides high-quality, tailor-made patent and technology searches. Discerning customers withinRead More


Website: www.lexisnexis.com/ip

LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets.

Through the integrationRead More

Mathys & Squire LLP

Website: www.mathys-squire.com

Mathys & Squire is one of the UK’s most established and most respected full-service IP firms in Europe.

We have five offices across the UK and work predominantly in the fields of chemistry, life sciences, engineering, electronics, branding andRead More


Website: www.multiling.com

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, automotiveRead More


Website: murgitroyd.com

Murgitroyd is one of the largest IP attorney firms in Europe and a global provider of IP services. With the ability to directly represent clients in 15 European jurisdictions, we offer a one-stop solution for in-house counsel, giving advice andRead More

RWS Group

Website: www.rws.com

RWS Group provides expert intellectual property translation, filing and search services

RWS Group is the world's leading patent translation, foreign filing and search specialist.

Our IP Translation Division offers translations for information andRead More


Website: www.search-a-patent.com

Search-a-patent has extensive experience of working with intellectual property rights. The company was founded in 2007 and with sister companies in the US and Israel it is one of the largest patent search and analysis companies in the NordicRead More

Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

Website: www.wtplaw.com

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston’s Technology and Intellectual Property group represents clients across the globe in a full range of technology and intellectual property matters and across a wide spectrum of industries and technologies. Our IPRead More

Winston & Strawn LLP

Website: www.winston.com

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with more than 900 attorneys in 17 offices, providing services to clients in Europe, Africa, North America, South America, and Asia. Our firm serves the needs of enterprises of all types andRead More

WP Thompson

Website: www.wpt.co.uk

WP Thompson is a firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys having offices in London, Liverpool and Munich and with a track record in handling Intellectual Property (IP) matters stretching back 140 years.
We advise on a wide variety of IP matters, inRead More