Event Partners

Gold Partner

McAndrews, Held & Malloy is a premier, full-service intellectual property law firm. McAndrews excels at all things IP, from its outstanding record of litigation success against the largest law firms – including in Hatch-Waxman and biosimilar litigation – to its world-class patent portfolio development, trademark, and design protection. The firm is relied upon by industry-leading companies, as well as businesses of all sizes and in virtually every technical field. McAndrews serves its clients efficiently and effectively, providing exceptional lawyers, insights, service, and value. McAndrews’ IP focus and technical expertise deliver a competitive advantage to its clients in solving their IP challenges.

Silver Partner

Lall & Sethi was founded by Mr Chander M Lall and Mr Sandeep Sethi, both of whom are designated Senior Advocates. As an organization of professionals, L & S is passionately dedicated to the IP laws including patents, trade-marks, copyrights, designs, confidential information & trade secrets, entertainment and sports laws, information technology laws. The firm provides a range of services including filing and prosecution of applications, oppositions and cancellation proceedings, searching and watching services, renewals, licensing and registered users, franchising, IP audits and enforcement of rights through civil, criminal or administrative measures with a wide bandwidth to handle large portfolios and litigation across all areas. The Firm, based out of New Delhi is almost 100 members strong with 23 attorneys and more than 75 staff members and is led by 6 Partners:
Dr Anju Khanna, Partner & Head – Patents
Ms. Tia Malik, Managing Partner
Mr. Raghav Malik, Partner
Ms. Jyotideep Kaur, Partner
Mr. Pankaj Monga, Partner & Head – Brand Protection
Nancy Roy, Litigation Partner

Established in 1978, Greenblum & Bernstein is a leading IP law firm that represents clients around the globe in all aspects of IP protection, procurement, licensing and litigation. We represent companies owning many of the world’s most-recognizable brands, and we have helped secure IP rights to chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, and other technologies that have changed the world.

With a particular focus on patent and trademark law, many of our attorneys are former patent judges and patent examiners, including the former Chief Judge and Vice Chief Judge of the USPTO Board of Appeals and Interferences.

Pergament & Cepeda LLP
89 Headquarters Plaza
North Tower, 14th Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960 US
Tel: (973) 998-7722
Website: www.pergamentcepeda.com

Pergament & Cepeda LLP is an intellectual property law firm with focus in pharmaceutical patent law, serving our clients' needs in patent matters, including procurement, infringement and validity opinions, litigation, licensing and general counseling.

Pergament & Cepeda LLP is not your typical intellectual property boutique. Powered by our founders, Edward Pergament and Milagros Cepeda, our experience in counseling our clients with their pharmaceutical and chemical patent issues and strategic planning, is amongst the best and strongest in the United States. Our attorneys have experience as outside counsel and in-house counsel, on branded side or for generics. The firm has a growing litigation department that represents a variety of clients in pharmaceutical ANDA patent litigation on the side of the generic pharma companies.

AA Thornton.

“AA Thornton is a leading firm of Intellectual Property professionals, including UK Chartered and European Patent Attorneys and Trade Mark Attorneys and IP Solicitors. When former president of CIPA, Alfred Augustus Thornton founded AA Thornton in 1911, excellent personal service was central to his ethos; one size never fits all. Over a hundred years later, that attitude is still at the heart of our company mission: “To provide every client with a personalised, superior service that reflects their commercial needs” and what drives our vision To be the first choice in IP, driven by outstanding people achieving exceptional results”.

Cocktail Partner

HGF is one of Europe’s leading firms of Intellectual Property specialists. The firm is one of only a few to offer a fully integrated IP solution, bringing together patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys, design attorneys, IP solicitors and attorneys-at-law together across 22 offices in seven European countries, including Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
HGF creates and manages IP portfolios for the world’s leading companies and research institutes. We advise clients on the creation of strategic IP assets around the world and provide world-class expertise in oppositions, appeals, commercialization, dispute resolution and litigation to defend and enforce IP rights

Bronze Partner

“Established in 1827, Remfry & Sagar has pioneered IP law in India. Its dynamic team of 110+ professionals and 160 professional staff offers services across the full spectrum of intellectual property law with equal competence in prosecution and litigation. 8000 clients drawn from diverse industries across 70 countries are testimony to its leading capabilities. The Firm has strong expertise in the Indian subcontinent that is complemented by its close links with associates across geographies. This facilitates easy fulfillment of a client’s global IP needs. Also, the Firm’s continual engagement with policy makers ensures seamless IP solutions for clients and contribution towards a larger change to India’s IP milieu. Remfry & Sagar’s principal office is in Gurgaon with branch offices in Chennai, Bengaluru and Mumbai.”

R. K. Dewan & Co. has completed over 79 years of committed and excellent service in the field of Intellectual Property with offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Indore. RKD is well poised to serve its 5000+ Indian and foreign clients in securing, enforcing and commercializing their IP rights in India and in 125+ countries. RKD has a top-notch team of 175+ highly trained professionals equipped to deliver promptly & efficiently. ISO 9001:2015 certified RKD advises clients in all verticals of IP including patents, trademarks, copyright, design, geographical indications, plant varieties & traditional knowledge. RKD assists clients with all aspects of IP from filling, prosecution, hearings & appeals, oppositions, cancellations, commercialization, brand valuation, litigation at all tiers of the judiciary, customs recordal, renewals to multi-jurisdictional portfolio management, infringement and anti-counterfeiting actions.

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping you succeed. Our attorneys listen and understand that innovative, value-creating solutions help our clients reach their goals. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including: Intellectual Property, Business and Finance, Business Restructuring, Environmental, Health and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Private Client, Real Estate, and Tax law. Since 1885, Taft’s 675 lawyers maintain a constant focus: to provide clients, both large and small, with legal advice and services that meet the highest possible standards. To learn more, visit www.taftlaw.com.

Khaitan & Co Profile

Founded in 1911, Khaitan and Co is among India’s oldest law firms with its roots embedded deep in our country’s history. It is also one of India’s leading full-service law firms. What began with a handful of people in a small office space with spartan furniture in Kolkata is today a firm with around 1000 professionals including close to 220 partners and directors. From banking to taxation, mergers to dispute resolution and even new age and dynamic areas like data privacy and competition law. Khaitan and Co has strong capabilities across practices including a full service Intellectual Property practice which advices across the life cycle of all forms of IP. Our presence is pan-India, with offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chennai and now also in Singapore.  The Firm also has capabilities in overseas markets via strong working relationships with top international law firms across jurisdictions; these include full-service firms as well as those with niche practice areas

S. Majumdar & Co., founded in 1993 is a full service Intellectual Property law firm.
The firm, headquartered at Kolkata also has independent functional offices at strategic locations including Mumbai, New Delhi and Hyderabad.
The patent and designs group is manned with professionals in diverse areas of technology including engineering, telecommunications, software, electronics, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, life sciences.
The trademark and copyright teams comprise Lawyers and agents, who have rich experience in advising Clients on trademark filings, prosecution, opposition and related disputes, across all industries.
SMCO’s Litigation team has handled several landmark decisions, in various fields of IPR.
For more information, refer to www.patentindia.com

Associate Partners

Questel is a true end-to-end intellectual property solutions provider serving 20,000 organizations in more than 30 countries for the optimal management of their IP assets portfolio. Whether for patent, trademark, domain name, or design, Questel provides its customers with the software, tech-enabled services, and consulting services necessary to give them a strategic advantage.

LexOrbis is a premier full-service IP law firm with over 240 personnel including 120+ attorneys at its three offices in India namely, New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. The firm provides business oriented and cost-effective solutions for protection, enforcement, transaction, and commercialization of all forms of intellectual property in India and globally. The Firm has been consistently ranked amongst the Top- 5 IP firms in India for over the past one decade and is well-known for managing global patent, designs and trademark portfolios of many technology companies and brand owners. The firm’s professionals are known for their clear communication, responsiveness, quick turnaround time, and out-of-the-box thinking and solutions.

L. S. DAVAR & CO. - Committed to Protecting Innovations

Founded and Head Quartered in Kolkata, L.S. DAVAR & Co. a Full-Service Intellectual Property Law Firm was established in the year 1932 by Late Mr L. S. Davar, an Attorney at Law.

We are proud to be one of the oldest, largest and most trusted IP law firm of Indian origin since 1932.

The firm’s present Chairman, Mr G. S. Davar a Patent Lawyer has successfully carried forward the rich legacy of the firm.

Dr Joshita Davar Khemani, the current managing partner has been honoured as one of the Top 100 Powerful Women in Law by World IP Forum and Top 10 Managing Partners with over 10 years of experience in IP Law by Forbes India.

With zonal offices in Delhi and Bengaluru an international office in Singapore and associates in over 145 countries, worldwide, we cater to a broad range of industries in India and in the neighbouring countries.

We cater to many Fortune 500 Companies also to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Start-Ups, Government-Funded Industries, Universities etc., ensuring that all their legal IP needs are fully met.

From developing intellectual property portfolios worldwide to handling infringement & litigating disputes, we offer a 360-degree solution to all IP legal requirements.

We also assist in Advising, Handling, Protecting & Enforcing their Diverse Portfolio of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Domain disputes, and Geographical Indication.

We have full-fledged departments for commercial licencing, dispute resolutions and advisory services.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lsdavarandco

When applying for a pharmaceutical patent or preparing litigation strategy against a competitor’s patent, if there is a smart solution that makes the difference between good and outstanding choices, you obviously want to know about it, whether or not you explicitly ask.

Headquartered in The Hague, NLO has been a trusted European ally for innovation focussed companies for over 130 years. With 40+ patent attorneys having a strong scientific background with in-house and industrial experience in the pharma & biotech sector, NLO has been successfully protecting pharmaceutical inventions & advising on infringement risks. Drug repurposing, 2nd medical uses and SPCs are some of the most complex areas wherein the expertise of NLO is of great commercial importance. With an eye for the bigger picture of the entire drug life cycle and litigation experience of attorneys, NLO can help you stay ahead of the curve.

United Trademark & Patent Services [UTPS], an IP specialized law firm, had a humble beginning in the year 1949 with the vision to cater the Intellectual Property Law needs of our clients. With more than 7 decades of IP experience, the law firm comprises of lawyers and technical analysts specialized in Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and related issues. Excellence in our work has won the firm a leading position in this specialized field of law and we take pride in having more than 200 of the Fortune 500 companies on our firm’s portfolio.

Website: http://www.utmps.com/

Exhibit Partner

AshmarIP is a client-driven Intellectual Property firm, incorporated in 2007; the head office is located in Newport Beach, California and has a satellite office in India. The business was structured by Mr Anurag Bist, a technology Entrepreneur and Innovator. Since 2007 (15 years), we have provided comprehensive IP consulting services for Law firms/inventors/corporates in various branches of Pharma, Life science, engineering and technology. Individual client-centric custom reports have enlightened us with IP needs and helped us prepare comprehensive reports and suffice information requirements. We have expertise in handling IP-related projects, including but not limited to, Prior art Searching for Invalidity, FTO and Novelty; Patent Filling (IN, US, EP, worldwide and PCT); Patent Renewal; IP Prosecutions; Infringements; etc. Our expertise is in creating pharma/Life-science domain-specific services like Patent marketability, Portfolio Analysis, Patent Monitoring, state-of-the-art, Triage Analysis etc. With employees from diverse age groups and domains, we have developed a team for working as a one-stop solution for Law firms/inventors/corporates to move their idea from thoughts to industry-standard Intellectual Property and further to its monetisation.”

Technology Partner

Knovos is one of a leading global tech company with proven strength in the fields of eDiscovery, Information Governance, Project Management, Virtual data rooms, Arbitration Project Collaboration, Contract Management and AI enabled legal technologies. Since 2002, the company is serving Pharma, law firms, Government agencies and corporates for their Litigation, GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance), and legal project management challenges.

With the help of 24/7 Support and presence across Asia, Europe and US, Knovos is on a mission of changing the world interacts with information and help users gain Power Over Data.

IP Partner

Khurana & Khurana (K&K) is a full service Intellectual Property, Tax, Media-Entertainment, and Commercial/Corporate Law firm giving high-end technology backed Corporate/Commercial Law, Tax, and IP Prosecution/Litigation Support, and represents over 30000 Indian and Global Corporates ranging from Fortune 500 Corporates to SME's to Start-ups. K&K is among the youngest Indian Firms to have been ranked and recommended by Legal 500, IAM, MIP, Chambers & Partners, Asia IP, Corp-INTL, Acquisition-INTL, and is a niche law firm with over 180 Professionals that was started by Attorneys having extensive corporate experience in handling IP and Commercial Law issues.

Knowledge Partner

Pharma Intelligence

Pharma Intelligence is the world’s leading provider of drug, device, company, clinical trial and market intelligence across the pharma and medtech markets. We are the trusted partner of more than 3,000 companies including the top 50 pharma firms and top 10 contract research organizations. We provide unrivalled and daily global insight, drawn from extensive authoritative data sets, and enriched by human validation from 42,000 companies, 248,000 clinical trials, in 175 countries, and 65,000 drugs and for 1,400 diseases. Working with an interconnected global network, our 65 journalists and over 300 in-house analysts supply comprehensive analysis and reports, enterprise subscriptions and custom consultancy, to help clients make smarter, more informed strategic decisions that bring a better return on investment.

To find out more visit: www.pharmaintelligence.informa.com

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