3rd Annual Patent Law and Policy


For sponsorship opportunities please contact John Eborall at jeborall@GlobeBMG.com.

Platinum sponsor


Oblon Platinum Sponsor

Companies around the world depend on Oblon to help them to establish, leverage and protect their IP assets in the United States and abroad. The firm is headquartered within steps of the US Patent and Trademark Office and has an affiliate office in Tokyo, Japan.

Oblon is one of the largest law firms in the United States focusing exclusively on IP law. For more than 45 years, Oblon has provided the full range of IP services to some of the world’s leading innovators.

Oblon’s specialised team of over 130 IP attorneys, registered patent agents and technical advisers includes some of the most respected practitioners of IP law in the United States. Many of its professionals hold advanced-level degrees in computer and software engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, physics, chemistry or materials science.

Gold sponsors

IAM Market

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IAM Market is an online marketplace that brings together people who see the commercial value of intellectual property and technology and want to do business together. Whether you need freedom to operate, a faster process than traditional research and development, the assets to launch your own licensing business, or a technology partnership, start your search on IAM Market.

Winston & Strawn

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With more than 200 attorneys, Winston & Strawn’s IP practice is one of the most active and highly regarded in the country. Our success has been driven by a simple strategy: we attract the best trial lawyers, support them with strong technical lawyers, and those teams get results. Winston’s IP practice is unique in that regardless of the venue, discipline, technology, industry, client or case, we have a strong story to tell. Our attorneys understand that IP litigation is a means of establishing a client’s future competitive position rather than simply resolving a dispute that arises out of past conduct, and we have substantial experience providing assistance to clients who use intellectual property as part of their business strategy.

Networking Sponsor



TechPats is the world’s leading full-service IP consulting firm. We bring together patent expertise, technical excellence and business acumen across a wide range of markets and technologies. We form strong partnerships with our clients, empowering them to grow their businesses, protect and profit from their IP assets and strategically position themselves for the future. Our comprehensive services include IP and licensing strategy, litigation support, portfolio management, reverse engineering and testing, valuation and IP rights support and expert witnessing. With veteran IP talent and reverse engineering specialists, we have helped countless operating companies and law firms maximize all phases of their IP endeavors.

Media Partners

World Trademark Review


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.

International Law Office

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, qualityassured 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 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.

IP Close Up


IP CloseUp is a leading source of insight for people who need to keep up with the business side of intellectual property. Readers turn to IP CloseUp for the latest news and perspectives on patents and other IP rights, trends and the people and events that drive them.

IP CloseUp’s readership includes executives, entrepreneurs, journalists, investors, lawyers, engineers, researchers and inventors. Its regular features highlight transactions, people, events, research, books and videos. It has also developed IP CloseUp® 30, a real-time snapshot of IP licensing company stock performance and recent news that can be placed on the reader’s home screen or desktop.

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