Patent Licensing 2019


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ankura_logo_cmykAnkura works with global leaders and advisers to grow, protect and maximize value by simplifying the complex. Our IP experts help inventors, investors, and corporations to assess, value, manage and monetize IP assets in today’s global innovation economy. This includes providing value-based guidance; facilitating IP sale, licensing, and financing transactions; and providing damages analysis in IP disputes for plaintiffs and defendants.


Brooks Kushman

brooks Kushman - high resBrooks Kushman P.C. is a leading IP and technology law firm which represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to the protection, enforcement, and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 IP professionals specializing in various technical disciplines and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of its clients.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Chambers and Partners, IAM, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today.


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ClearAccessIP transforms IP portfolios from cost centres into profit centres. We have eliminated many of the costs associated with building patent portfolios by automating patent prosecution and workflows. We are building an environment in which IP managers can monetise their patents. By removing overhead burdens and unleashing the value of assets, we drive faster innovation. Law firms, corporations and research centres benefit from end-to-end data automation and integrated AI to assist strategic portfolio decisions. We believe that patent management must evolve in order to meet the needs of companies and patent practitioners. Our mission is to reinvent the patent lifecycle with automation technology and services.

Daniel Legal & IP Strategy

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For six decades, Daniel Legal & IP Strategy has been helping to protect the ideas and assets that give dynamic businesses their competitive edge. We understand the opportunities and risks that businesses face and know how to prepare for them. With a deep knowledge of Brazil's complex environment, we combine cutting-edge technical and litigation expertise with real-world business experience to deliver tailor-made and proactive legal services that fit clients’ unique goals.

We have a team of attorneys and engineers and excel at managing complex projects with a seamless one-firm approach. Most of our IP attorneys and technology specialists also have advanced degrees or hands-on experience in computer science, biology, materials science, and chemistry. Their expertise enables us to provide strategic guidance on the development and enforcement of businesses’ IP portfolios, recommend strategies for asserting their rights, and provide analysis relating to the IP assets of their competitors.

Information management is a crucial driver of business success today. At the same time, breaches of sensitive electronic information can expose companies to the risk of identity, IP, and trade secret theft. Daniel's data protection and cybersecurity team is uniquely qualified to guide clients through this challenging landscape. Our interdisciplinary team advises businesses on the implementation of security and data protection policies, compliance with applicable laws, and litigation strategies for non-compliance.

We are proud to be the largest female-owned law firm in Latin America and are certified as a women-owned business by WEConnect International.


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Finjan is recognized internationally as a pioneer and leader in web and network security. It has been investing in innovation for decades, and this is captured in its patent portfolio, which is centered on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-oriented basis. Finjan has successfully licensed its patents and technology to several major software and technology companies around the world, and has generated more than $250 million in income from its licensing program to date.

Finjan's commitment to innovation in the security space continues through its investments, which have culminated in the launch of its consulting services business, CybeRisk; the development of mobile applications through Finjan Mobile; and the incubation of up-and-coming technology start-ups, pioneering a new generation of security technologies through its investment in Jerusalem Venture Partners Fund VII's Cyber Labs, alongside other technology companies.

IAM Market

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An 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.

Mintz Levin

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Mintz Levin acts as a partner to clients at every stage of the patent portfolio monetization process. Our patent litigation and monetization team has evolved the practice of patent law to include start-to-finish patent revenue generation services. We mine and categorize clients’ portfolios to identify technologies with market promise, assess patents with the greatest potential for revenue generation, develop a message for the market, and create and implement a revenue stream strategy. We have a successful record of helping clients to generate a total of more than $500 million in revenue through sales, licensing, and litigation. Mintz Levin’s team is skilled in the art of negotiation and is known in the marketplace for its no-nonsense, business-focused attitude. Should negotiation fail to produce the desired results, the firm’s professionals are seasoned litigators with significant success both in district courts across the United States and at the International Trade Commission.


Nokia creates the technology to connect the world. We develop and deliver the industry’s only end-to-end portfolio of network equipment, software, services, and licensing that is available globally. Our customers include communications service providers whose combined networks support 5.7 billion subscriptions, as well as enterprises in the private and public sectors that use our network portfolio to increase productivity and enrich lives.

Our valuable IP portfolio spans more than 20,000 patent families, built from more than €126 billion invested in research and development over the past two decades. With active licensing programs including for mobile phone, automotive, and consumer electronics markets, we have more than 100 licensees.

Silver sponsor

Bureau Van Dijk

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Bureau van Dijk has a background in company information—specifically private company information and company hierarchies. Our aim is to help clients to make better decisions and improve efficiency and we have expanded our offering into the IP area.

By combining company information with extensive patent information, we can help clients with their IP management and strategy.

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

Bronze sponsor

Feinberg Day

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Feinberg Day Alberti & Thompson LLP is the result of the vision and collective experience of its founders. We are trial lawyers with unmatched technical depth and over 100 years’ experience in patent litigation. We have taken these skills and created a refreshingly new and unique solution to achieve the best results for our clients—from Fortune 100 companies to individual inventors.

IPOS International

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IPOS International is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), housing more than 100 IP experts in areas such as IP strategy and management, patent search and analysis, and IP education and training. As the expertise and enterprise engagement arm of IPOS, our focus is on helping enterprises and industries to use IP and intangible assets for business growth. Through our expertise, partnerships and networks in the innovation ecosystem worldwide, we bridge possibilities for intangible asset-rich enterprises and industries seeking to grow.

Networking sponsor


Acumass-website-logoAcumass is a leading IP service provider operating at the global level, with offices located across Europe, Asia and the United States. We take pride in providing comprehensive, secure and cost-effective IP management and renewal services.

Our state-of-the-art software system allows us to create tailored service levels and outsourcing solutions so that we can accommodate clients’ individual needs. Our clients are our number one priority.

Sagacious IP


Sagacious IP is an award-winning IP research and consulting company. Created in 2008, it provides innovative solutions and services for the global IP community. Sagacious IP has served more than 1,200 customers across 45 countries, working on more than 12,500 projects in more than 6 languages.

Sagacious IP successfully solves business challenges for clients such as Fortune 500 companies, IAM 1000-ranked firms, start-ups, investors, universities, and licensing agencies. Its services and solutions span the IP lifecycle, helping clients to develop, create, maintain, enforce, and monetize their IP strategies.

Sagacious IP was recognized for its outstanding achievements and innovative solutions by CNBC TV18 in 2014 and by Red Herring in 2015 (Top 100 Asia). It was also selected as a Great Place to Work in 2018.

Supporting Organization

The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding

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The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness of IP rights and their impact on people’s lives.

The CIPU provides information, conducts research, and facilitates activities and events that make IP rights more intelligible, enhances their value, and deters theft. The CIPU also tracks attitudes toward IP—including patents, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets—and, through outreach, provides an education framework for understanding how IP promotes competition and creates jobs.

Media partners

International Law Office

Launched in 1998, the International Law Office (ILO) is the nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world’s pre-eminent law firms, and with each other. The ILO brand encompasses a multi-faceted 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. Recognizing 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.

IP CloseUp


IP CloseUp is a leading source of insight for people who need to keep up with IP trends. Readers turn to IP CloseUp for weekly updates about issues affecting patents and other IP rights, including trademarks and trade secrets, as well as for perspective on transactions, data, and the people and events that drive them.

IP CloseUp’s readership includes executives, entrepreneurs, lawyers, investors, journalists, and inventors. Its regular features include research, events, books, and videos. IP CloseUp is read in more than 50 countries and has generated more than 220,000 site visits over the past four years.

Intellectual Property Owners Association

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The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) was established in 1972 and is a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets. Membership benefits of the IPO include receiving support relating to legislative and international issues, analysis of current IP issues, and information and educational services, as well as the dissemination of information regarding the importance of IP rights to the general public.


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


World Trademark Review (WTR) is the leading intelligence platform for trademark professionals worldwide. Our unrivalled coverage and in-depth analysis of key industry developments and topics provides critical information to enable senior decision makers to create, manage, and exploit strong brand assets.

Drawing on the expertise of a team of dedicated reporters, researchers, and analysts, WTR consistently delivers timely and unparalleled coverage of new risks and opportunities, key emerging trends, practice management, case law, the business management of trademarks, and the law firm landscape.

Our unique intelligence, analysis, and data service therefore allows those managing the business and legal dimension of brands to have first sight of where the industry is going, what opportunities abound, and how to avoid costly missteps.

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