International directory

The international directory features some of the leading IP firms from across the globe and is an essential resource for practitioners and brand owners. To ensure that your firm is listed, please contact managing director Gavin Stewart at gstewart@GlobeBMG.com.

Albania

Gjika & Associates

Gjika & Associates

ABA Business Center, Papa Gjon Pali II, Street, 14th floor, Tirana, Albania

Tel: 355 4 2400 900   Fax: 355 4 2400 901
Email: info@gjika-associates.com
Website: www.gjika-associates.com

We advise on all aspects of intellectual and industrial property including registration of trademarks, whether national or international, patents, designs, copyright, licensing, distribution, franchising, the exploitation of IP rights in all forms, infringement analysis and IP due diligence. Our IP attorneys are patent and trademark agents registered with Albanian Patent and Trademark Office, and European patent agent registered with EPO.

Argentina

O’Conor & Power

O’Conor & Power

San Martín 663, 9th floor, (C1004AAM) Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tel: +5411 311 2740   Fax: +5411 5368 7192/3
Email: ocp@oconorpower.com.ar
Website: www.oconorpower.com.ar

O’Conor & Power’s trademarks practice group has wide experience in handling portfolios for domestic and international companies in Argentina and Latin America. Our services in the region include searches, filing and registration strategies, prosecution, opposition, renewals, settlement negotiations, litigation, enforcement and anti-counterfeiting procedures, recordal of assignments, licences, registration with the National Custom Administration and general counselling on trademarks, as well as other IP matters.

Australia

Cooper Mills

Cooper Mills

Level 8, 410 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000, Australia

Tel: +61 3 9866 8850   Fax:
Email: trademarks@coopermills.com.au
Website: www.coopermills.com.au

The Cooper Mills IP group is a leading Australian trademarks practice, representing national and international brand owners. Cooper Mills handles all aspects of trademark portfolio management, filings/ prosecutions, licensing, oppositions, enforcement and litigation. Our experienced team prides itself on practical, clear, concise and cost-effective trademark and IP services.

Canada

Bereskin & Parr LLP

Bereskin & Parr LLP

40 King Street West, 40th Floor, Toronto ON, M5H 3Y2, Canada

Tel: 1 416 364 7311   Fax: 1 416 361 1398
Email: info@bereskinparr.com
Website: www.bereskinparr.com

Bereskin & Parr LLP’s trademark practice group is one of the largest and most experienced in Canada. The firm and many of its members are renowned nationally and internationally for their work. With a track record of creative, practical, cost-effective advice on managing worldwide trademark portfolios, our professionals are experienced in coordinating clients’ Canadian needs with an international strategy – a competitive advantage when working on behalf of clients whose markets span the globe. Cynthia Rowden crowden@bereskinparr.com

Clancy PC + Brion Raffoul

Clancy PC + Brion Raffoul

289 Cyr Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1L 7N6 Canada

Tel: +1 613 521 8844   Fax: +1 866 334 1413
Email: info@cbrcanada.com
Website: www.cbrcanada.com

CLANCY PC + BRION RAFFOUL are affiliated firms located in Ottawa. Together, we offer premier intellectual property legal and agency services. From start-ups to universities, government agencies, and multinational corporations, we represent the IP interests of our clients all over the world. We are an energetic group of professionals, working closely together to deliver the best service to our clients.

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG

Tel: +1 613 233 1781   Fax:
Email:
Website: www.gowlingwlg.com

he combination of Gowlings and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has brought together two world-class IP groups to create an international legal practice. Building on over 100 years of excellence, our IP legal professionals provide clients with international reach for IP services. We can help you to protect your innovations wherever your business takes you with a full complement of services in all areas of intellectual property, including trademarks, brands, copyrights, anti-counterfeiting, patents and industrial designs. Clients can count on Gowling WLG for innovation, results and value.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Suite 1900, 340 Albert Street, Ottawa ON, K1R 7Y6, Canada

Tel: +1 613 235 7234   Fax: +1 613 235 2867
Email:
Website: www.osler.com

At Osler, clients are our first priority. Our highly rated IP team is renowned for its depth of knowledge and its diverse strengths in all areas, including clearing, registering, maintaining and enforcing trademark rights, managing domestic and international portfolios for leading corporations, drafting and negotiating licences and successfully representing clients’ interests before the courts and administrative tribunals. Donna White dwhite@osler.com Ottawa | Toronto | Montréal | Calgary | New York

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

55 Metcalfe Street Suite 900, PO Box 2999 Station D, Ottawa ON, K1P 5Y6, Canada

Tel: 1 613 232 2486   Fax: 1 613 232 8440
Email: ottawa@smart-biggar.ca
Website: www.smart-biggar.ca

From publishing Canada’s first text on trademarks and registering Canada’s first sound mark to obtaining precedent-setting damages against counterfeiters, we enjoy a deep tradition of leadership in trademark protection, licensing and enforcement. Today, we provide efficient and expert trademark advice and service, and we are sought after by the owners of the world’s most valuable brands. Philip Lapin plapin@smart-biggar.ca Ottawa | Toronto | Montreal | Vancouver| Calgary

China

AN, TIAN, ZHANG & PARTNERS

AN, TIAN, ZHANG & PARTNERS

 
Room 1212, Tower B, Fulllink Plaza, No 18, Chaoyangmenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
 

Tel: 86 10 6597 5210   Fax: 86 10 6597 5202
Email: davidtian@atzp.com
Website: www.atzp.com

AN, TIAN, ZHANG & PARTNERS’ IP specialism spans patents, trademarks, copyright, domain names and unfair competition. Our firm provides clients with the full range of services, from prosecution to litigation, and has represented clients in many landmark cases. ‘Asia-Pacific Legal 500’, ‘Chambers Asia’ and other legal guides have consistently rated us as one of the few local top tier IP firms in China.

Carroll Burdick

Carroll Burdick

Room 05, Floor 9, Tower D, Vantone Centre, No 6 Jia Chaowai Street, Chaoyang District, 100020 Beijing, China

Tel: + 86 10 5907 1971   Fax: +86 10 5907 1874
Email: cbmbj@cbmlaw.com
Website: www.cbmlaw.com

When our clients’ intellectual assets are at risk of being infringed or misappropriated, we fashion strategies for their defence, ranging from informal negotiations to litigation. Our lawyers combine a thorough knowledge of substantive IP law with experience in handling counseling, registration and litigation matters for our clients.

Denmark

Zacco

Zacco

Arne Jacobsens Allé 15
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark

 

Tel: +45 39 48 80 00   Fax: +45 39 48 80 80
Email: info.denmark@zacco.com
Website: www.zacco.com

Zacco is a modern, consultancy-driven company with a 360-degree perspective on intellectual property, from patent filing, trademark registration and design protection to dispute resolution, information security and portfolio management. Zacco comprises more than 300 experts in all aspects of intellectual property, including a large number of experienced patent, trademark and design attorneys as well as highly skilled attorneys at law, paralegals and IT specialists.

France

DLA PIPER UK LLP

DLA PIPER UK LLP

15-17 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France

Tel: +33 1 40 15 24 00   Fax: +33 1 40 15 24 01
Email: dlapipernewsparis@dlapiper.com
Website: www.dlapiper.com

DLA Piper’s trademark practice boasts more than 400 lawyers, offering the advantages of a dedicated and highly reputable team coupled with a multijurisdictional, multi-disciplinary approach, handling transactional, contentious and advisory matters. Our world-spanning and full-service practice takes a ‘lifecycle’ approach to brand protection, providing trademark portfolio management services, giving strategic advice on how to maximise the commercial potential of brand assets and assisting with trademark enforcement.

Germany

Kuhnen & Wacker Intellectual Property Law Firm

Kuhnen & Wacker Intellectual Property Law Firm

Prinz-Ludwig-Strasse 40 A, 85354 Freising, Germany

Tel: 49 8161 608 0   Fax: 49 8161 608 100
Email: info@patentfirm.de
Website: www.kuhnen-wacker.com

K&W, one of the leading IP firms in Europe, has been recognised for many years as a specialist in German, European and international IP rights. K&W can add significant value in procuring such rights and in licensing and defending them. Our attorneys can assist in barring counterfeit goods, defending against patent and trademark claims of others, and enforcing IP rights.

Zacco

Zacco

Bayerstrasse 83, D-80335 Munich, Germany

Tel: 49 89 53 88 60 910   Fax: +49 89 53 88 60 922
Email: info.munich@zacco.com
Website: www.zacco.com

Zacco is a modern, consultancy-driven company with a 360-degree perspective on intellectual property, from patent filing, trademark registration and design protection to dispute resolution, information security and portfolio management. Zacco comprises more than 300 experts in all aspects of intellectual property, including a large number of experienced patent, trademark and design attorneys as well as highly skilled attorneys at law, paralegals and IT specialists

Greece

BALLAS, PELECANOS & ASSOCIATES LPC

BALLAS, PELECANOS & ASSOCIATES LPC

10 Solonos Street, Kolonaki, 106 73 Athens, Greece

Tel: +30 210 36 25 943   Fax: +30 210 36 47 925
Email: central@balpel.gr
Website: www.ballas-pelecanos.com

Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC is a long-established (1930), full-service business law firm, organised in specialist practice groups, among which the IP group holds a prominent position. Its members have extensive international experience in all contentious and non-contentious IP matters. The firm’s trademark practice has been ranked as a first-tier practice and has been successfully handling hundreds of trademark cases for many internationally renowned companies. Contact person: George A Ballas

India

Anand and Anand

Anand and Anand

Plot No 17a, Sector 16a, Film City, Noida (UP) – 201301, India

Tel: 91 120 4059 300   Fax: 91 120 4243 056 058
Email: safir@anandandanand.com
Website: www.anandandanand.com

The trademark department has advised extensively on numerous matters, including trademark, searches, prosecutions, assignments, oppositions, rectifications, trade dress, co-branding, marketing and distribution agreements, outsourcing of services, IP allocation, brand equity schemes and licensing agreements.

Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP

Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP

New Excelsior Building, 7th Floor, Wallace Street, AK Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai 400001, India

Tel: +91 22 2200 6322   Fax: +91 22 2200 6326
Email: info@krishnaandsaurastri.com
Website: www.krishnaandsaurastri.com

Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP is a full-service IP law firm. The firm’s trademark practice handles searches, filing, prosecution, maintenance, oppositions, revocations, appeals, infringement, passing off, anti-counterfeiting, parallel imports, due diligence, licensing, franchising and merchandising of trademarks. Our trademark clients include large and small trademark owners across all geographies and industries.

R K Dewan & Co

R K Dewan & Co

Podar Chambers, S A Brelvi Road, Fort Mumbai – 400001, India

Tel: +91 22 6177 5300   Fax: +91 22 2265 0159
Email: dewan@rkdewanmail.com
Website: www.rkdewan.com

RK Dewan & Co’s trademark division offers full contentious and non-contentious services, including investigations, filing, prosecution, attending to Madrid refusals, oppositions, rectifications, assignments, licensing, infringement/anti-counterfeit actions, customs recordal and multi-jurisdictional portfolio management. Globally serving over 4,000 clients RK Dewan is a powerhouse creating and executing innovative, cost-effective and winning India-centric strategies to protect and enforce IP rights.

RNA, IP Attorneys

RNA, IP Attorneys

401-402, 4th Floor, Suncity Success Tower, Golf Course Extension Road, Sector-65 Gurgaon-122005 National Capital Region (Haryana) India

Tel: +91 124 2841222   Fax: +91 124 2841144
Email: info@rnaip.com
Website: www.rnaip.com

RNA, IP Attorneys provides the full range of IP services to the world’s leading IP owners – from IP clearance, risk analysis and prosecution to licensing, litigation and enforcement. Our service is both professional and friendly, while our approach is flexible, creative and results-oriented.

SS Rana & Co

SS Rana & Co

317, Lawyers' Chambers, High Court of Delhi, New Delhi 110003, India

Tel: 91 11 30562000 (10 lines)   Fax: 91 11 30562010
Email: ssrana@ssrana.com
Website: www.ssrana.com

SS Rana & Co, founded in 1989, is one of India’s reputed law firms, specialising in all aspects of intellectual property, business and commercial laws. The firm provides impeccable services to many Fortune 500 companies, as well as numerous reputed international and national corporations, in respect of contentious and non contentious IP-related matters.

Italy

Bugnion Spa

Bugnion Spa

Viale Lancetti, 17 Milan 20158, Italy

Tel: 39 02 693031   Fax: 39 02 69303505
Email: fordep@bugnion.it
Website: www.bugnion.it

BUGNION SpA is a leading Italian IP firm. Founded in 1968 it has now 12 offices in Italy. Bugnion’s main field of expertise is obtaining and managing exclusive rights upon companies’ intellectual property (patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights). Bugnion and its network provides IP consulting and legal services: buying, selling, disputes, infringements, franchising and merchandising, licensing advices and the like.

IP Law Galli

IP Law Galli

Via Lamarmora n 40 20122 Milan, Italy

Tel: 39 02 5412 3094/5511 973   Fax: 39 02 5412 4344
Email: galli.mi@iplawgalli.it
Website: www.iplawgalli.it

Headed and founded by Professor Cesare Galli, a leading trademark practitioner and counsel for the Italian government, as well as editor of a highly reputed commentary on Italian intellectual property, the firm has obtained landmark decisions on trademark protection, acting for major foreign and domestic companies. The firm is deeply involved in online issues and international transactions, including licensing, security, M&A and trademark management strategies.

Mexico

Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Leibnitz 117 PH1, Col. Anzures, Mexico 11590

Tel: +52 55 5263 8730   Fax: +52 55 5263 8731
Email: main@bcb.com.mx
Website: www.bcb.com.mx

At Becerril, Coca & Becerril, SC we are keen to protect the ideas of our clients and to contribute to the development of their businesses. This is why we are committed to offering over 40 years of experience and a highly capable team, together with our unique organizational design, in order to take care of your ideas at every stage of the process.

Olivares & Cia

Olivares & Cia

Pedro Luis Ogazon No 17; Col San Angel; Deleg A, Obregón; CP 01000 Mexico, DF, Mexico

Tel: +52 55 53 22 30 00   Fax: +52 55 53 22 30 01
Email: olivlaw@olivares.com.mx
Website: www.olivares.com.mx

Olivares & Cia was established in 1969 with the purpose of providing legal and technical services of excellence in all areas of IP law. Olivares & Cia provides services to a wide variety of clients that range from individuals to domestic and foreign multinational corporations. Thanks to its continuous work efforts, service standards and trust from its clients, Olivares & Cia is now recognised throughout the world as one of the leading law firms in Mexico.

Uhthoff Gomez Vega & Uhthoff SC

Uhthoff Gomez Vega & Uhthoff SC

Hamburgo 260 Col Juarez 06600 Mexico DF, Mexico

Tel: 52 55 55 33 50 60   Fax: 52 55 52 08 83 87
Email: mailbox@uhthoff.com.mx
Website: www.uhthoff.com.mx

Uhthoff Gomez Vega & Uhthoff SC was founded in 1905 and since then it has been operating in the filing, maintenance and enforcement of IP-related matters. The firm is involved in patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and commercial agreements, litigation, domain names and corporate law, both in Mexico and abroad. We are distinguished by our tradition of service.

Netherlands

Markenizer BV

Markenizer BV

PO Box 28099, 3003 KB Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 10 5222612   Fax: +31 10 5222960
Email: info@markenizer.com
Website: www.markenizer.com

Markenizer is a small and efficiently organised law firm focusing on the prosecution of trademarks and designs, worldwide filing strategies, and advising and representing clients in conflicts and negotiations. Markenizer is active worldwide and its attorneys visit international conferences on a regular basis.

Norway

Bryn Aarflot

Bryn Aarflot

PO Box 449 Sentrum 0104 Oslo, Norway

Tel: +47 46 90 30 00   Fax:
Email: mail@baa.no
Website: www.baa.no

Established in 1947, Bryn Aarflot has a strong foothold in traditional trademark, design and patent prosecution. Combined with its focus on evolving and adapting to market demands, as well as its successful efforts to establish a highly capable IP litigation division, this makes the firm stand out as one of the few true one-stop shops for intellectual property in Norway.

Zacco

Zacco

Visiting: Haakon VII’s gate 2 Postal: PO box 2003 Vika, 0125 Oslo, Norway

Tel: 47 22 91 04 00   Fax: 47 22 91 05 00
Email: info.norway@zacco.com
Website: www.zacco.com

Zacco is a modern, consultancy-driven company with a 360-degree perspective on intellectual property, from patent filing, trademark registration and design protection to dispute resolution, information security and portfolio management. Zacco comprises more than 300 experts in all aspects of intellectual property, including a large number of experienced patent, trademark and design attorneys as well as highly skilled attorneys at law, paralegals and IT specialists.

Poland

JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys

JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys

Ul Zurawia 47/49, 00-680 Warsaw, Poland

Tel: +48 22 4360507   Fax: +48 22 4360502
Email: info@jwp.pl
Website: www.jwp.pl

JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys is one of the leading Polish IP law firms, providing comprehensive business-focused assistance in the field of IP protection and litigation in Poland and Europe. JWP assists in all types of trademark case, including searches, filings and prosecution before the Polish PTO and the EUIPO, as well as court and administrative proceedings concerning trademark and domain name infringement, anti-counterfeiting and unfair competition. JWP also offers its services in trademark portfolio management, renewals and recordals.

Kancelaria Rzeczników Patentowych J.Markieta, M.Zielin, M.Zielinska-Lazarowicz Spp

Kancelaria Rzeczników Patentowych J.Markieta, M.Zielin, M.Zielinska-Lazarowicz Spp

ul Wankowicza 5A lok.23, 02-796 Warszawa, Poland

Tel: 48 22 254 25 35   Fax: 48 22 254 25 34
Email: office@ipandlaw.com
Website: www.ipandlaw.com

We are an IP law boutique focused on enforcement of industrial property rights, including border measures, due diligence and other activities supporting licensing programmes. Our practice covers patents, utility models, designs and trademarks, from filing and registration to litigation and enforcement proceedings. We represent clients before the Polish courts, the Polish PTO, the EUIPO (European trademarks and designs) and the EPO (European patents).

Romania

VILAU | ASSOCIATES

VILAU | ASSOCIATES

30A Ermil Pangratti, Floors 6-7 011884, Bucharest, 1st District, Romania

Tel: +4037 620 3772   Fax: +4037 620 3773
Email: office@vilau.ro
Website: www.vilau.ro

VILAU | ASSOCIATES offers integrated services to clients on a broad range of IP issues. Our IP practice has received various awards and focuses on IP advice and enforcement – litigation and arbitration – in relation to patents, trademarks, designs, trade names, domain names, advertising and marketing rights, copyright, know-how and unfair competition, data protection and custom enforcement.

Russia

Gorodissky & Partners

Gorodissky & Partners

B Spasskaya Str, 25, bldg 3, Moscow 129090, Russia

Tel: +7 495 937 6116 / 6109   Fax: +7 495 937 6104 / 6123
Email: pat@gorodissky.ru
Website: www.gorodissky.com

Gorodissky & Partners is the largest IP practice in Russia, providing a full range of IP services. Over 130 highly professional patent/trademark attorneys assist clients in obtaining patents for their innovations in practically all fields of science and technology, as well as in designs, trademarks and service marks. Our lawyers provide efficient and cost-effective legal services relating to all IP matters, including enforcement, litigation, mediation, due diligence and licensing. Gorodissky & Partners has offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, N Novgorod, Krasnodar, Samara, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Perm and Kiev.

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG

11 Gogolevsky Boulevard, 119019, Moscow, Russia

Tel: +7 495 787 2070   Fax: +7 495 787 2071
Email: david.aylen@gowlingwlg.com
Website: www.gowlingwlg.com

The combination of Gowlings and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has brought together two world-class IP groups to create an international legal practice. Building on over 100 years of excellence, our IP legal professionals provide clients with international reach for IP services. We can help you to protect your innovations wherever your business takes you with a full complement of services in all areas of intellectual property, including trademarks, brands, copyrights, anti-counterfeiting, patents and industrial designs. Clients can count on Gowling WLG for innovation, results and value.

Serbia

POPOVIC POPOVIC & PARTNERS

POPOVIC POPOVIC & PARTNERS

Takovska 19, 11120 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel: +381 11 3239 442   Fax: +381 11 3242 646
Email: office@ppsp.rs
Website: www.ppsp.rs

The firm’s areas of practice include the registration of trademarks, the supervision of trademarks at the border and counterfeit goods on the market, and trademark enforcement and infringement. The firm provides services to Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Slovenia, as well as to Croatia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania through its associates.

Singapore

Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP

Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP

24 Raffles Place, #15-00 Clifford Centre, Singapore 048621, Singapore

Tel: +65 6533 9422   Fax:
Email: ip@donburk.com.sg
Website: www.donburk.com.sg

Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP has a 142-year history and is one of Singapore’s leading IP practices. It has an enviable stable of clientele, including the owners of some of the most valuable brand names in the world. The firm directly undertakes IP matters in Malaysia, Brunei and Vietnam, and has a dense network of trusted associates throughout Asia. Other offices: Malaysia | Vietnam

WongPartnership LLP

WongPartnership LLP

12 Marina Boulevard Level 28, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982, Singapore

Tel: 65 6416 8000   Fax:
Email: contactus@wongpartnership.com
Website: wongpartnership.com

WongPartnership LLP is an award-winning, fullservice law firm headquartered in Singapore. Our IP practice advises on the full spectrum of IP matters, including IP filings, portfolio management and strategy, transactional IP (licensing, franchising, joint development), and infringement and enforcement matters. Our clients include some of the world’s bestknown brand and IP rights owners, as well as government regulators.

South Korea

Patent 100 SIPPT

Patent 100 SIPPT

 
Room 717, 7th Floor, Korea Business Centre, 309 Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-860, Korea
 

Tel: 82 2 552 3600   Fax: 82 2 562 1188
Email: cen@patent100.com
Website: www.patent100.com

Providing a wide range of services in the field of intellectual property under the motto of ‘A Complete Satisfaction to Clients’, Patent 100 SIPPT assists its clients not only in the filing and prosecution of applications, but also in the maintenance and enforcement of their rights with utmost care and confidence.

Spain

PONS IP

PONS IP

Glorieta de Rubén Darío 4, 28010 Madrid, Spain

Tel: +34 91 700 7600   Fax:
Email: ponsip@pons.es
Website: www.ponsip.com

PONS IP is a global IP firm with 70 years of experience in Spain and Latin America. With over 130 professionals, its practice encompasses every aspect of intellectual property: patents, trademarks, utility models, designs, technology transfer and copyright. The firm covers every stage of the IP cycle, but prosecution is where it truly excels. PONS IP is the number one filer of Patent Cooperation Treaty and EU trademark applications in Spain and the number one filer of EU trademark applications in Europe.

Sweden

Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB

Sandart&Partners Advokatbyrå KB

PO Box 7131, SE-103 87 Stockholm, Sweden

Tel: 46 8 440 68 00   Fax: 46 8 440 68 10
Email: info@sandart.se
Website: www.sandart.se

Sandart & Partners is a niche firm with a high degree of specialisation in IP-related law. The firm specialises in providing high-quality legal advice and representing clients active in businesses where trademarks and other IP rights, technology and know-how play an important role.

Zacco

Zacco

Valhallavägen 117 N, 115 31 Stockholm, Sweden

Tel: 46 8 59 88 72 00   Fax: 46 8 59 88 73 00
Email: info.sweden@zacco.com
Website: www.zacco.com

Zacco is a modern, consultancy-driven company with a 360-degree perspective on intellectual property, from patent filing, trademark registration and design protection to dispute resolution, information security and portfolio management. Zacco comprises more than 300 experts in all aspects of intellectual property, including a large number of experienced patent, trademark and design attorneys as well as highly skilled attorneys at law, paralegals and IT specialists.

Switzerland

Meisser & Partners

Meisser & Partners

Bahnhofstrasse 8, 7250 Klosters, Switzerland

Tel: 41 81 410 23 23   Fax: 41 81 410 23 24
Email: mail@swisstm.com
Website: www.swisstm.com

Meisser & Partners, founded in 1979, is a leading Swiss full-service (prosecution and litigation) law firm specialising in international trademark protection and litigation. The 12-strong team of trademark professionals at Meisser & Partners is responsible internationally for a number of wellknown brands, among others, in the fields of finance, tobacco, cosmetics, tourism, technology and names of celebrities.

Taiwan

Deep & Far Attorneys-at-Law

Deep & Far Attorneys-at-Law

13 Fl, 27 Sec 3, Chung San N Rd, Taipei 104, Taiwan

Tel: 886 2 25856688   Fax: 886 2 25989900
Email: email@deepnfar.com.tw
Website: www.deepnfar.com.tw

Although trademark activities are not always highly technical, it is never worth pursuing the lowest cost option. Deep & Far Attorneys-at-Law, although not the largest firm in Taiwan, never compromises in offering the highest levels of qualified services at reasonable or competitive prices. CF Tsai/Ming-Yen Lin

Thailand

Chavalit & Associates Limited

Chavalit & Associates Limited

183 Rajanakarn Building 20th Floor, South Sathorn Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

Tel: 662 676 6667/662 676 6668   Fax: 662 676 6188/662 676 6189
Email: chavalitlaw@chavalitlaw.com
Website: www.chavalitlaw.com

C&A is one of the leading IP law firms in Thailand that provides a full range of legal services in the areas of intellectual property, telecommunication and e-commerce. We have extensive experience in trademark and patent prosecution, layout designs of integrated circuit applications and litigation. Owing to our strong litigation and anti-counterfeiting team, clients can rest assured that their rights and interests are well protected.

Uganda

Angualia Busiku & Co Advocates

Angualia Busiku & Co Advocates

Plot 3 Parliament Avenue, Raja Chambers, 2nd Floor Suite No 49, PO Box 27689 Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +25 6414 692 656   Fax:
Email: partners@lawyers-uganda.com
Website: www.lawyers-uganda.com

Angualia Busiku & Co Advocates has extensive experience in handling trademark portfolios for domestic and international companies in Uganda and East Africa. Our services include searches, filing and registration, prosecution, opposition, renewals, settlement negotiations, litigation, recordal of assignments, licences, franchising, joint development, infringement and enforcement matters.

Ukraine

Gorodissky & Partners

Gorodissky & Partners

25, V Chornovola str, office 3, Kiev 01135, Ukraine

Tel: +380 44 501 1871   Fax: +380 44 279 6896
Email: office@gorodissky.ua
Website: www.gorodissky.ua

Gorodissky & Partners, one of the largest IP practices in Ukraine, provides a full range of IP services. Our highly professional patent/trademark attorneys assist clients in obtaining patents for their innovations in practically all fields of science and technology, as well as in designs, trademarks and service marks. Our lawyers provide efficient and cost effective services relating to all IP matters, including enforcement, litigation, mediation and licensing.

United Kingdom

Fieldfisher LLP

Fieldfisher LLP

Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London EC4R 3TT, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7 861 4000   Fax: 44 207 481 0084
Email: ip@fieldfisher.com
Website: www.fieldfisher.com

Fieldfisher has one of the largest specialist IP departments in the United Kingdom and continues to expand in Europe and further afield. Fieldfisher is at the forefront of leading IP case law and acts for leading household names. Fieldfisher understands the commercial drivers of clients’ businesses and can deliver IP solutions that assist and drive them forward.

Locke Lord UK LLP

Locke Lord UK LLP

201 Bishopsgate London EC2M 3AB, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7861 9000   Fax: +44 20 7785 6869
Email: john.olsen@lockelord.com
Website: www.lockelord.com

Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm with over 1,000 lawyers in 23 cities around the world. The international trademark, copyright and branding group represents major consumer brand portfolios in protection, clearance, enforcement, litigation, licensing and anti-counterfeiting in world markets and online. Decades of brand strategy and counselling provide clients with the freedom and security to grow their business.

Nabarro LLP

Nabarro LLP

125 London Wall, London EC2Y 5AL, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7524 6000   Fax: +44 20 7524 6524
Email: info@nabarro.com
Website: www.nabarro.com

Nabarro has a reputation for sound judgement in trademark conflicts and diligence, proactivity and innovation in opposition work. It is recognised for helping clients to develop and implement thoughtful strategies for the protection, exploitation and enforcement of trademarks. Much of our work has an international flavour and we have particular expertise in handling well-known and famous trademarks.

United States

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

1251 Avenue of the Americas, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10020-1104, United States

Tel: +1 212 489 8230   Fax: +1 212 489 8340
Email: info@dwt.com
Website: www.dwt.com

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, with approximately 500 lawyers in nine offices, is dedicated to providing excellent legal services and delivering them in a manner that is customised to each client’s particular needs and preferences. This commitment has remained intact for decades as the firm has grown across the United States and into China.

Duane Morris LLP

Duane Morris LLP

1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036-4086, United States

Tel: +1 212 692 1027   Fax: +1 212 202 6014
Email: GPGulia@duanemorris.com
Website: www.duanemorris.com

Duane Morris attorneys counsel clients which are seeking to obtain or enforce trademark rights. Our trademark professionals regularly perform clearance searches and provide clients with registrability opinions. Duane Morris was ranked as the fifth most active trademark litigation firm among US firms. Duane Morris was also ranked number 10 in 2008 in terms of number of US trademark applications filed.

Venezuela

Bolet & Terrero

Bolet & Terrero

Av Francisco de Miranda, Edif. Cavendes Piso 12, Los Palos Grandes, Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela

Tel: +58 212 283 94 44   Fax: +58 212 284 16 40
Email: bolyter@bolyter.com
Website: www.bolyter.com

Bolet & Terrero is one of the oldest law firms in Venezuela and has been dedicated to IP activities since 1915. From its foundation the firm has consistently handled the registration and protection of its clients’ patents, trademarks, copyright and domain names in Venezuela, including counselling, prosecution, portfolio management, licensing, arbitration, litigation, unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting activity.

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