The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) leads a diverse IP community by enhancing practitioner knowledge and shaping the future of IP law. AIPLA is at the forefront of intellectual property, promoting the adoption of strong and balanced laws both in the United States and worldwide. With access to top-quality education and training, breaking IP news and information, and over 40 committees that address cutting-edge IP issues, membership in AIPLA is the single most valuable asset that IP attorneys and agents have in their professional toolkits. AIPLA: The Best Value in IP. Join today at www.aipla.org.
Corsearch, a Wolters Kluwer business
Corsearch’s innovative solutions address the needs of trademark professionals across the full spectrum of the brand lifecycle. Corsearch services, including those from Avantiq and CitizenHawk, combine deep domain expertise and unparalleled service with quality research and sophisticated technology designed for clearing and protecting trademarks globally, both online and offline. Corsearch’s array of brand protection tools enable users to uncover and stop instances of online infringement. Also, from our extensive Comprehensive Search to our advanced Global Screening and cutting-edge Watching Services, we strive to exceed your expectations in all that we do. Our flexible approach to product bundling and our custom projects allow you to select from a variety of popular search types so that you can get exactly what you need, and can benefit from generous package discounts as well as high-touch, premium service.
The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) is the world’s leading international organisation dedicated to the development and improvement of intellectual property. Its objective is to improve and promote the protection of intellectual property on both an international and national basis. It pursues this objective by working for the development, expansion and improvement of international and regional treaties and agreements, and also national laws relating to intellectual property. AIPPI operates by conducting studies of existing national laws and policies, and proposes measures to achieve international harmonisation of law, policy and practice.
Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP)
The International Chamber of Commerce's Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative unites the global business community to identify and address IP rights issues more efficiently and to petition for greater commitment by local, national and international officials. By delivering compelling messages from industry executives, BASCAP underscores the severity of the problem and compels governments, the public and the media to take action and ensure that intellectual property is respected and protected: www.iccwbo.org/bascap.
Globe Law and Business
Globe Law and Business specialises in producing practical, topical titles for international legal and business professionals.
Established in 2005, we set out to create books that are of a sufficiently high level to be of real use to the experienced professional, yet still accessible and easy to navigate. We are a division of Globe Business Publishing Ltd, based in London, focusing in particular on intellectual property, energy and finance.
We love books. Our hardback titles are carefully produced, with the utmost attention paid to the editorial, design and production processes. We hope that this results in high-quality titles which are easy to read.
The Anti-counterfeiting Group
The Anti-counterfeiting Group (ACG) is a not-for-profit trade association, recognized as a leading authority on the worldwide trade in fakes. ACG was founded in the United Kingdom in 1980 with just 18 members in the automotive industry, who discovered that they all had a common problem with counterfeit parts. We now represent nearly 200 organizations globally, operating in, or providing specialist advice to, most industry sectors where counterfeiting is an issue.
World Customs Organization (WCO)
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only international intergovernmental organisation uniquely focused on customs matters. With 177 members across the globe collectively processing 99% of world trade, the WCO is recognised as the voice of the customs community. It is noted for its expertise in developing global standards, simplifying and harmonising customs procedures, trade security, trade facilitation, customs enforcement and compliance including counterfeiting and piracy, the Harmonized System goods nomenclature, valuation, origin and customs capacity building. More info is available at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading provider of intellectual property solutions. Our offerings are used by professionals across the IP lifecycle to develop, maintain and extract maximum value from their intellectual assets. Visit our Intellectual Property Solutions website to see how we can support your needs across the IP lifecycle.
ITMA – Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) was founded in 1934 and has about 1,600 members. ITMA promotes high standards of training, qualification and continued learning in order to ensure that the Trade Mark Attorney profession is able to undertake on behalf of clients, large and small, all of the work associated with securing and protecting trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the UK and abroad.
For information about becoming a member of ITMA and the many benefits of joining us click here: http://www.itma.org.uk/about/join_us/benefits
International Trademark Association
The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective commerce.
INTA was founded in 1878 by 17 merchants and manufacturers which saw a need for an organisation “to protect and promote the rights of trademark owners, to secure useful legislation and to give aid and encouragement to all efforts for the advancement and observance of trademark rights”.
Today, 5,900 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries make INTA a powerful network of powerful brands. Members of INTA find true value in its global trademark research, policy development, and education and training.
The International Anti-counterfeiting Coalition
The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition Inc (IACC) is a Washington DC-based non-profit organisation devoted solely to combating product counterfeiting and piracy.
Formed in 1979, our member-driven organisation comprises a cross-section of business and industry - from autos, apparel, luxury goods and pharmaceuticals to food, software and entertainment. Our membership also includes private law firms, investigative and product security firms, government agencies and IP associations.
The touchstone of the IACC's mission is to combat counterfeiting and piracy by promoting laws, regulations, directives, strategic initiatives and relationships designed to render the theft of intellectual property undesirable and unprofitable.
MARQUES, which was founded in 1987, is the association of European trademark owners.
MARQUES represents trademark owners’ interests before the relevant EU and other international bodies in all relevant areas. It also organizes networking and educational events and promotes communication between brand owners in Europe.
The MARQUES website provides a wide range of information and general IP resources of use to both trademark owners and legal practitioners.
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