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Booth 32
AIPPI, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Tödistrasse 16
Zurich, Switzerland 8027

Cinzia Petruzzello

The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, known as AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), is the world’s leading International Organization dedicated to the development and improvement of laws for the protection of intellectual property. It is a politically neutral, non-profit organization, based in Switzerland with over 9000 Members representing more than 125 countries.

Booth 57
Alliance Technologies
9 Deer Park Drive, Suite B
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

Jonathan Chun
(732) 355-1234

Alliance Technologies is a full service, DEA licensed, and FDA registered and audited contract laboratory offering a wide range of chemical analysis and material testing services. Alliance complies with GLP and cGMP standards, and provides chemical testing, claims substantiation, r everse engineering, raw material screening, litigation support, and materials characterization.

Booth 11
31 St. James Avenue, Suite 1100
Boston, MA  02116

Tessa Michelsen
(617) 375-2668

Anaqua software combines insight with well managed processes and services to help turn intellectual property into competitive advantage. Our platform unifies analytics with critical tools, workflow, data, and documents into one efficient, intelligent environment. Our clients gain better insight for decision-making and business alignment while reducing and controlling costs.

Booth 18
AutoDocs, LLC
8233 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 250
Vienna, VA  22182

Sharon Frey
(703) 532-9720

Go paperless using IPDAS - a powerful tool that completes PTO/PCT forms and form letters/emails, uploads EFS Web filings and manages prior art for cases related by priority or subject matter!  IPDAS Electronic File Wrappers maintain a virtual file, helping you manage your documents/emails and view them over the Web.

Booth 29
Black Hills IP
730 2nd Avenue South, Suite 730
Minneapolis, MN  55402

Jim Brophy
(612) 354-8473

Outsourced IP legal support services from offices in South Dakota and Minnesota including intellectual property docketing, patent and trademark paralegal services, proofreading, and annuity management. U.S.-based paralegals ensure availability, confidentiality and elimination of export control issues.

Booth 43
Bloomberg Law
1801 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA  22202

Laura Falacienski
(800) 372-1033

The Intellectual Property Practice Center on Bloomberg Law® helps you navigate the intersection of IP law and business with integrated analysis, commentary, practice tools, news, case law, and other primary and secondary sources to give you a comprehensive, nuanced understanding of critical issues and implications for your clients.

Booth 10
Cahn Litigation Services
136 Browers Lane
Roslyn Heights, NY  11577

Steven Cahn
(516) 621-3890

Cahn Litigation Services provides: (1) expert witnesses for IP litigation in virtually every subject matter,(2) code review teams for software analysis, on-site and remotely, and (3) reverse engineering and product investigations for patent litigation. Our expert searches are always free and always driven by our clients’ specifications and strategies. With no obligation to use our candidates, we provide the complete flexibility you need to best serve your client.

Booth 17
Cardinal Intellectual Property
1603 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL  60201

Bryan Jerutis
(847) 905-7122

As the leading IP services company in the United States, the USPTO selected Cardinal to conduct their PCT searches and prepare preliminary opinions across all subject categories. Cardinal offers an experienced team of over 150 U.S.-based research professionals, more than half holding Masters, Ph.D.s, and/or J.D.s. We provide expertise and customized solutions including: patent and trademark searching, competitive monitoring, managed docketing, paralegal services,  e-discovery, and professional services.

Booth 44
2540 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH  43202

Sabine Kuhn
(614) 4473600

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, is dedicated to the ACS vision of improving people's lives through the transforming power of chemistry. At CAS, we organize, analyze, and share information that drives scientific discoveries. We facilitate your research to fuel tomorrow's innovation. Together, we will do great things.

Booth 19
Clarivate Analytics LLC
1925 Ballenger Avenue, 4th Floor
Alexandria, VA  22314

Michele Werder
44 207 433 4187

Clarivate Analytics accelerates the pace of innovation by providing trusted insights and analytics to global customers, enabling them to discover, protect and commercialize new ideas faster. Owns and operates leading subscription-based services focused on scientific and academic research, patent analytics and regulatory standards, pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence, trademark protection, domain brand protection and IP management. 

Booth 31
540 Bryant Street, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA  94040

Catherine Kim
(415) 264-7671

ClearAccessIP transforms IP portfolios from cost centers into profit centers. Law firms, corporations, and research centers benefit from end-to-end data automation, and integrated artificial intelligence into strategic portfolio decisions. We will give away two Google Homes.

Booth 34

Computer Packages, Inc. (CPI)

11 N Washington Street, Suite 300

Rockville, MD  20850

Kelly McManus

(301) 424-8890

Founded in 1968, Computer Packages Inc. (CPI) is the oldest and most trusted provider of IP Systems/Services. 1) CPI provides web-hosted IP Patent and Trademark Management Systems, Annuity Payment and Patent Data Audit Services; 2) CPI has unique capabilities in using public data to increase data reliability and completeness.



 Booth 46

CPA Global

3900 North Capital of Texas Hwy, Suite 78746

Austin, TX  78746


James Lee

(512) 306-8688


CPA Global is the world’s leading IP management and technology company. We offer customers The IP Platform: delivering integrated Innovation and IP Portfolio software, services and insights across the entire Idea Lifecycle, supporting customers every step of the way to realize the value of their ideas. IP One Data is at the heart of The IP Platform – empowering our customers with comprehensive, verified and reliable data. We are trusted by many of the world’s leading corporations and law firms, and backed by a global team of more than 2,000 passionate and visionary people.


Booth 26

CTC Legal Media

23 Hedgers Way, Kingworth


Kent, UK TN233GN


Jessica Lilley &


The Trademark Lawyer and The Patent Lawyer Magazines are industry leading publications that focus exclusively on their individual industries, reaching over 20,000 professionals worldwide. Published bi-monthly and available both in hard copy format and online, subscribers can also access the most important global news updates via weekly newsletters. The magazine features articles from top intellectual property professionals around the globe, covering topics including the latest law developments, litigation cases, jurisdictional updates, and more. With articles sourced from industry experts - attorneys, barristers, and in-house counsel members - we put a stop to generic IP information, allowing you to focus your time reading what interests you.


Booth 33


1200 18th Street, NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC  20008


Melissa Schneider

(760) 715-6025

Darts-ip is the largest and only GLOBAL patent and trademark case law platform. Use darts-ip to identity litigation activities associated with a company, NPE, patent family or trademark anywhere in the world. Find relevant decisions with English language translations in places like Germany, China, Japan and the US. Custom reports bring international cases to life with global information about win rates, invalidity, NPE activity, injunctions, damages, legal trends and more. Visit us in the exhibit hall for a demo and free trial.

Booth 49


1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 300

Evanston, IL  60201


Sharon Shofner-Meyer

(888) 249-1726

Delegate is the combined expertise of two names recognized for outstanding quality in the IP administrative services industry — Valipat and Envoy. We help over 650 patent agencies, law firms and corporate in-house IP departments throughout the world relieve the pressures they are facing. We provide structured, secure and effective IP administrative services for: IP annuities and renewals; IP recordals; PCT national/regional phase entries; Paris Convention filings; Stand-alone translations by patent attorneys; and European patent validations (for EP attorneys only).


Booth 37


2433 Fort Scott Drive

Arlington, VA  22202


Jennifer Overly

(703) 229-8860

DeMarcoIP is a full service patent research firm that focuses on providing high quality patent search services to patent attorneys. We are experts at efficiently searching the world of patent and non-patent literature to find the references that will meet your validity, novelty, state of the art, and clearance search needs. Our diverse team of patent researchers utilizes a full array of patent and non-patent search tools to locate the most relevant patents, published applications, and non-patent literature. Our proven search methodologies enable us to maximize the probability of identifying particularly relevant art and minimize the odds of missing relevant art. We look forward to assisting you with your patent search needs.


Booth 51

Dennemeyer – The IP Group

2 North Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500

Chicago, IL  60606


Leon Steinberg

(312) 380-6500


The Dennemeyer Group has been setting benchmarks for all services and software solutions in the IP industry for 55 years. Dennemeyer evolved rapidly into the world’s most comprehensive full-service provider for the protection & management of Intellectual Property rights: from legal services (Dennemeyer & Associates), software and management services (Dennemeyer IP Solutions) right down to IP consulting (Dennemeyer IP Consulting).

Booth 21 & 22

European Patent Office

Rennweg 12

Vienna, Austria 01030


Burkhardt Oelwein



With the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court poised in the starting blocks, the EPO will present essential information on the new system at this year’s AIPLA 2017. The Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court are the new building blocks which will complete and strengthen the existing centralized European patent granting system. Users will have (at their disposal) an attractive, cost-effective option for patent protection and dispute settlement across Europe.


Booth 50


149 Commentwealth Drive

Menlo Park, CA  94025


Angela Meyer

(650) 688-6951

Exponent offers a broad range of consultation on design patents and issues related to trademarks, copyrights, trade dress and infringement.

Booth 30

Global Patent Solutions

1375 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 330

Scottsdale, AZ  85257


Robb Evans

(877) 758-8634

Leading provider of patent search services and support for patent prosecution and litigation attorneys.  Decisions are only as good as the data upon which they rely.® Ensure your decisions are informed by the best data and analytics that are available: Global Patent Solutions.

Booth 25

Herbert L. Jamison & Co., LLC

20 Commerce Drive, Second Floor

Cranford, NJ  07016


Thomasina Peele

(973) 731-0806


The Jamison Insurance Group is a leading insurance and risk management resource for intellectual property lawyers. We offer innovative professional liability insurance, business & personal insurance, customized risk management programs, employee benefit programs and retirement planning.


Booth 28

IEEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated)

445 Hoes Lane

Piscataway, NJ 08845


Sofia Abd Elhady


InnovationQ Plus, powered by IEEE and, is a new innovation discovery and analytics platform that combines deep engineering knowledge from IEEE content with’s global patent and non­patent literature. Powered by’s proprietary cognitive retrieval engine, InnovationQ Plus rapidly sifts through massive amounts of big data to quickly and efficiently pinpoint relevant patents, applications, and non­patent literature, delivering industry leading search results. InnovationQ Plus enables IP discovery, analysis, and mapping of patent and non­patent material in one easy­touse, highly accurate search tool. 


Booth 12

Intellectual Property Insurance Services Corporation (IPISC)

9720 Bunsen Parkway

Louisville, KY  40299


Gil Shaheen

(502) 855-5311


IPISC is the world leader with over 25 years of insuring products & intellectual property: patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets against infringement.  IPISC created the first Enforcement/Abatement Insurance policy in the world.  Other policies we offer include Defense Insurance, Collateral Protection Insurance, Multi-Peril IP Reimbursement, & Troll Defense Insurance. Please stop by our booth for a chance to win an Amazon Echo Show.


Booth 52

IP Korea Center, Inc (IPKC)

8500 Leesburg Pike, Suite 410

Vienna, VA  22182


Ryan Han

(703) 388-1066


On behalf of the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), IP Korea Center Inc. provides direct assistance for inquiries regarding PCT applications that designate the KIPO as their International Searching Authority (ISA) and/or International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA). KIPO has been the most recommended ISA and IPEA by U.S. PCT applicants. KIPO aims to provide high-quality search and examination services by improving examination systems.


Booth 7

IP Toolworks, LLC

962 W Galbraith Road

Cincinnati, OH  45231


Yvonne Morriss

(574) 222-6774


We make good IP attorneys better--Our Arguminer software provides dynamic applied authority by mining responses others have prepared in patent prosecution, and instantly matching your rejection to arguments that have (or if you prefer, haven’t) been successful in situations like yours. Negotiate with confidence using current best practices, drawn from 16,000+ practicing patent attorneys.

Booth 36


1114 Lost Creek BlvdSuite 400

Austin, TX  78746


Karthik Sankar

(512) 284-8200


iRunway provides intricate source code analysis, circuit analysis, product testing, reverse engineering, and financial analysis services to help patent owners unlock and protect the value of their patents. The deep technology expertise of its team enables clients to identify and isolate critical technical evidence to support infringement theories, thus improving litigation and licensing outcomes. iRunway has expertise in multiple domains including software, electrical, hardware, semiconductor, telecommunications, networking, medical devices and biotechnology. Over the years, the firm has helped its clients win multiple billions in jury verdicts and settlements.

Booth 27


620 Eight Avenue, 34th Floor

New York, NY  10018


Joe Edmonds

(212) 751-2700


Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its nearly 350 neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases.

Booth 53


611 N 10th Street,Suite 400

St. Louis, MO  63101


Jack Liput

(314) 655-6600


Juristat is a data analytics company that is revolutionizing the practice of patent prosecution by transforming raw data from the USPTO into actionable insights patent attorneys can use.


Booth 45

Key-Systems ISA

885 Harrison Street, DE

Leesburg, VA 20175


Bonnie Wittenburg

(703) 554-2517


BrandShelter is the corporate domain management division of Key-Systems GmbH, and offers powerful, secure tools for monitoring, online brand and trademark protection, in addition to domain portfolio management.  Take control of your domain portfolio through BrandShelter’s simple, efficient and secure web-based interface.  Provide your domain portfolio with the total protection of BrandShelter.   


Booth 56

Legal Advantage, LLC

10411 Motor City Drive, Suite 750

Bethesda, MD  20817


Jeffrey S. Sobek

(312) 330-3133


Legal Advantage is a legal support services provider that specializes in Prior-Art Searches, Patent Illustrations and Patent Translations. With 15 years of experience in the industry, completed over 50,000 projects and maintained high client retention rate. Visit our booth and enter our daily drawings for a chance to win gifts.


Booth 20

Managing Intellectual Property

225 Park Avenue South

New York, NY  10003


Thomas St. Denis

(212) 224-3412


Managing IP is the premier global information resource for IP owners and practitioners, combining daily sources of information surrounding IP developments, e-newsletters, a monthly magazine, web seminars, surveys, industry guides and events. We provide up-to-date news and in-depth analysis on all major IP issues, and help rights owners develop strategies to achieve commercial success.


Booth 59

Morningside IP

450 7th Avenue, 10th Floor

New York, NY  10123


Sarah Chernofsky

(212) 643-8800


Morningside IP is a recognized leader in foreign patent filing, a one-stop-shop for EP validation and PCT national phase entry in over 175 countries. We partner with Global 500 patent departments to streamline the patent translation & foreign filing process and lower costs by 35-50%. Morningside IP: your best resource for high-quality patent translation & foreign filing services.


Booth 14

MultiLing Corporation

180 North University Avenue, 6th Floor

Provo, UT  84601


James Watson

(801) 377-2000


As a leading provider of patent translation and related services, MultiLing supports the world’s most sophisticated and demanding patent filers.delivered its reputation upon delivering high-quality translation and designing custom solutions that meet the business needs of our clients. We integrate technological innovation with industry-leading processes. We help our clients build long-term value by improving the quality, consistency, and on-time delivery of their patent filings. When it comes to protecting your IP, the right words matter.


Booth 54

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

8490 Progress Drive

Frederick, MD  21701


Louis Kuta

(301) 624-8752


It is anticipated that NIH OLAO will award several contracts to procure patent related legal services for the NIH technology transfer offices in four technology categories: biotechnology, chemistry, medical engineering, and software. Services being sought include prior art searches, legal opinions, patent filings, patent prosecution, licensing consultation, and various contested proceedings. More information about this potential opportunity can be found at Notice No. HHS-NIH-OD-(TTC)-OLAO-OA-263-2019 on our website. Contracting officers and managers from the NIH technology transfer office will be present at the AIPLA booth.


Booth 16

National Inventors Hall of Fame

600 Dulany Street

Alexandria, VA 22314


Maggie Petrush


Founded in 1973, the National Inventors Hall of Fame honors inventors and invention, inspires creativity, and challenges the next generation to embrace the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship through partnership with the USPTO, more than 250 of the nation’s greatest universities, and over 2,500 of the country’s finest school districts.


Booth 58

Nordic Patent Institute

Helgeshoj Alee 81

Taastrup, Denmark 2630


Kim Pedersen



We provide Global Prior Art Searches for Companies and IP law firms. We use the competences of the patent examiners at the Danish and Norwegian Patent Offices. The examiners are all highly skilled with extensive experience in searching patent and non-patent literature using the best available search tools and databases.


Booth 1

O P Solutions, Inc.

350 1st Avenue, Suite MG

New York, NY  10010


Michael Frechtman

(212) 979-1000


Creator of PATTSY and PATTSY WAVE IP Management Software, featuring an exceptionally intuitive user interface, web accessibility, IDS management, validation with private PAIR, TSDR, and international web sites, user-friendly report writer, automated correspondence, Outlook Calendar integration and much more.  Providing quality IP software with responsive and knowledgeable support for 25 years.


Booth 5

Park IP Translations

15 W 37th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018

David Schaller



Park IP Translations, a Welocalize company, provides translation, litigation and filing solutions for patent and legal professionals in more than 175 language and filing-ready documentation into more than 60 countries. We protect our clients’ most valued assets and deliver the highest quality translations as a result of our ISO 9001:2015 certification.


Booth 23

Patents Ink, Patent Illustrations

3635 Old Court Road, Suite 610

Baltimore, MD  21208


Michael Reches

(410) 484-5844


Patents Ink has revolutionized the patent illustration industry by continuously breaking new ground in technology, affordability and unparalleled customer service. As always, here is what you can expect from us: Price will never be an issue. We can turnaround drawings SAME-DAY. No Rush Fees -EVER. Online Access: Order, upload and track your drawings. Search, review and download your drawings. Online collaboration with our illustrators. Extraordinary personal service!


Booth 47

PK Patent Law

213 S. Payne Street

Alexandria, VA  22314


Peter G. Korytnyk

(703) 892-5210


PK Patent Law is an intellectual property law firm that conducts expert patent research at the Public Search Facility in the USPTO on a computer searching system used by US patent examiners.  Former patent examiners and skilled patent attorneys at PK Patent Law ensure that your search results are the most thorough and complete in the business.


Booth 35

Reed Tech a LexisNexis Company

7 Walnut Grove Drive

Horsham, PA  19055


Sharon Schaffer
(215) 441-6400


Reed Tech(r), a LexisNexis(r) company, offers deep content, innovative products and cutting-edge services to help IP professionals conduct thorough patent research for prior art analysis and to create more effective patent applications. Our suite of IP tools will help you throughout the patent creation, prosecution and research, from beginning to end. The IP solutions we offer help simplify the often complicated process of patent research by compiling information from primary sources into easy-to-use formats.


Booth 15

RPX Corporation

One Market, Steuart Tower, Suite 1100

San Francisco, CA  94105


Jennifer Gallagher

(415) 852-3180


RPX Insight brings machine and human intelligence together to give patent law practices a competitive edge—with hand-analyzed data, interactive research tools, and proprietary news and analysis.


Booth 13

SMD Group

Manhagener Allee 76a

22926 Ahrensburg, GERMANY


Farzad Panjshiri

(703) 553 2585


SMD Group is in every respect a global trademark search and watch company. Our portfolio embraces a wide range of trademark related products and services, such as searches with legal opinions, trademark and design patent search software, and various publications on trademark legal practice such as “Country Index” ( We understand the needs of the trademark profession better than any other IP Services company. Drop your card to win an original German teddy bear!

Booth 38

Specifio, Inc

Ian C. Schick

4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 210

Marina del Rey, CA 90292


Ian C. Schick

Phone: (310) 237-6470


Specifio is transforming the way patent applications are created. Using natural language generation technology, attorney-drafted patent claims can now be automatically converted to a full patent application (with figures!) in about 5 minutes.  It all happens over email so there is no software to install or complicated interface to learn.


Booth 55

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

Stauffacherstrasse 65/59 g

Bern CH-3003


Nicole Vollenweider

0041 31 377 73 55


ip-search is a service of the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, the Swiss national agency for patents, trademarks and designs. ip-search provides high-quality, tailor-made patent and technology searches.


Booth 6

The Swedish Patent Office

Valhallavagen 136

Stockholm, Sweden 0


Måns Marklund



PRV InterPat has been offering search services in all technical areas for nearly 70 years. We support the industry with highly qualified information and a number of services in patent, trademark and design. We provide our customers with qualitative information and services within intellectual property and deliver the basis for your decision making.  We are proud to have access to the most prominent worldwide search tools.


Booth 24

TPR International

17055 Via Del Campo, Suite 200

San Diego, CA  92127


Trudi Jones

(888) 592-6957


TPR supports high-achieving IP attorneys with trusted prior art research and analysis. TPR draws on 20 years of experience along with the success of thousands of cases, to uncover critical prior art through an extensive collection of databases as well as on-the-ground native language sources in over 40 different countries. Drop by the TPR booth for a chance to win a set of Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones (black).


Booth 41 & 42


3 Park Avenue

40th Floor

New York, NY  10016


Max Weisman

(212) 689-5555


TransPerfect supports IP attorneys both in-house and at law firms through a diverse array of offerings including translation of patent applications for foreign filing, filing of patents via PCT, direct phase and EP valdiation, as well as a full suite of litigation support services.


Booth 39

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

600 Dulany Street

Alexandria, VA  22314


Steven P. Griffin

(571) 272-8800

The USPTO promotes the progress of science and the useful arts through the issuance of patents, encouraging technological advancement by providing incentives to invent, invest in, and disclose new technology worldwide. Through the registration of trademarks, the agency assists businesses in protecting their investments, promoting goods and services, and safeguarding consumers against confusion and deception in the marketplace.


Booth 40

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

34, chemin des Colombettes

CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland


Pascal Piriou

41 22 338 95 23


Visit our stand to learn more about the PCT and WIPO’s other services. Featured at this year’s stand is ePCT, WIPO’s electronic portal for the management and filing of PCT applications, with its new user interface and more user-friendly strong authentication methods. Online filing via ePCT is available at over 50 receiving Offices, including RO/IB. ePCT is also used for preparing and validating the RO/101 data for submission to the e-filing systems of Offices such as RO/CA, RO/IL, RO/US that do not accept direct filings using ePCT. Live demonstrations will also be given on other PCT electronic services.

​​​Booth #2

AOA Medical

47 Cedarlake Irvine, CA 92614


Bryan Gokbayrak



Distributor of drug free pain management, TENS & EM