Platinum sponsor

Clarivate Analytics

Clarivate Analytics is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics in order to accelerate the pace of innovation. With a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and TechstreetClarivate Analytics is a new and independent company with a bold entrepreneurial mission to help clients to radically reduce the time taken to turn new ideas into life-changing innovations.


Gold sponsors

Via Licensing Corporation

Via Licensing Corporation is a world-leading provider of IP solutions, such as patent pools. Via maintains deep relationships with global leaders in the technology and entertainment fields, as well as other highly innovative companies from around the world. Via administers patent pools that promote innovation in technologies such as audio, broadcast and wireless.  

Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

Philips Intellectual Property & Standards (IP&S) proactively pursues the creation of new intellectual property in close cooperation with Philips’ operating businesses and Philips Group Innovation. Philips IP&S is a leading industrial IP organisation that provides world-class IP solutions to Philips businesses to support their growth, competitiveness and profitability.

Philips' IP portfolio consists of 79,000 patent rights, 49,000 trademarks, 86,000 design rights and 4,400 domain names. Philips filed 1,690 patents in 2016, with a strong focus on growth areas in health and well-being.

Philips IP&S participates in the setting of standards to create new business opportunities. Employing around 300 people, Philips IP&S has a strong global presence with offices in key countries, which allows it to create and exploit the Philips IP portfolio while working closely with internal and external customers.

Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratories advances the science of sight and sound to create and enable spectacular experiences. Through breakthrough research in science and engineering, Dolby transforms sights and sounds into spectacular experiences.

We bring our innovations to people through collaborative partnerships that include artists, businesses and consumers worldwide. With our partners we deliver vivid experiences in the cinema, at home and on the go – experiences so lifelike that people feel as if they have been transported into a cinematic story or a pulsing sphere of music, a distant conference room or an action-packed game.

In both entertainment and communications, through audio and imaging, we give everyone the power to see, hear and feel the spectacular.


Nokia is a global leader in creating the technologies at the heart of our connected world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. 

From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.

Our valuable IP portfolio, built from more than €119 billion invested in R&D over the last two decades, spans more than 26,000 patent families. With active licensing programmes for smartphone, automotive and consumer electronics markets, we have more than 100 licensees, mainly for standards-essential patents. 


Finnegan is one of the world’s largest IP law firms, practising all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. More than 300 of Finnegan’s legal professionals hold degrees in scientific disciplines, more than 225 are registered to practise before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and nearly 40 are former USPTO patent examiners. Finnegan delivers sophisticated legal strategies to help clients protect, advocate and leverage their valuable IP assets, with technical expertise in virtually every industry and technology, including automotive, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, chemicals, electronics, semiconductors, computers and software, industrial manufacturing, consumer products, medical devices, clean energy and renewables, robotics and three-dimensional printing.

Protecting innovative technologies and valuable brands developed in Asia has long been a focus for Finnegan and continues to be a driving factor in expanding accessibility to clients in the region. Since opening its first international office in Tokyo in 1988, it recognised the importance of the Asian market and forged strong relationships with inventive companies, which remain valued clients. With a client base that spans the continent, it has offices in strategic technology centres to provide clients with local resources for US and European IP law capabilities. Its teams in Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai and Seoul coordinate with attorneys and professionals throughout the firm to seamlessly serve clients with interests in Asia. The firm also has an active and expanding presence in India.


Sisvel is a world leader in managing intellectual property and maximising the value of patent rights. Founded in 1982, the Sisvel Group is global in scope and reach, with offices in Italy, the United States, China, Japan, Germany, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom and approximately 100 professionals with technical, legal and licensing expertise. Sisvel has a long history of managing successful patent portfolios, including those relating to the MP3 and MPEG audio compression standards and widespread technologies such as on-screen display, automatic tuning and sorting systems, widescreen signalling and terrestrial digital video broadcasting. Sisvel operates patent pools and joint licensing programmes relating to DVB-T2, LTE/LTE-A, 3G, WiFi and recommendation engines, together with its Sisvel Wireless licensing programme.


Intralink manages sales, licensing and investment programmes for companies entering new markets in East Asia and Europe. Our team of over 70 full-time employees offers clients low-risk, cost-effective and practical means to engage in new markets, establish a domestic presence and generate new and incremental revenues. Since 1990 we have worked with over 1,000 organisations ranging from technology start-ups to global corporations which operate across multiple industries.

As part of Intralink’s broader international market expansion services, we manage licensing programmes for companies with high-quality IP assets. We have helped clients – including many Fortune 500 companies from Europe and the United States – to conclude fully paid-up and royalty-bearing licenses with Asia’s leading firms in the electronics, telecommunications and pharmaceutical sectors. With its history of leadership in these sectors, Asia represents a major opportunity for Western companies to monetise their IP assets.

Intralink is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has offices in Oxford, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Silicon Valley and Boston. 


Established in March 1993, Liu Shen & Associates is a patent and trademark agency registered with the Ministry of Justice. It was designated by the Chinese government to deal with patent and trademark affairs involving overseas parties.

Liu Shen & Associates can serve clients in all phases of the IP lifecycle, including the acquisition, transfer and licensing of rights, investment, enforcement and protection, as well as related litigation and administrative proceedings. The firm’s practice mainly focuses on the filing and prosecution of patent applications and the registration of trademarks on behalf of foreign clients. It also handles IP law-related litigations, the licensing and transfer of technology, joint venture and e-commerce matters, and related trial and appellate litigation, as well as dispute resolutions before administrative authorities.

Liu Shen & Associates’ strength is in the quality and expertise of its professionals in the area of intellectual property and related laws and practices. Most partners have been leading practitioners in the field for more than two decades, and the majority of the firm’s professionals have advanced degrees in various subjects. Further, all of its professionals are at least bilingual. Its high-quality service has won the trust of many well-known corporations worldwide, which have become long-lasting clients and business partners.

Liu Shen & Associates has 430 staff, including 90 attorneys at law and 190 patent attorneys, with expertise spanning most technical fields.

RPX Corporation

RPX Corporation is a leading provider of patent risk management solutions. Since its foundation in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. The San Francisco-based company's pioneering approach combines principal capital, deep patent expertise and client contributions to generate enhanced patent buying power. By acquiring patents and patent rights, RPX helps to mitigate and manage patent risk for its growing client network.

As of March 31 2017 RPX had invested over $2 billion to acquire more than 17,500 US and international patent assets and rights on behalf of over 300 clients in eight key sectors: automotive, consumer electronics and personal computers, e-commerce and software, financial services, media content and distribution, mobile communications and devices, networking and semiconductors.


Vectis is an IP and technology licensing company which believes in the key role of intellectual property in promoting innovation. Vectis supports a level playing field for IP owners and implementers, working with both to unlock the full value of innovation sharing. With its global reach, Vectis is a solution provider and a contributor to a fairer and more sustainable innovation system. Our mission is to offer dedicated services, leveraging our professional and collaborative approach, with both new and longstanding partners. Giustino de Sanctis is the founder and CEO of Vectis.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon

For more than a century, the world’s leading companies have turned to Shook, Hardy & Bacon to obtain favourable results in the most contentious circumstances. Our clients expect more than wins – they engage us both inside and outside the courtroom to protect their business investments and maximise opportunities for growth. At Shook, we believe that legal excellence begins and ends with relationships founded on creative and practical solutions. Our attorneys approach every challenge with integrity, tenacity and collegiality to achieve the best results for those that we represent.

Shook is an international law firm with 12 offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. We are dedicated to serving clients in the health, science, technology, and consumer goods industries, in areas ranging from product liability defence and commercial litigation to intellectual property.

Shook's IP group works on behalf of clients to secure both domestic and foreign patent, trademark and copyright protection. From IP and technology litigation, patent portfolio development and management and patent landscaping and risk mitigation to IP licensing, sales and acquisitions, Shook provides comprehensive IP services. One of our most significant differentiators is our corps of more than 100 scientific analysts − professionals with master’s and doctorate degrees in a host of technologies. We deploy them to perform complex technical analysis, assess prior art and other tasks for which many firms would use junior associates or outside consultants. By pairing our analysts with our experienced IP attorneys, we provide teams that are practical, adept and immersed in clients’ technology.

Houlihan Lokey

Houlihan Lokey is a global investment bank with expertise in M&A, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation and strategic consulting. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of its commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey‘s tech+IP advisory group provides a unique focus on helping world-renowned clients extract maximum value from their intellectual property as a strategic corporate asset.

The tech+IP advisory group provides strategic transaction, valuation, M&A advisory, IP-backed capital formation and restructuring, and analytic services focused on technology and intellectual property for hundreds of innovative companies and market leaders globally. While individual deals come and go, its focus is on clients’ business success. The tech+IP team uses its expertise and insights to evaluate strategic alternatives and create tradable deals. It has clients ranging from Global 100 corporations to emerging and medium-sized companies throughout North America, Europe and East Asia.

Houlihan Lokey understands that companies driven by innovation require the sophistication of an adviser that has the experience and expertise to think ahead of the market and utilise solid industry relationships to help solve their toughest technology and IP challenges. 

IAM Market

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.

Navigant Consulting, Inc

Navigant Consulting, Inc is a global professional services firm. Navigant teams combine industry expertise with experience and foresight to pinpoint emerging opportunities in order to help clients to build, manage and protect business value. Its professional service areas include strategy, finance, compliance, investigative, disputes, valuations and transactions. Navigant has 60 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, and more than 5,000 employees. 

The Navigant IP practice works closely with internal and external industry experts to offer full-service IP valuation, strategy and transaction services across cutting-edge technology areas, including information and communications technology, life sciences, medical devices, energy and financial services. Navigant IP combines state of the art data and analytics with advanced valuation methodologies to support decision making in portfolio management and monetisation. 

The Navigant IP team actively negotiates IP-based transactions, structures and manages joint development and licensing programmes and provides expert damages testimony. Its clients range from large multinational companies to individual innovators, law firms and investors. It employs advanced valuation methodologies to measure the profit contribution of intellectual property appropriately; this, together with its insights, network and experience in the IP marketplace, helps to enhance client returns.


HTS is a select team of experienced and credentialled licensing, technical and business executives. We have a core team of highly skilled IP professionals, each with up to 20 years of best practice experience in licensing, litigation, patent prosecution, valuation, reverse engineering and patent asset brokerage. We have supported and led licensing programmes resulting in many multimillion-dollar settlements, and generated several hundred million dollars of incremental revenue for our clients. We work with Fortune 500 technology companies in the United States, Europe, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China, with a reputation for integrity that is unsurpassed in the industry.


TechInsights helps IP owners to maximise the value of their patents through portfolio assessment, understanding cross-market applicability and advising on development, assertion and divestment strategies. We possess the world’s most comprehensive technical body of knowledge gained from over a quarter of a century of reverse engineering excellence in semiconductors, electronics and software. Our experts in understanding and mapping technology to patents have helped clients, including over half of the top 50 US patent holders, to get the most from their IP assets. If you need assistance in managing your most complex technology or IP challenges, turn to TechInsights for assured results.


We are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility.

Some 40% of global mobile traffic runs through networks that we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world rely every day on networks that we manage. With more than 39,000 granted patents, we have one of the industry’s strongest IP rights portfolios.

Our leadership in technology and services has been a driving force behind the expansion and improvement of connectivity worldwide. We believe that through mobility, our society can be transformed for the better. New innovations and forms of expression are finding a greater audience, industries and hierarchies are being revolutionised and we are seeing a fundamental change in the way that we communicate, socialise and make decisions together.

These exciting changes represent the realisation of our vision: a networked society, where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.

Silver sponsors


Finjan is recognised 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 programme 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.

Richardson Oliver Law Group

With over 60 years’ IP strategy and execution experience, the Richardson Oliver Law Group (ROL Group) successfully aligns intellectual property with business strategy. With two former general counsels and internationally recognised top-level IP strategists, it enables clients to capitalise on opportunities and find creative solutions at the heart of business, technology and the law. The ROL Group provides clients with access to its proprietary database representing $14 billion worth of patent buying opportunities. The database spans over 3,900 patent deals – with over 92,000 patent assets – and allows clients to find the best patent buying opportunities, optimise their buying and selling programmes and make data-driven business decisions. The ROL Group the skills and experience necessary to achieve business goals in initial IP and privacy programme set-up, strategy options development and counter-assertion patent buying programmes.


Microsoft believes that intellectual property is the currency of innovation. Our patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets protect and enable the development of innovative software to empower every person and organisation on the planet to do more and achieve more. With an annual R&D budget of over $11 billion, no other software company invests as much in innovation.

Our IP portfolio is a strategic asset that provides significant value to the company, our customers and our partners. Microsoft’s portfolio of more than 60,000 issued patents – and more than 35,000 pending worldwide – is consistently rated at the top of the industry by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, OceanTomo and the Patent Board.


REATISS has more than 16 years’ experience in the reverse engineering of large integrated circuits with technological nodes down to 14 nanometres. We use this advanced technical capability to identify evidence of patent violations to support clients’ IP licensing, trade and litigation operations. Patent analysis is an integral part of our work; we evaluate a patent’s detectability, identify key elements of the invention and use them as reference points for the investigation to ensure it is focused and efficient. Generated reports typically contain hundreds of extracted and analysed schematics.

Our team comprises more than 50 dedicated engineers and scientists with experience in integrated circuit manufacturing technology, circuit design, chemistry and chemical engineering, semiconductor materials, optical engineering, software engineering, equipment engineering, business intelligence and patent portfolios analysis.

Bronze sponsors


Anaqua helps corporations and law firms to turn intellectual property into competitive advantage. Our ANAQUA software platform unifies critical tools, best practice workflows, data, documents and services into one efficient, intelligent environment, so that clients can operate more efficiently and make better decisions faster. Nearly 1,000,000 IP professionals in over 150 countries use ANAQUA to manage more than $1 billion in intellectual assets. Many of the best-known brands and most innovative products were conceptualised, evaluated, protected and monetised through the ANAQUA platform. The expertise of our services and client services staff, combined with our tested implementation methodology, delivers successful solutions on time and on budget.

Mintz Levin

Mintz Levin is not your standard legal practice. We act as your partner at every stage of the patent portfolio monetisation process. Our patent litigation and monetisation team has evolved the practice of patent law to include ‘soup-to-nuts’ patent revenue generation services.  We mine and categorise your portfolio to identify technologies with market promise; assess patents with the greatest potential for revenue generation; develop your message for the market; and create and implement a revenue stream strategy.  We have a successful record of helping our clients to generate a total of more than $500 million in revenue through sale, licensing and litigation. Mintz Levin’s team is skilled in the art of negotiation and known in the marketplace for its no-nonsense, business-focused attitude.  Should negotiation fail to provide desired results, the firm’s professionals are seasoned litigators with significant success, both in district courts across the country and at the International Trade Commission.

Global IP Law Group

Global IP Law Group is a law firm founded with a specific purpose: to maximise our clients’ return from their intellectual property. To that end, Global IP provides an array of focused services – including patent sales, licensing, litigation and strategic counselling – to clients ranging from individual inventors to multinational corporations. Over the last six years, the firm has generated over $7.5 billion for its clients, including both the largest pure patent sale and the largest patent-backed debt offering in history.

With offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, Global IP offers a unique blend of services and perspectives, combined with legal and technical expertise and global resources, to maximise the value of patent portfolios in a wide array of technologies.

Bureau van Dijk

Bureau van Dijk is a Moody’s Analytics company that combines company and patent information for IP management and strategy.

Our background is company information – specifically, private company information and company hierarchies.

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

Our services include:

  • linking patent applicants (106 million at present) to a network of 250 million companies, allowing them to see companies’ extensive patent portfolios and their corporate groups;
  • providing an ownership timeline for all live patents, so that clients can assess trends and the commercial appeal of new technologies;
  • monitoring M&A transactions so that clients can see when a patent’s corporate owner is involved in a deal as a company or an acquirer and track deals in specific sectors and industries;
  • identifying standard essential patents in a company’s portfolio, so that clients can see which companies own these ‘foundation technology’ patents; and
  • delivering portfolio and patent valuations for granted live patents and tracking valuation trends over time.


PatSnap is the leading IP analytic and management platform that empowers even non IP-proficient users to understand their competitive landscape and maximise return on IP assets. Through a simple yet powerful interface, intellectual property is now accessible to everyone, allowing users to compete and innovate on a global scale.

Founded in 2007, PatSnap is used by R&D, business and IP professionals in thousands of commercial and non-profit organisations around the world, including NASA, the Department of Defence, China Mobile, Goodyear and Vodafone.


Google's mission is to organise the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Through products and platforms like Search, Maps, G Suite, Android, Google Play, Chrome, and YouTube, Google plays a meaningful role in the daily lives of billions of people and has become one of the most widely known companies in the world. Google’s patent portfolio of more than 50,000 patent assets is consistently ranked as one of the top patent portfolios in the high-tech industry.

Crown Point Transactions

Crown Point Transactions is a premier IP advisory and monetisation firm that continuously delivers results. It advises on the most difficult IP decisions and programmes, including multi-year monetisation plans, litigation financing and structuring multi-party deals. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies, leading universities, AM Law 200 law firms and the most innovative inventors in the world. 


IPVALUE is a leading IP commercialisation firm that focuses on delivering return on invention to owners of marquee IP portfolios, such as blue-chip technology companies, R&D labs and other inventive organisations. IPVALUE has delivered over $1.4 billion in IP revenues to its clients – a performance unmatched by any other patent licensing company. IPVALUE commercialises portfolios in a range of technologies, from semiconductor processing and components to wireless devices, e-commerce and advanced IT systems. IPVALUE deploys best-in-class expertise and resources to optimise revenues from patent portfolios. IPVALUE’s agency model is unique in the industry – it provides patent owners with unprecedented control and involvement throughout the monetisation cycle and offers them unparalleled protection against changing priorities and strategies. Owned by Vector Capital, a $2 billion private equity fund, IPVALUE is strategy driven to succeed and is well geared to become the partner of choice when monetising IP assets in the IP Industry 2.0. 

Nordic Patent Institute

The Nordic Patent Institute is an international Patent Cooperation Treaty authority that was established by the governments of Denmark, Iceland and Norway. It provides global prior art searches for companies and IP firms on a commercial basis. These searches cover all technical fields and are carried out by 150 patent examiners at the Danish and Norwegian Patent Offices, covering all technical fields. These examiners are highly skilled, with extensive experience in searching patent and non-patent literature in direct dialogue with clients. The searches are performed using the best available search tools and databases.


IPlytics Platform is an IP intelligence tool that augments the analysis of technology landscapes and a company’s competitive position. IPlytics Platform goes beyond patent data by linking and processing over 80 million patents to 60 million scientific articles, 2 million standards and standard-essential patents, and 3 million pieces of company information on one single platform.

The tool helps users to perform analysis in the fields of patent valuation, landscaping, licensing, transfer or litigation. The intuitive graphical user interface allows users to easily navigate, analyse and drill down into information, enabling in-depth technology analysis or a long-term monitoring of market segments. With just a few clicks IPlytics Platform provides answers to critical questions, such as: who is the technology leader in a market segment; who holds the relevant IP and how valuable is it; and how does competition develop?


InnovationQ Plus, powered by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and IP.com, is a new innovation discovery and analytics platform that combines deep engineering knowledge from IEEE content with IP.com’s global patent and non-­patent literature. Powered by IP.com’s proprietary cognitive retrieval engine, InnovationQ Plus rapidly sifts through massive amounts of big data to pinpoint relevant patents, applications and non-patent literature quickly and efficiently – delivering industry-leading search results.

InnovationQ Plus enables IP discovery, analysis and mapping of patent and non­patent material in one easy-­to-use, highly accurate search tool.

Boehmert & Boehmert

Boehmert & Boehmert – with its main office in Munich and further offices in Berlin, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Alicante and Paris – specialises in IP law. The majority of its more than 130 professionals are patent attorneys, while others are attorneys at law specialising in intellectual property. The firm is active in all fields of industrial property, copyright and competition law. Its patent attorneys are active in all of the traditional science and engineering disciplines.

Boehmert & Boehmert’s attorneys focus on the acquisition, defence and assertion of patents, utility models, industrial designs and trademarks, as well as on competition law and consulting services in relation to the drafting and conclusion of licence and cooperation agreements. The firm supports companies in the building of IP management processes and departments, as well as with regard to employee invention rights. Partners of the firm are active as academic teachers in various IP fields.

CPA Global

CPA Global is the world’s leading IP management and technology company.

Trusted by many of the world’s most respected corporations and law firms, CPA Global empowers a global community to achieve excellence in IP management.

It supports the day-to-day delivery of IP functions and provide the right information at the right time, enabling professionals to make better IP decisions for the future.

Its integrated suite of IP software, services and information is underpinned by an outstanding global team of IP people.

Now it offers 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 realise the value of their ideas.


Winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade again in 2015, Minesoft has fast become an established leader in the field of Patent Information, working with industrial corporations, patent attorney firms and patent authorities around the world.

Founded in 1996 to develop databases and software solutions for the Information industry, Minesoft specializes in tools and services for retrieving, storing and distributing patent & technology information throughout the enterprise.

Minesoft’s flagship product PatBase enables users to protect their designs by checking novelty against existing patents and to solve technical dilemmas by studying patent texts, patent drawings and non-patent literature. Our Users can access and understand the most up-to-date scientific research, new ideas and competitor information contained in patent documents with a range of search and display functionalities, including text and diagrams, semantic searching, translations and fully-incorporated PatBase Analytics.

Supported by

International Chamber of Commerce

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the world’s largest business organisation, with a network of more than six million members in more than 100 countries. We work to promote international trade, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation through a unique mix of advocacy and standard-setting activities, together with market-leading dispute resolution services. Our members include many of the world’s largest companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, business associations and local chambers of commerce.

The ICC Commission on Intellectual Property is the voice of business worldwide on IP issues at the cutting edge of international policy making. The breadth of its membership – more than 400 experts spanning all business sectors and regions – enriches and informs discussions and allows the commission to present truly cross-industry international business views.

Media partners


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 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, 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. 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.