Partners of APLF

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APLF Welcomes a New Media Partner

The Association of Patent Law Firms (APLF) is proud to announce a strategic alliance with IPWatchdog (  IPWatchdog is a well-read blog by the IP community.

IPWatchdog has invited APLF to appear on its website during December, with APLF appearing prominently on all pages of the blog.  With over 78,000 unique visitors to the IP Watchdog website in last month, APLF will reach the IP community, creating both visibility for our association and promoting membership. has been honored by the ABA Journal as one of the six IP blogs chosen for ABA Journal Blawg 100—the best legal blogs as selected by the Journal’s editors.  In its drive to be the best, IPWatchdog has asked for the support of APLF members.  We encourage you to vote for our new ally at


We thank our APLF Annual Meeting Event Sponsors:

Questel, Cardinal Intellectual Property, CT Corsearch and Thomson Reuters Legal have partnered with APLF at Annual Meeting in Chicago!


Questel  will sponsor the September 30 Luncheon at the Annual Meeting.
Questel has been focusing on its core business, Intellectual Property since its inception in the early 70’s.  The company is the result of the merger with Orbit, a US-based company specialized in Patent and Edital, a European Trademark leader.  Questel has one of the most comprehensive collections of databases, providing a wide array of tools for searching, analyzing, visualizing, evaluating and sharing results. Website:

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Cardinal Intellectual Property will sponsor the September 30 Networking Reception at the Annual Meeting.
Cardinal Intellectual Property  is a global leader in patent research and IP services.  It has the largest and most knowledgeable search staff in the industry.  Cardinal IP is 100% U.S. employed and owned and does not outsource client projects to other companies, individuals or countries.  Website: 

Thomson Reuters Legal will sponsor a Coffee Break during the Annual Meeting.
Thomson Reuters is a leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare, science and media markets, powered by a trusted news organization. Website:

APLF thanks its Annual Meeting Media Sponsors as well:

Managing Intellectual Property
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 World IP Review - The World IP Reviews bi-monthly edition is dedicated to the needs of professionals involved in the management and protection of IP assets. It informs and educates IP owners and their international legal counsel and consultants of the latest strategies for managing, protecting and profiting from their increasingly valuable intellectual property.  Each issue of the World IP Reviews bi-monthly edition will contain unique interviews with some of the most prominent IP owners and in-house counsel. It will use a combination of articles and case studies to showcase business strategies. In addition, it will review case law and IP legislation worldwide.  To subscribe, email or please visit

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Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
With over 1,700 members, the IPIC is an organization committed to the protection and promotion of intellectual property in the Canadian economy.  The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s 84th Annual Meeting will be held from October 13 – 15, 2010 in Québec City, Québec, Canada.

Power Summits
The IP Summit 2010: The Power of IP for Business Success
October 27, 2010
Mountain View, CA – Computer History Museum
The IP Summit provides a unique forum for service providers to obtain access to in-house heads of IP for leading high tech companies in the Silicon Valley and beyond. Throughout the day, service providers will meet and interact with senior executives from the country’s leading organizations through a number of one-on-one business meetings and many networking activities. In addition, service providers will attend strategic conference sessions and keynote presentations delivered by leaders in intellectual property. Register at

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September 26 – 29, 2010 – LES (USA & Canada) 2010 Annual Meeting – Join us for the premier event for dealmaking, IP education and networking!  The LES 2010 Annual Meeting, which builds upon the theme of Deals, Deals & More Deals, will feature interactive plenary discussions and over 50 sector and multi-sector workshops taught by experienced leaders from global organizations.  The meeting will be attended by over 1,000 of IP, Licensing, Tech Transfer and Business Development Professionals from the life sciences, high tech, government, university, consumer products, and chemicals/energy/environment/materials industries.

Use code APLF10 for $200 off of the current registration cost. Visit to register!