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IPBC Shenzhen

Shenzhen - China

Maximising IP value in Shenzhen

Following the huge success of IAM’s China-focused IPBC events over the past five years, we are pleased to announce that IPBC Shenzhen will be held on April 20 2018. As China’s powerhouse for industrial, R&D and commercial activity, the sheer concentration of leading IP-owning companies makes Shenzhen the perfect location for IAM’s dedicated China event in 2018. 

Through a packed, fully bilingual, one-day programme, IPBC Shenzhen will tackle the IP policy developments, market trends and commercial pressures affecting both Chinese enterprises expanding their operations overseas and international corporations expanding their businesses in China.




IPBC Korea

Seoul - South Korea

Corporate IP best practice in Korea

Korea’s position within the IP5 and the important status of many of its corporate giants within the global supply chain make it a fascinating, yet challenging, IP market. Korean companies and research institutions face numerous challenges to protect, maximise and monetise their IP assets, with new threats and opportunities emerging each year.

It is against this background that IAM's is pleased to announce that the third annual IPBC Korea will be held at the JW Marriot Dongdaemun Square, Seoul on April 26 2018. 




International Conference: Respect for IP – Growing from the Tip of Africa

Sandton - South Africa

Please join us at the International Conference Respect for IP – Growing from the Tip of Africa in Sandton, South Africa, from October 23 to 25, 2018.

This global intellectual property (IP) event will foster dialogue on building respect for IP with the ambitious goal of supporting a balanced IP enforcement system through international cooperation. More than 600 participants from all over the world are expected, including government ministers and policymakers, judges and senior enforcement officials, governmental and non-governmental organizations, businesses, the legal fraternity, consumer groups and more.

Respect for IP – Growing from the Tip of Africa is the result of joint efforts by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa (CIPC), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), INTERPOL, the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).

More detailed information about the program and speakers, the conference website and various sponsorship and exhibition opportunities will follow shortly. For the moment, please download our save the date flyer and be sure to add the following dates to your calendar:

  • October 23, 2018 – Gala Dinner
  • October 24 and 25, 2018 – Plenary Working Sessions.

We are looking forward to seeing you next year in South Africa!

Kind regards,

Minelik Alemu Getahun
Assistant Director General

IP Consulting Ltd.

Sofia - Bulgaria

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados Propiedad Intelectual Ltda

Bogota - Colombia

AOMB Polska Sp. z o.o.

Warsaw - Poland

IPR GROUP. Patent & Trademark Attorneys

Kiev - Ukraine


Mexico City - Mexico

Baker & McKenzie

London - United Kingdom

Lex Praxis Advisors

New Delhi - India

Ratza & Ratza

Bucharest - Romania

Santamarina y Steta

Mexico City - Mexico

Andra Musatescu Law & Industrial Property Offices

Bucharest - Romania

Scanlen & Holderness

HARARE - Zimbabwe

Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C.

Athens, - Greece

Fiebinger Polak Leon & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Vienna - Austria

Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners

Kharkov - Ukraine

Indochine Counsel

Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam

Mirandah Asia

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia


Reykjavík - Iceland

Sanchez Lupi & Asociados

Ciudad de Buenos Aires - Argentina

Zestad - IP Law Company

Kyiv - Ukraine

Chofn Intellectual Property

100053 - China

BRANDPAT Patent and Trademark Attorneys Chlebicka Czyż Gałązkiewicz Ziółkowski Professional Partnership

Warsaw - Poland

Excel Marcas e Patentes Ltda.

Sao Paulo - Brazil

TANAKA Law & Technology, LLC

Shizuoka - Japan

Avvocati Associati Franzosi Dal Negro Setti

Milano - Italy

IntellectPol (Intellectual Property - EU, Poland)

Kutno - Poland

Lic. Daniel Casco L. / Bufete Casco

Tegucigalpa - Honduras

Acacia Law

Redbank - Australia

Shahid & Alliance, Intellectual Property Law Services, Bangladesh

Dhaka - Bangladesh


Rijswijk - Netherlands


México D.F. - Mexico

Mumcuoglu & Ark Patent and Trademark Consultancy

Ankara - Turkey

MarkMirror Intellectual Property Services

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Advance Partners

Kyiv - Ukraine

Deep & Far Attorneys-at-law

Taipei - Taiwan

Central LAW Honduras

San Pedro Sula, - Honduras

Oussi Law Firm

Damascus - Syria

Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Montoya, Cabrera & Asociados

Madrid - Spain

Kinanis LLC

Nicosia - Cyprus

Borsam Intellectual Property

Shenzhen - China

Bardehle Pagenberg

Munich - Germany

Bufete Mejia & Asociados

San Pedro Sula - Honduras


La Paz - Bolivia

Cabinet Lionel Vial - Saclay IP

Orsay - France

Achucarro Faría & Asociados Estudio Jurídico

Asuncion - Paraguay

Inlex Africa

Yaounde - Cameroon

Diaz Reus

Miami - United States of America

IPNG Consultants Ltd

Hanoi - Vietnam

Zone IP / Zone Law

Wellington - New Zealand

KG IP Law Firm

Hangzhou - China

Orbis Vista IP & Law Group

Bursa - Turkey

Abdo Attorneys

Porto Alegre - Brazil

China Sunbow and Associates Limited

Kowloon - Hong Kong

J. Varbanov & partners

Sofia - Bulgaria

T-MARKA, Patent & Law firm

Kiev - Ukraine

Jeekai & Partners

Beijing - China

Estudio Colmenares & Asociados

Lima - Peru

Lemma & Santos Patents & Trademarks Law Office

São Paulo - Brazil

Intepat IP Services Pvt Ltd

Bengaluru - India

Kador & Partner

München - Germany

O'Conor & Power

Buenos Aires - Argentina

Jacobacci & Associati

Torino - Italy

Blackfriars LLP

Lagos - Nigeria

Tabakov,Tabakova and Partners

Sofia - Bulgaria

Fireball Patents

Veldhoven - Netherlands

Luis Elias & Asociados

Caracas - Venezuela

Mashabela IP Attorneys

Hatfield,Pretoria - South Africa

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co

Sofia - Bulgaria

Oriti Patents - Franco Oriti

Lugano - Switzerland

EMD Advisory Services Limited

Floriana - Malta

China Sunbow Law Firm

Shanghai - China

Spoor & Fisher

Pretoria - South Africa

Fabara & Compania Abogados Propiedad Intelectual C. L.

Quito - Ecuador

Markides, Markides & Co., LLC

Nicosia - Cyprus

Beutler Künzi Stutz AG

Bern - Switzerland

Achour Law Firm

Tunis - Tunisia

InPatent Professionals LLP

Delhi - India

AVM Advogados

Lisbon - Portugal

Limited Liability Company

Moscow - Russian Federation

Al-Joufi Law Firm

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Clyde & Co

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Cabinet M. Oproiu

Bucharest - Romania

Mete Mercan Patent Ltd.

Bursa - Turkey


Brno - Czech Republic