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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.
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), established in 1972, is a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. IPO is the only association in the U.S. that serves all intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology. The association advocates effective and affordable IP ownership rights and provides a wide array of services to members. It concentrates on: supporting member interests relating to legislative and international issues; analyzing current IP issues; providing information and educational services; and disseminating information to the general public on the importance of intellectual property rights.
The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is a non-profit organisation with an international membership of more than 3,200 technology managers and business executives. AUTM members — managers of intellectual property, one of the most active growth sectors of the global economy — come from more than 300 universities, research institutions and teaching hospitals, as well as numerous businesses and government organisations.
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/.
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) is the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the United Kingdom and represents virtually all UK-registered patent attorneys, whether in private practice or in industry, as well as solicitors and barristers practicing in intellectual property (IP) and other IP professionals. Founded in 1882 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1891, CIPA has been at the forefront of IP for more than a century, operating across the whole field of IP in patents, trade marks, designs, copyright and associated areas of law. For further information, visit www.cipa.org.uk.
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.
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ASTP-Proton is the premier pan-European association for professionals involved in knowledge transfer between universities and industry. By promoting and professionalising knowledge transfer practice, the association aims to enhance the impact of public research on society and the economy. ASTP-Proton is the result of a merger of activities between ASTP and Proton Europe, the two pan-European associations that previously supported the academic knowledge transfer base.
Anaqua is a leading provider of intellectual asset management software and maintenance services. The ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution supports the full IP lifecycle from idea to monetization for all IP categories, including inventions, patents, trade secrets, brands and trademarks. ANAQUA Express is a streamlined, more affordable solution for smaller IP teams. Anaqua’s annuity services are provided in collaboration with Anaqua’s sister company, SGA2, an ISO 9001-certified supplier of global annuity and renewal services.
BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.