Munich, Germany 26th November 2018 – ipan group, one of the leading providers of IP management services and software announced today that it has expanded its team in Europe with the appointment of Michael Klein. Based in Munich, Michael Klein joins the ipan group sales organization as Manager Strategic Accounts and is therefore responsible for ipan group’s strategic customer management and customer care. Michael will focus on ipan services and Unycom IPMS customers in the DACH region.
Michael joins with extensive experience in the IP sector, having served in senior positions with well-known companies worldwide.
Michael says “My passion is consulting innovative companies on the use of modern IP software and services. ipan group offers trusted solutions and has an extremely convincing strategy for further development. So, I gladly accepted the offer to become part of the fantastic team.”
Jens Lütcke, CEO of ipan group, said: “We are happy to welcome Michael to ipan group as our new Manager Strategic Accounts. His huge knowledge of the IP sector and his tremendous experience in the market will ensure we provide the best support to our customers and serve the needs of the market with the highest quality expertise.”
ipan group (Intellectual Property Associates Network), is a leading provider of IP management services and software, supporting the largest IP owners around the globe. Founded in 2004, ipan is a strategic alliance of renowned IP experts committed to providing clients a level of quality, transparency and cost savings not available through any other source in the IP market. In 2015, ipan became ipan group with the acquisition of IPMS provider Unycom, followed by IPSS in early 2017. In late 2017, ipan group announced it had acquired a significant minority stake in US-based IPfolio, the provider of next-generation IP management software. In May 2018, it was announced that ipan had been acquired by funds advised by Castik Capital. At that time, Castik acquired Delegate (formerly Valipat/Envoy) with the goal of growing both companies to offer the market an even stronger combination of services and software.
Headquartered in Munich, Germany, with offices in Austria, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Serbia and the United States, the company’s disruptive approach to optimizing process and cost has made it the solution of choice for the largest IP owners and one of the world’s fastest growing IP service and software companies.
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