Is IPAN the next big thing in IP?


WIPR spoke to Anton Bory, chief executive of patent annuities and trademark renewals service company IPAN.

With more than 300,000 managed trademarks, patents, designs and a turnover of almost €30 million, IPAN has developed into a leading service company for patent annuities and trademark renewals in Germany in just five years.

Now, the company is aiming to expand as a result of the participation of investors in Europe and to develop new markets in the United States and Asia. Anton Bory, 39, is IPAN's founder and chief executive.

How did the company develop from a start-up to where it is now?

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