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“Giustino de Sanctis is an extremely knowledgeable, trustworthy and creative strategist who always finds a way to get things done even where others have failed.”
Giustino de Sanctis is a passionate IP leader and a serial entrepreneur who has operated in the intersection of business, intellectual property, innovation and technology transfer for more than 25 years.
A strong believer in collaborative models and the agility to meet the ever-changing demands of the IP world, Mr de Sanctis has founded and heads Vectis, an IP licensing and advisory business engaged in different IP activities with many of the world’s leading technology companies.
Vectis IP is an active proponent of a fairer and more sustainable innovation system and is dedicated to finding collaborative and balanced licensing solutions. Vectis IP is currently administering the JPEG-XS patent pool and the OPUS pool, as well as managing patent licensing and activities on multiple programmes covering audio, video, communications, e-commerce and networking technologies.
Mr de Sanctis also created and heads Aliante, an IP platform that has opened a new frontier of how intellectual property can be managed, mitigated and rewarded and is poised to lead the transition to Licensing 2.0 in the IT space.
Inspired by the pioneers of the sharing economy, Aliante is building new collaborative norms to overcome the challenges presented by the growth of digitalisation and technology convergence and provides a value-based platform for efficient IP clearance. Under Mr de Sanctis’s leadership, Aliante has evolved from an innovative idea to a platform already covering hundreds of thousand pending and granted patents from a diverse roster of IP owners.
Besides being curious about everything technological, Mr de Sanctis is also an enthusiastic investor in start-ups with amazing new technologies. He enjoys participating in the public discussion on the future of intellectual property while sharing his passion for business creation and entrepreneurship. He is also a frequent panellist at events, a speaker at universities and an author of many published articles.