Guy L Proulx

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer at Transpacific IP Group Limited
Ranked in Brokering, Defensive patent aggregation, Finance, IAM/IC, IP auctions, IP insurance, IP management consultancy, IP-backed lending, Legal, Licensing, M&A, Tax, Technology transfer, Valuation
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IAM Says

Under the stewardship of Guy L Proulx, Transpacific IP has grown tenfold and become the definitive IP full-service provider in Asia. He is especially at home partnering individual inventors, research labs, universities and organizations of all sizes and helping them monetizing their IP assests with exceptional track record.

Guy L Proulx's Profile

Guy L Proulx is the founder, chairman and CEO of Transpacific IP, the first full-service IP company based in Asia. Since its founding in 2004, the company has grown to become a leading IP firm in Asia with a reputation that extends worldwide. Furthermore, he is often at the forefront of technology transfer and knowledge sharing for new patented technologies from leading universities.

In addition to his leadership role of a global IP company, Mr Proulx is an influential member of the IP industry – a guest speaker at industry conferences globally, an advisor to governments and academic institutions, and one of the world’s leading strategists as named by IAM from 2012 to 2022.

Mr Proulx has more than 30 years of business experience in multiple technologies and industries. Prior to founding Transpacific IP, he advised start-up companies on critical IP and business management issues, including IP strategy, portfolio development, acquisitions and licensing, as well as company formation, business capitalisation, strategic planning and executive management. He also has extensive experience working with private equity investors and acquisition groups on company and management assessments as well as technology and due diligence reviews.

Mr Proulx serves on the board of directors at several companies and was a director on the board for the IP Office of Singapore (2010 to 2014). He is a supervisor of the master’s postgraduate programme at the Peking University IP School, chair of the International IP Institute at Sichuan University, director of the China National Institute for Digital Copyright Research Centre, and vice chair of workshops and plenaries at the Licensing Executives Society International.

Mr Proulx earned a BSc in nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and served as a nuclear trained and qualified officer in the United States Navy.

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