Guy L Proulx

Chief Executive Officer at Transpacific IP Group Limited

Guy L Proulx is the founder, chair and CEO of Transpacific IP Group Limited, 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 global reputation and now has several offices throughout the region.

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

Mr Proulx has more than 30 years’ business experience in multiple technologies and industries. Before 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, and 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 (2010-2014). 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 Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and served as a nuclear trained and qualified officer in the US Navy.

IAM says

Guy L Proulx is a repository of trust for many top technology companies making moves in Asian and global markets. “He has a profound understanding of IP strategy and business opportunity, and is a delight to collaborate with.”

Professional associations

  • AUTM
  • LESI


  • 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

Firm details

Transpacific IP Group Limited
7 Temasek Boulevard
20-03 Suntec Tower One
Singapore 038987

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