Our Advisory Board plays an integral role in navigating Pantros IP through the dynamic waters of the IP industry. With an in-depth understanding of patents, enterprise software, and IP asset management, our key advisors strengthen Pantros IPs ability to fulfill its primary service mission with a high-level of business acumen and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Rory J. Radding
Partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, a US law firm spanning 11 offices around the world, Mr. Radding has extensively litigated patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret cases, acting for both plaintiffs and defendants, involving a wide range of products from semiconductors and life sciences to consumer products in several Federal Courts and the International Trade Commission.
Prior to joining Edwards Wildman in 2011, Mr. Radding was partner and head of the IP/Patent Group in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster, LLP (MoFo) and had practiced for 30 years at the preeminent IP boutique, Pennie & Edmonds, LLP, where he became a Senior Partner. Occasionally, he employs alternate dispute resolution techniques to achieve favorable results instead of standard litigation practices.
An accomplished negotiator in cross-border transactional matters and an international IP strategist, Mr. Radding is active as a leader in many national and international associations. Prior to practicing law, he was a pharmaceutical chemist with Welcome Research Laboratory and an environmental chemist with Union Carbide Corporation.
Former Director of the Appeal Board of Examiners at the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) where they receive ca. 450,000 patents, annually, Mr. Nomura has also served as the Director of Evaluable Systems Research Institute - Engineering Division, since 1997. He is currently a patent attorney and his breadth of experience as a patent examiner and appeals examiner represents great value to Pantros IP in expanding our presence around the world in net generation patent search and patent portfolio management tools. Mr. Nomura is currently furthering our continued expansion into Asia.
Dr. Carsten Linz
Dr. Linz is the Business Development Officer SAP Global Services, responsible for driving a portfolio of new and transformational businesses across all service lines. Dr. Linz has held a variety of entrepreneurial roles at SAP. Prior to his present role, he successfully built-up SAP’s solution business based on Service Oriented Architecture and Business Process Management. He was also the Global Industry Business Unit head for Service Providers and Travel & Transportation Services, during which he initiated, specified, and led the market introduction for SAP’s transportation solution. In 2006, he was honored with the coveted Award of Excellence from the Global Institute of Logistics. Before joining SAP in 2002, Dr. Linz held a number of management positions at Siemens in Germany and Argentina always geared towards developing and executing growth strategies.
Dr. Carsten Linz is a Serial Entrepreneur and New Business Developer with comprehensive business experience and a proven track record in driving growth, innovation, and transformation. He has a wealth of experience in the area of software, service, and solutions-focused business and has been acknowledged for approaching new ideas, exploring markets, and taking action to build business. He is also a Senior Lecturer for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management for EMBA courses at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and is a member of the adjunct faculty at HTWG Konstanz and Mannheim Business School in Germany. Dr. Linz is recognized as leading expert for business model innovation and a sought after speaker on entrepreneurial leadership.
Markus Matuschka de Greiffenclau- Chairman of the Board of Directors
Comte Matuschka de Greiffenclau is an entrepreneurial investor specializing in growth stage companies. His portfolio includes companies serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, agriculture, enterprise software and high-tech industries. A founding member of several companies, he is currently focused on Lysando AG, a Swiss pharmaceutical company that invented a substitute molecule for antibiotics, and Thai Gorilla Pulp, the first company worlwide to turn palm EFB into high quality paper pulp. In 1998, he purchased the Domaine Prive winery where he successfully modernized and transformed it into a leading new wine estate. In 2007, he was named one of the most important winemakers in Europe.
The Comte Matuschka de Greiffenclau is a sports enthusiast and created quite a buzz for his nearly successful attempt at trying to catch a 4-meter crocodile by the tail. To view the video, click here.