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We believe that we can make an important contribution to the needs of IP owners and IP service firms the world over.
We have a vision for the future evolution of IP protection and our place in the vanguard of delivering value
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DAMIAN CROKER

CEO

Damian is CEO of IPCurator, architect of IPCurator and inventor of the R3 Index. Prior to becoming involved in brand protection Damian spent many years in the IT industry. He created and managed multi-million pound revenue streams in progressively senior international roles that took him to the Middle East, US, East Asia and across Europe.

Damian’s IP experience includes detection of online infringement and related enforcement; domain name recovery; and liaison with law enforcement and border agencies. Prior to IPCurator he worked for MarkMonitor, an online brand protection company.

In addition to speaking on UK IPO courses and the Imperial College Intellectual Property MBA elective, Damian has contributed to Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) workshops on counterfeiting and piracy. Damian is a member of INTA’s Internet Committee and Editor of IPCurator’s Guide to Protecting Trademarks in European Dependent Territories.

DEAN GARNER

Vice President Business Development

Dean brings significant international market and business development experience delivering intelligent brand protection solutions and services across a wide range of industry sectors over the past twenty years.

Dean started his professional career as an Engineer, then moved into Sales & Marketing within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market sector, with companies like RJ Reynolds, Nabisco, Pepsi-Co, and Smiths (Walkers) Snack Foods Ltd.  He then progressed through various management and leadership roles building effective global supply chain partnerships and generating multi-million dollar revenue streams in brand licensing, brand protection, retail loss prevention and intellectual property protection solutions.

Prior to operating his own product security consultancy business, he worked for the market leading global label solutions and packaging materials brand, Avery Dennison as a Market Development Management Executive (EMEA), specialising in brand protection.

Dean holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Business Administration and General Management from Manchester Metropolitan University.

PATRICK CHONG

Vice President Asia Pacific

Patrick brings extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region to IPCurator. Much of his career has been in cyber security including Regional Director at Blue Coat. He has extensive background in business development, marketing, operations, strategic planning, sales and relationship management.

He has a proven record of success penetrating target markets, achieving aggressive design-win objectives, launching new products, and consistently exceeding revenue targets.

Patrick is well versed in intercultural communication and negotiation in the Asia Pacific region. He speaks seven languages from across the region including Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese.

DONAL O’CONNEL

Industry Advisor

Formerly the Intellectual Property Rights Director and VP R&D at Nokia, Donal is a part time Professor at Imperial College London and Managing Director of Chawton Innovation Services, an intellectual property consultancy. Donal is the author of ‘Inside the Patent Factory’ and ‘Harvesting External Innovation’. He is a well-known speaker on the international Intellectual Property conference circuit and has published numerous articles on IP Management. Donal has a degree in Engineering from Limerick University.

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