IP Licensing Advisory Panel
Ed Schummer (Chairman IP Licensing Panel)
Ed is one of the world’s leading experts in developing licensing business models. He was Senior Vice President of Dolby Laboratories where he developed their much replicated licensing model. He has served on a number of patent pool boards and has extensive networks within the consumer electronics and high technology industry worldwide.
Scott T. Brisbin
Scott is a highly respected transactional lawyer with over twenty-five years of experience representing prominent institutional and individual clients around the world. He is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubble Peer Review Ratings for the “highest level of professional excellence” for legal ability and ethical standards. He has variously represented: The Rolling Stones, Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Inc. and A&M Records, Inc., Metro Goldwin Mayer Pictures, Inc., Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. (Japan), New York Shanghai Management Co. Ltd. (China). He lives in California.
Noric has extensive experience in intellectual property, technology and knowledge assets. He has international experience in business structuring, human resources, trade practices, commercial law and dispute resolution.
Scientific Advisory Panel
Aki Goto (Chairman of Scientific Advisory Panel)
Mr. Goto was President and Chief Executive Officer of SANYO Semiconductor Corporation after having served as Executive VP (1983 – 1993). After retiring from SANYO, Mr. Goto joined Takumi Technology Corporation, a venture backed semiconductor company based in California, which he led until its sale in 2011. Mr Goto has a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Tamagawa University in Japan and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University, California, USA.
Professor David Officer
Professor David Officer is a leading research scientist. He leads research into solar projects at the CRC for Polymers and is a member of the management committee. His research expertise is in dye sensitized solar cells, porphyria synthesis, and the functionalization of carbon nanotubes. He was Director of the Nanomaterials Research Centre, set up to develop “intelligent materials” building new materials from the bottom (i.e. molecular level) up.
Jun Chen PhD
Dr Chen is a Full Professor at ACES/IPRI, AIIM, University of Wollongong. Professor Chen is a Chief Investigator of The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), with extensive skills in materials science and sustainable energy, and demonstrated experience in High-Tech spin-off companies. He was awarded a PhD in Materials Chemistry in 2003 by The University of Wollongong. His research interests include: Synthetic Energy Systems, Electro-/Bio- Interfaces, Nano/Micro- Materials, and Device Design and Fabrication.