Business Process and Technical Advisors
Ed Schummer (IP Licensing)
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 (Of Counsel)
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 Dilanchian (Trade Marks and IP)
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
Professor David Officer (Conductive Polymers)
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 (Graphene Printing)
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.
Elina Ollila (User Experience)
Elina Ollila is one of the leading User Experience design professionals in the world. She runs UX-fit Inc, a Southern Californian design company which focuses on games, devices, and innovative businesses. She has worked as an executive with both Nokia and Microsoft and more recently for King.com (the developers of Candy Crush). She is an active member of the UX community in San Diego and holds a number of patents in novel interaction mechanisms.