After seven years of entrepreneurial success as the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Business Development & Licensing, PR and Public Affairs at IPB AG—one of Europe’s market leaders in patent assessment, exploitation and management—Guido von Scheffer went on to become founder and partner of IP Strategists GmbH in 2010. This boutique strategy organization consults corporations, investors and research institutes to maximize the returns from their intellectual property, and advises governments to optimize their support for innovative and technology driven industries within Europe, the United States, Canada and Asia.
Guido has been honored as one of the world’s leading IP strategists in the IAM 250/300 from 2009-2016. Published annually since 2009, the IAM Strategy 300 has established itself as the leading source of information on men and women who have consistently demonstrated the ability to develop world-class IP strategies that have enabled IP owners to maximize the value of the rights they own.
Guido is currently CEO and Co-Founder of Motion-S S.à r.l. and Member of the Board at Aureus IP S.A. He holds an MBA from the University of Hamburg and is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP). He is a member of the IAM 250/300, a member of the Board and Treasure of LES-Germany and Vice Chairman of the Meetings Committee at LES-International.