INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY &
– Honorable Judge Randall Rader (Ret.) Chief Judge
of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists
International Intellectual Property Commercialization Council (IIPCC)
Co-Founder & Board Member
Johnson Kong is the co-founder and board member of the International Intellectual Property Commercialization Council (“IIPCC”), a global non-profit, non-partisan independent NGO serving the innovation, IP, and entrepreneurial ecosystem and communities dedicated to IP commercialization. IIPCC is a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) of the U.N. accredited Permanent Observer, partner and advisor. IIPCC is based in Hong Kong with chapters internationally and its mission: promoting/education on the core value of IP, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, IP best practices and standards, and a social network working towards “knowledge is for the betterment of humanity” and commerce.
Prior to IIPCC, Mr Kong was the Executive Vice-President and international head of a New York-based IP consultation and proprietary data firm. He is a recognized expert in the formulation and implementation of IP strategies and has advised on strategic IP-related matters with global Fortune 500 entities as well as governments. Mr. Kong is the awardee annually of the world-renowned IP industry peer nominated award, “IAM Strategy 300”, “The World’s Leading IP Strategists” from Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”).
Mr Kong has been an international “serial entrepreneur” across a wide variety of industries including FMCG, media & telecommunications, electronics and construction. He also serves on the board of a number of private entities and companies from “venture capital” to social enterprises, enterprise solutions provider and technology providers. Mr Kong has co-chaired and spoken at numerous official premier intellectual property, commerce and innovation events, is a frequent keynote speaker and guest lecturer at universities and R&D centers internationally.