“Johnson Kong is among an elite group of world leaders in intellectual property policy. He is often consulted by top officials at the World Intellectual Property Organization and at national IP offices around the world. As the founder and head of the IIPCC, he has brought particular attention to the importance of a sound IP policy for businesses and national prosperity. Among many other issues, he has particularly contributed to the sound administration and enforcement of trade secrets. Johnson Kong deserves his international reputation as a creative and innovative IP leader.“

– 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.

Professional Accreditation & Associations:

IIPCC – Co-founder and Board Member