Daniel Papst is one of the managing directors and owners of Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG, an international licensing and patent monetization firm. Mr Papst contributes to the experience and successful track record of Papst Licensing, which in 2010 completed its 150th license. In addition to managing actions against patent infringers, he analyzes products, technologies and markets overseeing a network of international attorneys and patent lawyers, technical consultants and market analysts, and negotiates licenses.
Papst Licensing was established in 1992 by its president, Georg Papst, Daniel’s father and today makes it possible for small and medium-sized businesses to participate in international licensing activities.
Mr Papst, a licensed patent attorney, graduated from the University of Karlsruhe/Germany in electrical engineering and information technology with a focus on electric drives and power electronics, earning a Dipl-Ing degree. After graduation he gained experience as an intern at the Chicago IP law firm, Welsh & Katz. Mr Papst also served at the IP law firm Reinhard Skuhra Weise in Munich/Germany, working for over three years primarily in the semiconductor, electronics, and automotive field. He joined Papst Licensing in 2005, and became one of the Managing Directors of Papst Licensing in 2009.
Member: AIPLA, VPP, LES, INTIPSA Fellow and IEEE.
Areas of expertise: Licensing, IP Monetization, IP Management, IAM/IC