BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr Tue Nguyen
Tue Nguyen earned 7 technical degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has been recognized by the White House. He has published numerous papers in prestigious international journals and conference proceedings. As an inventor he has over 200 US patents issued. Featured in the New York Times, the Boston Globe and the San Francisco Chronicle for his academic achievements, his degrees include Bachelor of Science in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Master of Science and PhD in Nuclear Engineering.
Tina Yan, JD
Tina Yan has a unique combination of legal, technical and international business experiences that position her well to counsel clients in today’s global economy. Tina received her Doctor of Law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law graduating with a concentration in International Law. She has served at the United States Embassy in Beijing, United States Commercial Service, San Diego Superior Court, and San Francisco City and County Attorney’s Office. She graduated summa cum laude from the University California, San Diego and studied at Peking University Law School, Master of Laws, National Taiwan University, College of Law, Fudan University, and Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7. Tina is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Ferdinand Seemann has invented and developed new technologies in the Semiconductor, Medical Equipment and New Energy Industries. All of these inventions grew out of a specific market requirement or technical issue resolution. Ferdinand is a serial entrepreneur and founding partner of Sequel Partner, offering business, technical and mergers & acquisitions services. His global business experience, combined with Sequel’s worldwide staff offer a unique resource for patent2ip.
Dr Stephan Mohren
Stephan Mohren, a senior technology and finance executive, is the former CEO & President of Steag HamaTech AG, and served on the boards of Steag Industrie AG and Nawotech GmbH. In addition, Stephan was a Venture Partner at Wellington Partners GmbH and an investment advisor to WestSteag Partners GmbH and Equita GmbH. He is founding partner of Sequel Partner and runs the European business consulting and services company, se2quel Management GmbH. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, and a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Saarbrücken. Stephan Mohren is currently working in the Geneva region of Switzerland.
Martin Tobies holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Marburg. He joined patent2ip in 2016 as an EU business partner. Martin’s venerable past includes holding the position of Head of Restructuring Corporates at the Restructuring Unit of HSH Nordbank AG in Hamburg and Managing Director of the Bank’s Equity Holding Company. Martin is experienced in Banking & Advisory, as well as patents and intellectual property, where his career has focused on the economic necessity and importance of IP within companies in competitive environments.