Intellectual Property Associates Network (“IPAN”), headquartered in Munich, Germany, is an outsourced provider of intellectual property (i.e. patent, trademark and industrial design) annuity renewal services, related recordal, validation, data verification and filing, as well as other legal process outsourcing services. The company manages a sizeable portfolio of intellectual property filings (“IP”) on behalf of a number of blue-chip customers in the chemical, pharma and medical device, automotive, food, consumer, and general industrial sectors. IPAN provides its services in partnership with a global network of local and national IP law firms that have a presence or reach in virtually all IP jurisdictions worldwide.
Warburg Pincus invested in IPAN in 2014.