inovia Announces Relocation of IP Group to New
Irene Keselman, formerly of The Associated Press, to head department
December 01, 2010 11:45 AM Eastern Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--inovia, the leading foreign filing platform provider, announced
today the relocation of its Intellectual Property (IP) Group from Sydney to the company’s headquarters in New
York. Irene Keselman, formerly of The Associated Press, has joined the company to oversee the team.
inovia’s IP Group works directly with the company’s foreign agent network and is responsible for the administration
and fulfillment of orders placed through the inovia foreign filing platform. The team’s relocation will centralize
company operations and provide an enhanced level of support to inovia’s global client base.
Irene Keselman, who brings 12 years of Intellectual Property experience to the role, will manage the team. Prior to
joining inovia, Keselman managed the Intellectual Property Governance Department at The Associated Press. She
has also provided leadership in the Patent Departments of Fish & Neave and Baker & McKenzie.
“The relocation of our IP Group to New York reflects our commitment to client service and innovation,” comments
David Nelson, CEO of inovia. “We’re excited to have Irene on board to lead our expanding team and improve
services to match the new client portal we launched in September.”
inovia offers a foreign filing platform, created by patent attorneys and used by over 750 clients. Its three products,
pctfiler, epvalidation and iptranslator, simplify the PCT national stage entry and European validation processes.
With headquarters in New York, offices in London, Munich and Sydney, and agents covering over 80 countries,
inovia provides support in all major time zones and IP jurisdictions. inovia’s patented technology pioneered online
foreign filing and is recognized among WIPO’s most notable inventions. For more information, visit inovia at
www.inovia.com and follow the company on twitter @inoviaIP.
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