Markpro’s exceptional customer service operations will expand capabilities to deliver a broader range of services and technology to Korean and Chinese customers
July 10, 2017 – SEOUL. IP technology leader CPA Global® is proud to announce its investment in Markpro, the leading Korean IP services provider, previously owned by UTC, the Korean technology-focused private equity firm. The terms of the investment are not disclosed.
Markpro is the leading provider of patent renewals, trademark renewals and IP software to Korean companies. Located in Seoul, and with international offices in four locations, the company manages the global IP portfolios of Korean and Chinese companies.
CPA Global and Markpro have a long history of collaboration, including a strategic alliance partnership for fifteen years. Recent discussions between CPA Global and Markpro have focused on collaboration to serve the evolving requirements of customers in Korea and China, two of the world’s leading markets for innovation and IP. With the recent launch of CPA Global’s IP One software suite on The IP Platform, Markpro customers will benefit from access to next-generation IP management solutions to solve complex IP issues.
CPA Global’s CEO, Simon Webster commented: “I have admired Markpro’s business for over sixteen years and I am delighted that we have combined forces. Our shared ambition to empower Korean and Chinese customers with localised versions of our technology and services, supported by Markpro’s highest quality local customer service, makes this a very exciting time for both companies.”