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James Judge to Head GTT Japan Operations

Portland, OR

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc., (GTT) announced the further expansion of its Japan Advisory Practice with the naming of James Judge to lead the Patent Asset Services Group in Japan.

James has lived and worked in Japan for seventeen years and is a registered U.S. Patent Agent. James relocated to Japan and worked for a Japan based patent law firm, providing technical translation support, before forming his own consulting firm. He became a U.S. registered patent agent and formed his own patent firm in Kobe, Japan.

James has significant prosecution and technical translation experience in mechanical, electromechanical, medical-instruments, chemistry and telecommunications related patent applications and is fluent in Japanese. He has a keen understanding of the US and Japan Patent Systems.

James’ analytical and cross cultural expertise is a key asset enabling GTT to provide superior, real-time customer relationship management to GTT’s Japanese clients. James also supports patent assessment related engagements on a worldwide basis. James is a graduate of Princeton University where he specialized in Computer Science.
“James represents a strategic milestone to GTT. With James’ addition we are able to further enhance Japan – US patent assessment capabilities and provide our Japan-based operations with a significant long term commitment and presence”, stated Michael Lubitz, GTT’s CEO and Chairman.

About Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc.

GTT is the world leader in outsource patent asset management services focused on helping corporations obtain the maximum value for their patent assets. GTT leverages its global network and expertise in patent portfolio management, technology transfer, and investment banking to provide the highest value result. The company’s management and advisory board are comprised of leading representatives with cross discipline specialization in patent law, business law, intellectual property portfolio management, licensing, finance, operations, business development, marketing, strategic consulting, and mergers & acquisitions. The company’s corporate headquarters are in Portland, Oregon with offices in Japan and Finland. For more information, please visit www.gttgrp.com.

Press Contact
Kari Lubitz
Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc.
Communications Dept.
T (503) 243-1853
klubitz@gttgrp.com

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