Authorised Partner Team

Lara Spence

Authorised IPRIS Representative Australia & NZ

As a qualified biochemist with a Masters degree in Intellectual Property from Queen Mary University in London, Lara is a senior manager with experience that has spanned product management, account management and management consulting services for over a decade. Lara is responsible for the expansion of the IPRIS renewals service in the Australia and New Zealand markets.

Diana Portabella Llinares

Authorised IPRIS Marketing, Sales & Customer Services

Diana has gained her thorough knowledge of the IP business in a variety of positions working with international stakeholders for over 20 years. Her first years in a patent attorney´s office were followed by various positions in the European Patent Office. Diana´s expertise covers the different parts of the patent prosecution process, accompanied by a service-oriented approach meeting the needs of applicants, IP advisors, SMEs and universities in particular.

Ronnie Georghiou, IP Pragmatics Ltd

Authorised IPRIS Marketing, Sales & Customer Services, Global

For 19 years, Ronnie has consulted to universities, SMEs and multinationals on IP management and commercialisation projects. Leading marketing, sales and customer services both regionally and globally, Ronnie has worked in partnerships with US, European and Australasian partners, to offer both IP management software and renewals services to clients based in these territories and the UK. Ronnie holds a BSc in Medical Biochemistry and an MBA from Imperial College, London.

Bansi Pattni, IP Pragmatics Ltd

Authorised IPRIS Representative, Head of North American Operations

Degrees in Physics and Intellectual Property Management and experience as in-house IP counsel for an SME and as an IP consultant has provided Bansi with in-depth knowledge of multiple industries and international markets. In her capacity as Business Development Manager for IP Pragmatics, Bansi has leveraged her technical and commercial expertise to guide IPRIS’ operations, implement the Wellspring integration and lead North American client acquisition.

Mathew Kilbey, IP Pragmatics Ltd

Authorised IPRIS Customer Services IP Manager

Through multiple roles within a number of the UKs leading Law Firms and Attorneys in London, Mat’s patent and trade mark knowledge enables him to provide assistance across many aspects of IP to our clients. With a previous focus on patent renewals, Mat uses this to always look for ways on how to improve the service and functionality available to our IPRIS clients.