Marathon Advisors’ management team brings a wealth of experiences and guidance to clients worldwide, enabling greater successes for clients seeking to create more value from their patent assets.
Erich Spangenberg is the Managing Director of Marathon Advisors. Erich is the founder and former CEO of IP Navigation Group (IPNav). He is also the founder and former CEO of nXn Partners (predictive analytics). Mr. Spangenberg was previously a partner at the law firm, Jones Day, an investment banking executive at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, an executive at a telecommunications company, and a distressed asset manager.
Erich has received numerous industry and trade recognitions. In 2015 (and in previous years), Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine named Erich as #2 of the top 40 IP “market makers” whose “connections, decisions and actions drive the ever-expanding global IP marketplace.” In 2015 (and in previous years), Managing Intellectual Property listed Erich as one of “The 50 People Shaping the Future of IP.” He has received numerous other industry and trade recognitions.
Erich earned his BA from Skidmore College (Periclean graduate), M.Sc. from The London School of Economics (Distinguished graduate), and JD from Case Western Reserve University (Law Review).
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