Posted May 7th, 2014
Former Head of Trademarks at Microsoft Joins a World Leader in Brand Protection Services
GLENDALE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Marksmen, Inc., a worldwide leader in brand protection services, today named Russell Pangborn chief executive officer effective immediately. He succeeds Ken Taylor, founder of the company who becomes a consultant to the firm.
Pangborn joins Marksmen from Microsoft where he served as Assistant General Counsel in charge of trademarks. At Marksmen, he will guide the next stage of the firm’s growth using his intimate knowledge of the services and technology solutions trademark owners need for the protection and enforcement of their valuable intellectual property. He will continue to be a strong industry advocate as he has done in the past as Officer and Board Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), a member of the Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) for ICANN’s new gTLD Program, an active member of the Intellectual Property Constituency in ICANN, and co-founder of the McCarthy Institute-Microsoft annual symposium on Trademark Law and Its Challenges.
For the full skinny go HERE.