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Levente Pethő MSc.
Intellectual Property Management Consultant

Levente Pethő primarily assists clients of the Danubia Group in innovation- and intellectual property related business processes, where he has considerable experience in developing and improving intellectual property management processes, technology transfer and expert tasks involved in the market utilisation of intellectual property. He has led numerous intellectual property valuation projects, which have included transfer pricing, accounting, investment preparation and transaction assignments with respect to different forms of intellectual property across multiple sectors of industry. In addition, he has been involved in planning and representing research and development projects of many companies and consortia in R&D certification processes before the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office.

Levente joined Danubia and Danubia IP in 2012, when he obtained an intermediate qualification in industrial property rights protection through a training programme organised by the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and qualified as an innovation management consultant at the European Innovation Management Academy established by the European Commission. Since 2017 he has been in charge of the operational activities of Danubia IP.

Between 2011 – 2012 he worked initially as a trainee, then later as a consultant in the knowledge management consulting team at Poziteam Ltd.

Levente graduated in economics, specialising in management theory, from Corvinus University of Budapest School of Economics in 2011, before going on to complete his master’s studies in economics, specialising in organisational management and process organisation from the same university.

Language Skills:
English and German

Professional Memberships
» MISZ (Hungarian Association for Innovation) Startup Chapter
» MIE (Hungarian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright)
» LESI (Licensing Executives Society International) Hungarian Group
» LESI (Licensing Executives Society International) IP Valuation Committee
Principal Areas of Expertise
» Intellectual property valuation, intellectual property management, policy- and process development, incentive schemes to boost enterprise innovation, technology transfer and licensing transactions, R&D certification and innovation management