Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association
“Patent Monetization – The Secondary Market for Patents”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Westin Palo Alto, 675 El Camino Real
(just south of University Avenue)
Complimentary Validated Parking
6:00 p.m. – Registration, networking, cocktails
6:30 p.m. – Buffet Supper
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Program
Kent Richardson, Richardson Oliver Law Group, will present findings and projections on the brokered and secondary patent market including who is buying/selling patents, how much they are paying, what technologies are hot, and current trends.
Kent, as a partner in ROL Group, counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters including patent buying, selling, licensing, valuation, prosecution and operations. Kent has licensing and marketing patent portfolio experience resulting in more than $600M of patent license bookings. He has served as an expert witness on patent monetization and licensing practices in cases in England and the United States.
Prior to founding the ROL Group, Kent was the General Manager of ThinkFire Services USA, Ltd’s Silicon Valley office. Kent has worked in various senior management roles with such growth businesses as Sezmi, Constellation Capital, Rambus, Numerical Technologies. Kent was also an attorney in private practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.