A panel discussion with Rick Frenkel of Cisco as moderator, Joe Chernesky of IPotential, Phil Hartstein of Ocean Tomo, and David Smith of Tynax speak on the topic of IP Transactional Intermediaries: Who are they and what do they do?
Companies have emerged that offer a variety of specialized services to facilitate the high tech companies' IP valuation as well as purchase and sale of IP assets.
This event was co-sponsored with Licensing Executives Society - Silicon Valley Chapter.
COO of IPotential. Joe Chernesky has 12 years experience in managing IP assets at leading technology companies including Boeing and Intel. From 2001 to 2004, Joe served as vice president of Boeing Management Company (a subsidiary of The Boeing Company responsible for its IP policy, strategies and initiatives). He also served concurrently as Director of Intellectual Property Business (IPB) for The Boeing Company. In this role, he created and managed the Corporate Technology Licensing Group and was responsible for technology out-licensing, IP donations, and IP-related M&A and divestiture activities.
Director, Intellectual Property at Cisco Systems, Inc.
Philip Hartstein is a Director with Ocean Tomo where he primarily focuses on tactical IP filing strategies and patent portfolio development. He is the practice leader for the Ocean Tomo Analytics group which services clients at all stages, from venture funded to Fortune 100 companies, in developing and optimizing their IP portfolios. The Analytics group uses Ocean Tomo PatentRatings and other proprietary tools and processes to assist
clients and other internal Ocean Tomo business groups with projects including IP valuation, M&A transactions and corporate due diligence.