IP Strategy: Why It Matters
About this Session
John Sotomayor demystifies the IP/Patent process to help innovative companies, create IP strategies that lead to the protection and growth of their intellectual property assets. In this session, John discusses the three most important ways patents can help enhance a company's value through IP protection, valuation, and monetization.
About this Mentor
John Sotomayor was formerly in-house patent counsel for high-tech startups in RTP, is a former Patent Examiner with the USPTO, and spent the first half of his career as an electrical engineer in the energy, telecommunications, software, and intelligence sectors. His experience includes creating, growing, and maintaining IP departments and portfolios to maximize the return on the investment for all intellectual property assets.
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