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Dominion Harbor announces another very large portfolio acquisition today – the American Express financial services patent portfolio from Intellectual Ventures. You can learn more by clicking on LPV on the top navigation here to see the vast array of financial services, cyber security, NFC/contactless payments, identity management, eCommerce, and online advertising technologies. Dominion will begin marketing this portfolio immediately.
Dominion Harbor offers a full spectrum of IP transaction and advisory services, including comprehensive patent strategy development.
Dominion Harbor will help your company optimize its intellectual property competitive strength, differentiation and financial value. Your IP should have an ROI and we’ll show you how.
When a Fortune 500 or Global 2000 firm wants to buy, sell, license, or invest valuable intellectual property they know they can count on Dominion Harbor’s proven expertise to transact high value opportunities.
We have access to millions of dollars for your patent asset investments and patent acquisitions.
As the world’s premiere IP transaction and advisory firm, with close to $1 billion in revenues generated for clients, DHE can offer:
• Unmatched transaction expertise.
• A full spectrum of IP transaction and advisory services.
• Broad industry relationships and unrivaled access to highly-targeted and credentialed licensees .
• A proprietary AI analytic engine that arms clients with actionable IP market and deal intelligence.
• An IP Dream Team of the world’s leading IP strategists with singular depth and breadth of experience.
• Access to hundreds of millions of dollars in patent acquisition and investment capital.
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David Pridham serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Dominion Harbor Group. David has over fifteen years of extensive and varied experience in counseling clients on the protection and development of intellectual property.
David’s experience includes managing IP licensing campaigns, overseeing IP litigation strategy and implementation, directing patent prosecution, developing defensive IP strategies and managing corporate IP programs. David’s clients have generated over $600MM in revenues from campaigns that he has directly managed. Over the last fifteen years David has negotiated hundreds of intellectual property agreements including license agreement and patent purchase agreements. David is the Forbes IP monthly contributing author and has written extensively or been interviewed on the importance of intellectual property to our innovation economy for The Hill, Reuters, IAM Magazine among other major publications.
David co-founded IP Navigation Group and served as the Chief Executive Office during his tenure before deciding to form Dominion Harbor Group in 2013 as a new approach to Intellectual Property management. While serving as the CEO of IPNav, David managed an extensive workforce geared at the monetization of intellectual property. At IPNav, David devised some of the more prominent IP monetization strategies from recent years including the Constellation Orion,, PACid, TQP and Cushion campaigns.
Prior to joining IPNav, David served as the corporate secretary and general counsel for Firepond, Inc. At Firepond, David managed all of the corporate legal affairs and was intricately involved in developing Firepond’s IP strategy. To date, the Firepond patent portfolio has generated over $250M in licensing revenue as a direct result of David’s strategy.
David earned degrees from George Mason School of Law and Providence College.
He graduated summa cum laude for both his Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering. Matt obtained his JD at the University of Virginia School of Law and has front line experience in every aspect of patent law, from acquisition to prosecution and reexamination and complex litigation to licensing. Matt’s strong technical background and extensive patent experience are a powerful combination with proven success at maximizing the value of our clients patent portfolios.
Chief Intellectual Property Officerbrad@dominionharbor.com
Prior to joining Dominion Harbor, Brad worked as an executive vice-president at IPNav where he engaged in all aspects of IP management, including portfolio evaluation, licensing efforts and litigation strategy. Additionally, Brad oversaw every facet of patent prosecution for a wide variety of clients, ensuring that their prosecution strategy meshed with their overall monetization strategy and that every client’s investment in prosecution resulted in high-value assets and not merely trophies. Brad brings a unique perspective and background to Dominion Harbor and the operational aspects of patent monetization strategies. After graduating magna cum laude from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Brad started his professional career with seven years as an officer in the USAF, separating as a captain to take a Special Agent position with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In the course of his over eleven year FBI career, Brad served as a senior cyber-crime specialist with broad-based investigative experience, leading complex investigations both domestically and overseas as well as serving as a senior SWAT team leader. As a result, Brad brings a rare combination of strategic insight and tactical know-how to ensure that all aspects of a client’s IP portfolio achieve their maximum potential and value.
Robert Kelly has extensive experience in complex licensing transactions and management of large scale IP monetization campaigns. Robert has counseled numerous clients covering a wide range of technologies, including cloud computing, semiconductor manufacturing, wireless encryption standards, and optical networking. Through his involvement, those clients realized an aggregate $200M in gross licensing revenue.
Prior to joining Dominion Harbor, Robert was a Director of Licensing at IP Navigation Group where he advised clients with respect to patent acquisitions and patent licensing. As part of that role, Robert led teams of technical and financial analysts, instructed client counsel, and conducted licensing negotiations in order to maximize client revenue from licensed IP. Prior to IP Navigation Group, Robert founded his own IP monetization practice and managed the launch of a full service electronic discovery company based in Dallas, TX. Robert obtained his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He also holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and a B.S. in Accountancy (Magna Cum Laude) from Arizona State University.
Patrick Anderson utilizes over a decade of legal experience in all aspects of patent enforcement to provide targeted insight and actionable advice to clients seeking to leverage an IP portfolio. By leveraging his experience working throughout all phases of a patent lifecycle–from disclosure & prosecution through enforcement & trial–Patrick adopts a holistic approach that strategically considers all monetization approaches to recommend the best options given the relevant circumstances. Patrick formed his own law firm in 2007, specializing in counseling small businesses with respect to strategic portfolio creation through a combination of internal and external IP growth. His practice expanded to include development and execution of monetization strategy. Most recently, Patrick worked as President of a successful licensing advisory services company, advising clients with respect to hundreds of IP transactions.
Patrick graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, following a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. A broad technical background, solid legal foundation, and extensive experience backed up by a proven track record provide Patrick with a powerful combination of skills to be leveraged to boost the value of our clients’ patent portfolios.
Adam Saxon is a Senior Vice President of Licensing at Dominion Harbor and a USPTO Registered Patent Attorney (Reg. No. 76,991). He brings a wealth of patent experience to Dominion Harbor founded on his counseling clients in patent matters, focusing on patent monetization and licensing, since 2010. Adam has successfully monetized numerous patent portfolios and has significant experience relating to telecom and networking, software and online services, and semiconductors and hardware. Dominion Harbor’s clients will benefit from Adam’s deep experience in patent analysis, diligence, and evidence of use and his opinion work regarding infringement, validity, and valuation.
Prior to joining Dominion Harbor, Adam was a Patent Portfolio Manager at IP Valuation Partners and IP Navigation Group. While at IP Navigation Group, where he led teams of Directors, technical analysts, and financial analysts, Adam conducted licensing negotiations in support of client-specific patent monetization strategies, while coordinating with and instructing client counsel. Adam obtained his J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law (Cum Laude) and his B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. Prior to and while attending law school, Adam was a Solutions Engineer at Sprint Corp supporting strategic wholesale and enterprise accounts for nine years.
Mitch began his career within the Bridgestone Americas intellectual property department, where he worked with a legal team to manage Bridgestone’s international patent portfolio. His passion for IP licensing led him to become a patent analyst at a tier 1 licensing shop, providing legal and technical support for licensing campaigns and patent litigation. Prior to attending law school at Case Western Reserve University, Mitch received a bachelor’s degree in honors physics from The University of Western Ontario.
Prior to joining Dominion Harbor, Jake earned his master’s degree in molecular biology from Cornell University and worked as a high school teacher and a professor at several colleges. In his spare time, Jake studied web design and electrical engineering, which led to the creation of multiple e-commerce websites for several clients and the opening of a successful online store for custom electronics. Feeling the need to be challenged further, Jake began studying patent law and earned his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law (now Antonin Scalia Law School).
Preston Morgan is responsible for evaluating, securing, and enforcing patent rights worldwide as Senior Vice President at Dominion Harbor. Preston has managed and enforced portfolios consisting of a wide variety of technologies, including image sensors, image and video processing, online identity authentication, big data, and more. His efforts have led his clients to receive millions of dollars in licensing fees.
Preston earned his JD from Texas A&M University School of Law, a top 10 Intellectual Property law program. While there he participated in the school’s patent clinic, which provides pro bono patent prosecution services directly to inventors. Preston also earned a B.S. in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University.
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