2020 speakers

Kent Richardson


Mr. Richardson is CEO at Richardson Oliver Insights where he supports customers in developing data-driven strategies based on patent market data and insights. He is also a Partner at ROL Group, where he counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters including patent buying, selling, licensing, valuation, prosecution, and operations.

Mr. Richardson has licensing and marketing patent portfolio experiences resulting in more than $600M of patent license bookings. Mr. Richardson has also served as an expert witness on patent monetization and licensing practices in cases in England and the United States.

Prior to founding the Richardson Oliver Insights and ROL Group, Mr. Richardson was the General Manager of ThinkFire Services USA, Ltd’s Silicon Valley office. Mr. Richardson has worked in various senior management roles with such growth businesses as Sezmi, Constellation Capital, Rambus, Numerical Technologies, and he was also an attorney in private practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Mr. Richardson is a member of the California Bar and a United States Patent and Trademark Office registered patent attorney. He holds five US patents.

He holds a JD and a BSc in Computer Engineering from the University of Alberta, Canada.

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