Warren, NJ (PRWEB) August 01, 2011
ThinkFire, a leading intellectual property advisory and transactions firm, celebrated its 10th year in business on July 16, 2011.
Since its founding, ThinkFire's team of technologists, market analysts, lawyers, and business executives have worked closely with companies and individuals worldwide, helping clients realize over $1 billion of value from their IP assets.
“The Business of Intellectual Property has changed dramatically over the last 10 years," said Samuel Medici, Chairman of the ThinkFire Board of Directors and former Director of IP for IBM. “ThinkFire has successfully grown and adapted to meet the changing demands of the IP industry, and has consistently been at the forefront leading our client’s IP strategies and delivering the highest quality results. As the IP industry continues to evolve, ThinkFire will remain dedicated to serving its clients as a valued and trusted advisor."
With ThinkFire's business continuing to expand, Joseph Cote has recently joined as Vice President of Business Development. " Our objective is to bring on the best IP talent available and we are very excited to have Joe join the team," said Chris Sommers, ThinkFire's CEO. "Our client base and diversity of projects is growing significantly and with Joe's tremendous in-depth knowledge, expertise, and leadership we are ideally positioned to continue providing critical insights and valuable contributions to all our clients."
Joe has been working in the field of IP since the early 90s. He led the IP licensing and sales groups at GTE Laboratories and later at Rockwell Scientific, making them both highly profitable. He was one of the co-founders of IPValue Management, and was the Managing Director of IP Services for the Boston office of KPMG. Joe holds a B.S. in Naval Science from the United States Naval Academy and an S.M. from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.
"ThinkFire has established itself as a premier strategic advisory and IP transaction firm over the last 10 years," said Joe. "I look forward to continuing that strong tradition, and working closely with clients on a wide range of IP issues, helping to strategically position their IP portfolio and maximize its value.
ThinkFire is a full service intellectual property advisory, brokerage and licensing services firm. The company provides global technology companies with IP advisory services focused on portfolio strategy, transactional valuation and offensive and defensive tactics. ThinkFire also delivers a range of transactional services including patent brokerage and licensing. For private equity firms, ThinkFire performs buy- and sell-side due diligence.
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