Peter Harter - The Farrington Group
Peter Harter bridges the ecosystems of technology, business, law and politics. He advises management, boards and investors on the risks of legislation, regulation, court cases, reputation, media, standards, treaties, political campaigns, capital, property and labour.
Mr Harter is the founder of The Farrington Group, a consultancy that generates competitive advantage for clients by discovering and revealing the fifth corner in a room to better connect disparate ideas, facts, observations and people.
Mr Harter’s areas of expertise include patents, copyrights, open source, cybersecurity, export controls, election administration and voting, antitrust and competition, advanced nuclear reactor design development and rare disease research reform, including medical marijuana. His career began in 1993 as an internet lawyer. He broadened his career in Silicon Valley as head of global government affairs for Netscape and EMusic.com, and in business development and sales for Securify and a variety of start-ups, corporations and funds. He further deepened his experience in Washington DC, lobbying on patent reform for Intellectual Ventures.
Mr Harter is a graduate of Lehigh University and Villanova Law School. He resides in Sonoma County, California.
- Defensive patent aggregation
- IP management consultancy
- IP-backed lending
- Technology transfer
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