Bradford J Kullberg - Nathan Associates, Inc

Senior Vice President - Nathan Associates, Inc

Bradford Kullberg is a senior vice president at Nathan Associates’ IP services practice and has extensive experience in IP strategy, valuation, licensing, monetisation and litigation. In addition to his broad corporate experience in patent and brand licensing, product development, business development and corporate strategy, Mr Kullberg has provided expert valuation, transaction and advisory services to clients across a wide range of industries and technologies, including IP transactions involving troubled companies. He has testified in state and federal court proceedings on issues related to damages and industry licensing practices.

Mr Kullberg has developed and implemented IP monetisation strategies designed to generate maximum value while aligning with overall corporate strategy. He has marketed, licensed, purchased, sold and enforced IP rights on a global basis across many technology areas. He has evaluated numerous patent infringement claims and led negotiations resulting in licence agreements, often in the context of litigation, and has managed patent and brand licensing businesses as both licensor and licensee.

Before joining Nathan Associates, Mr Kullberg was managing director at a global expert advisory services firm. Before that role, he was vice president of patent transaction services at an IP transaction and advisory services firm, where his work included patent buying for anonymous clients and contingency patent selling on behalf of IP owners. Before this role, Mr Kullberg was vice president of corporate business development at Polaroid Corporation, where he led all technology and brand licensing activities related to the company’s imaging and consumer electronics businesses. These responsibilities included patent portfolio monetisation, business leadership for all patent infringement matters, licence negotiation and compliance. Mr Kullberg’s 30-year career at Polaroid included roles in corporate business development, global marketing strategy, programme management and technical and operational assignments.

Mr Kullberg received a BS summa cum laude in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society and the Boston chapter co-chair. Mr Kullberg is a Certified Licensing Professional.

Professional associations

  • LES

Sectors

  • IP management consultancy
  • Licensing
  • Technology transfer
  • Valuation

Firm details

Nathan Associates, Inc

Nathan Associates, Inc
60 State Street
Seventh Floor
Boston MA 02109
United States

Contact details

E: bkullberg@nathaninc.com
T: +1 617 393 5934
W: www.nathaninc.com

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