Carlo Segantini - Invention Capital Partners
Carlo Segantini is a partner at Invention Capital Partners (ICP), a company which invests in inventions to create technology licensing platforms in large industries by combining multiple types of intellectual properties, namely patents, trade secrets and brands, often from multiple sources.
Before joining ICP, Mr Segantini spent over eight years at Intellectual Ventures (IV) covering roles such as licensing account executive, senior director channel sale and licensing, and vice president of strategic acquisitions. He focused on all aspects of invention rights, including patents acquisition, patents licensing, patents divestiture, M&A activity, portfolio management and IP strategy development, and was instrumental in several strategic patents acquisition, divestiture and licensing deals.
Before joining IV, Mr Segantini worked at IPValue Management, a company funded by Goldman Sachs, General Atlantic Partners and Boston Consulting Group to help global technology corporations to generate financial and strategic returns from their patent portfolios.
Before that Mr Segantini worked in Europe for four years (in Milan, Rome and Frankfurt) as senior consultant at BAIN & COMPANY, a leading global management consulting firm headquartered in Boston. He also worked in Italy for four years (in Padova, Milan and Rome) as partner of ISYI SrL, an IT consulting start-up which was acquired in 2000 by ISS (IBM).
Mr Segantini has an MS in electronic engineering from the University of Padova, Italy, and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, New Hampshire.
- IP management consultancy
- Technology transfer
Invention Capital Partners
2625 Hanover Street
Palo Alto CA 94304
Maximising value in financial transactions involving strategic patent portfolios
IAM Magazine issue 73
To maximise investors’ return in financial transactions, value from all types of asset involved should be recognised and unlocked. When patents represent a meaningful portion of a financial transaction, a deal can be advantageously structured to reap that value
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