Terry Ludlow

President at TechInsights

Terry Ludlow is president of TechInsights and a recognised leader and pioneer in the use of advanced semiconductor reverse engineering processes to support innovative product design and extract maximum value from intellectual property. Business leaders, technical teams and legal counsel all regularly turn to Mr Ludlow for strategic guidance on a broad range of IP issues, including improving innovation programmes, detecting patent infringement, protecting a competitive position and developing strategies for optimising the value of a technology portfolio. IAM has recognised him as one of the world’s foremost IP strategists.

Before his present position, Mr Ludlow was the founder, chair and CEO of Chipworks, a company he founded in 1992 with the vision and goal of offering the most accurate and reliable patent and competitive intelligence across a broad range of products and manufacturers. Under his guidance and leadership, the company grew to become one of the largest and most respected patent and technology analyst companies with the most sophisticated in-house technical labs in the world. The company merged with TechInsights in 2016.

As president, Mr Ludlow continues to be a visionary voice and lead strategist to companies seeking to build a competitive advantage and protect and grow the potential of their intellectual property. An exceptional and well-travelled speaker, he frequently addresses industry conferences, including the IPBC and the Licensing Executives Society. He holds numerous patents for his reverse engineering innovations and regularly authors articles for publications around the world.


  • IAM/IC
  • IP management consultancy
  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • Valuation

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