The IAM Strategy 300 focuses exclusively on patent practitioners and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
“Brad Close presents strategies that allow clients to make decisions quickly and get returns that truly create shareholder value. He is knowledgeable, well-networked and one of the few individuals in the industry that sets the bar in all aspects of IP monetisation strategy.”
Brad Close is executive vice president at Transpacific IP, the first full-service IP company based in Asia. Since its founding in 2004, the company has grown to become a leading IP monetisation firm in Asia with a reputation that extends worldwide. Brad oversees the company’s patent monetisation operations in North America. Since joining the company he has been instrumental in expanding operations, acquiring cutting-edge technology patent portfolios and leads the company’s successful monetisation teams with ongoing success.
Brad started his legal career as a patent prosecution and contracts attorney before focusing on monetising patents for clients. He was a founding member of the Silicon Valley law firm Technology and Intellectual Property Services Group where he specialised in helping startups and large companies alike sell and acquire patents.
In addition to his leadership role at a global IP company, Brad continues to be a featured guest speaker at industry conferences globally, and one of the 'World’s Leading Strategist' in IAM Magazine in 2022. His expertise on portfolio transactions, patent valuation techniques and overall patent portfolio management have been recognised worldwide.
Brad is an alumni of Queen’s University, and Franklin Pierce Law Center where he obtained a JD and Masters in Intellectual Property.