Elizabeth Rudersdorf

Partner at Steger IP, LLC
Ranked in Brokering, IP management consultancy, IP-backed lending, Legal, Licensing, M&A, Technology transfer, Valuation
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“From its conception through its commercialisation, Elizabeth Rudersdorf has a comprehensive understanding of IP strategy and administration. She combines all the technical, business and legal factors available to provide a comprehensive perspective, and outlines each step required to meet her clients’ business goals.”

Elizabeth Rudersdorf's Profile

Elizabeth Rudersdorf is a partner at Steger IP. Her practice focuses on monetisation of IP assets and strategic counselling to patent owners and investors with respect to IP assets. She currently acts as outside general counsel to Allied Inventors LLC.

Ms Rudersdorf has extensive experience in the monetisation and valuation of IP assets and strategic counselling related to building and extracting value from IP portfolios. Her transactional work includes patent sales and licensing and has returned value to her clients to the tune of billions of dollars. She has also performed valuations for companies ranging from start-ups to large corporations that have been used to raise investment funds and secure debt. Over her 15 years of experience, Ms Rudersdorf has represented the patent owner in the largest patent sale ever and the patent owner in the largest IP-backed secured debt financing deal in history. Since joining Steger IP, she represents a handful of clients and their high-value portfolios and has closed dozens of transactions for those clients in the form of sales, licences and other transfers of IP rights. Ms Rudersdorf also has experience in patent litigation and international arbitration work.

Ms Rudersdorf has most recently worked in-house as general counsel at Allied Inventors. Before that, she was a partner at a boutique IP-focused firm, and an associate at a large international firm, both in the United States and the United Kingdom. Through her years in practice, she has represented inventors, small companies, investors and some of the largest patent owners in the world. She has been recognised as an Illinois Super Lawyer for excellence in the practice of law.

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