Kent Richardson

Chief Executive Officer at Richardson Oliver Insights LLC
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Kent Richardson's Profile

Kent Richardson is CEO at Richardson Oliver Insights where he supports customers in developing data-driven strategies based on patent market data and insights. He is also a partner at ROL Group, where he counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters including patent buying, selling, licensing, valuation, prosecution and operations.

Mr Richardson has licensing and marketing patent portfolio experiences resulting in more than $600 million of patent licence bookings. He has also served as an expert witness on patent monetisation and licensing practices in cases in England and the United States.

Before founding Richardson Oliver Insights and ROL Group, Mr Richardson was the general manager of ThinkFire Services USA, Ltd’s Silicon Valley office. He has worked in various senior management roles with such growth businesses as Sezmi, Constellation Capital and Rambus, Numerical Technologies, and he was also an attorney in private practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Mr Richardson is a member of the California Bar and a USPTO-registered patent attorney. He holds five US patents, as well as a JD and a BSc in computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Canada.

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