Donald L Boreman

President at Global Patent Transactions, LLC

Donald L Boreman is founder and president of Global Patent Transactions, LLC (GPT), a leader in high-value patent transactions. As an international IP advisory and brokerage firm, GPT provides clients with strategic advice and transactional services that lead to more efficient IP management and better returns on R&D investments. Mr Boreman has an impressive 20-year track record in global IP management, licensing and sales, and has assisted more than 25 Global 500 clients with the development and implementation of IP strategies in support of business objectives. For example, Mr Boreman assisted a single client with the strategic monetisation of intellectual property, generating more than $100 million from patent sales while concurrently fortifying the client’s ongoing licensing programme. As a broker, Mr Boreman has personally managed the sale of more than 3,000 patent assets.

Before launching GPT, Mr Boreman co-founded ICAP Patent Brokerage. The financial success achieved early on led to ICAP’s acquisition of Ocean Tomo’s patent transaction and live auction business two years later.

Before ICAP Patent Brokerage, Mr Boreman was part of the initial management team that created ThinkFire Services. Serving as executive vice president and general manager, Mr Boreman was responsible for business development and assisting clients in establishing and executing effective IP strategies.

Before joining ThinkFire, Mr Boreman was the director of licensing for Lucent Technologies, managing an international team whose region generated Lucent’s greatest return, accounting for more than 45% of Lucent’s total IP revenues, which exceeded $500 million annually.

As a recognised leader in the management and monetisation of intellectual property, Mr Boreman has provided IP consulting services to the Japanese Patent Office, served the US courts as an expert witness and provided consulting services to numerous high-tech companies regarding best practices, asset valuation and strategies to maximise the leverage of intellectual property.

Mr Boreman received a bachelor’s in industrial engineering (hons) from Penn State University and a master’s in management science from Lehigh University. He also completed Wharton’s strategic management programme.

IAM says

Vastly experienced patent broker and business head, Donald Boreman shows a flair for accomplishing corporate objectives through strategic patent management and monetisation. He has an international reputation for excellence based on his ability to realise returns from IP investment and innovation.

Professional associations

  • LES


  • Brokering
  • Defensive patent aggregation
  • IAM/IC
  • IP auctions
  • IP management consultancy
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Technology transfer
  • Valuation

Firm details

Global Patent Transactions, LLC
3477 Corporate Parkway
Suite 100
Centre Valley PA 18034
United States

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