- IP management consultancy
President at Toler Law Group PC
Over the course of Jeff Toler’s 25-year career he has been involved in monetising patent portfolios for a total value of approximately $1 billion (including patents in various industries, such as communications, printers, software and semiconductors). Mr Toler specialises in high-value patent portfolio transactions, such as corporate sales and licenses.
Mr Toler is a registered patent attorney with over 25 years’ experience in technology and related IP matters representing corporate clients including many Fortune 500 companies and institutionally funded private companies. His expertise covers a wide range of areas including patent acquisition and monetisation, patent brokering, patent litigation and inter partes reviews, patent preparation, prosecution and portfolio development, as well as IP-related financings and other transactions. His practice fields include communications, computer hardware, software, storage, electronics and medical devices. Mr Toler has significant experience in developing and implementing high-value patent strategies and brings creativity to the challenges of IP strategy and patent monetisation. Mr Toler collaborates with innovators to develop and deploy IP value (including providing liquidity for IP assets).
Before founding Toler Law Group, PC, Mr Toler led the IP and technology transactions group for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Austin, Texas. His background also includes serving as general and IP counsel for various groups within Motorola, including Motorola’s corporate strategy and wireless groups.
Mr Toler has a bachelor’s in electrical and computer engineering with highest distinction from Purdue University, a master’s in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a JD from the University of Chicago at Loyola School of Law. He was a senior law journal member for the University of Chicago at Loyola School of Law, where he received the Loyola Merit Scholarship and was awarded the AmJur award for intellectual property, contracts, and law and economics.