PHILADELPHIA, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TechPats, the world's leading full-service IP consulting firm, has announced that it has hired William (Will) O'Donnell to the newly created position of Vice President of Corporate Strategy.
Based in the company's Philadelphia headquarters, Mr. O'Donnell will be focusing on the continued expansion of client services which includes providing market research and financial valuations for use in patent licensing and litigations. In addition, Mr. O'Donnell will be assisting in providing strategic advisory services, including M&A consulting, portfolio valuations, and other transactional based IP services.
"Will joins TechPats at a very exciting time for our company," states Chris Wichser, CEO of TechPats. "The growth trajectory of our company will be further enhanced with the addition of Will and the deep level of IP management experience he brings to our team and our clients. We view his appointment as a sign of our continued commitment to being a leader in our industry."
Most recently, Will served as the Director of Corporate Strategy at Newracom, a leading developer of next generation wireless technology. Prior to that, he served as Director of Business and Market Research at Conversant IP Management and led patent licensing valuations and competitive intelligence for InterDigital Communications.
"I have always had high level of admiration for TechPats and the deep level of patent expertise the company brings to its clients," commented Mr. O'Donnell. "I look forward to working with the TechPats team to further develop their already extensive suite of IP services and in continuing to support the company's 200+ clients in their continued growth and success."
TechPats is the world's leading full-service IP consulting firm. We bring together patent expertise, technical excellence, and business acumen across a wide range of markets and technologies. We form strong partnerships with our clients, empowering them to grow their businesses, protect and profit from their IP assets, and strategically position themselves for the future.
With veteran IP talent and reverse engineering specialists, we have helped countless operating companies and law firms maximize all phases of their IP endeavors.
Founded in 1998, we have nearly 20 years' experience analyzing global trends in innovation. With offices in Philadelphia, Ottawa, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Taipei, we are well positioned to assist our clients to develop, protect, and monetize patent portfolios with efficiency & precision.