Kent is the managing partner of the Richardson Oliver Law Group. Kent counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters including patent strategy, licensing, valuation, and prosecution. His broad background in IP management (including five patents of his own) provides clients with a strong resource to build, manage, license and defend their patents. He specializes in patent development, patent portfolio management, patent marketing, and patent buying and selling. Kent has been a general counsel at both private and public companies.
Practice/technical competence: patent development and management, patent business operations consulting, patent buying programs, patent monetization, patent assertion defense, patent prosecution, patent diligence, IP licensing, including contracts, royalty rate benchmarking, strategy development, and open source diligence.
Registrations: registered to practice before the U.S Patent and Trademark Office
Education: University of Alberta, Canada (B.Sc, Computer Engineering, 1989 and J.D., 1993)
Memberships: American Bar Association, California Bar Association