Speaker Profile

Marc Kaufman
Partner / Reed Smith LLP

Marc specializes in assisting clients in managing and monetizing their intellectual property assets and in defending against patent assertions. He has developed structured procedures for defining and executing intellectual property strategies that are aligned with overall business objectives. From procuring and enforcing rights both in the United States and abroad to structuring and negotiating intellectual property transactions, Marc uses his skills and experience to help his clients achieve all of their objectives. Marc possesses a unique ability to understand the needs of his clients and to deliver relevant, timely and practical intellectual property related business and legal advice.

Marc has developed and managed patent portfolios that have been widely licensed by major corporations. Often times, he guides his clients in the sale of patents, that are no longer relevant to core objectives. Marc's practice encompasses work in a wide variety of technical fields including content aggregation and targeting, digital rights management, database technology, document retrieval, search engine technology, and data mining.

Marc has spoken across the country, authored several articles, and been quoted in notable publications such as the New York Times, with respect to a variety of intellectual property issues. Most recently, he was quoted in the December 2012 issue of InsideCounsel magazine. Presently, he is serving as a chair of the Law Seminars International Conferences on patent monetization, which are held across the U.S. to provide updated education and industry insights to business consultants and in-house counsel alike.