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Thomas Major Joins IPOfferings as Vice President in Charge of Brokerage for Larger Patent Portfolios
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Boca Raton, FL -- IPOfferings LLC, a leading patent brokerage and IP consulting firm, announced that Thomas D. Major has joined the company as Vice President. Mr. Major’s primary responsibility will be the brokerage of large patent portfolios. He will be based in Phoenix, Ariz.
“Our patent brokerage business has been steadily growing,” said Rich Ehrlickman, IPOfferings’ founder and President. “Tom Major is well known in the IP community and his expertise in patent brokerage and licensing, as well as IP management will help IPOfferings to grow to the next level.”
“I am excited about the possibilities that IPOfferings presents for me,” commented Tom Major. “I look forward to using my IP expertise from both Corporate America and the University of Utah to assist patent owners from many sectors of the IP community.”
Thomas Major has extensive experience in the buying and selling of intellectual property, technology transfer, patent licensing and patent assertion. His experience includes all aspects of IP management. During his career, he completed over IP 200 transactions.
Prior to joining IPOfferings, Mr. Major was Vice President, Licensing at Honeywell IP Inc., a unit of Allied Signal, Inc. He also held positions as Managing Director, IP Transactions at TAEUS Corporation; Vice President of Licensing at IPValue Management, Inc.; and Director of Technology Transfer for the University of Utah.
Mr. Major is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP). He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Southern Utah University, an M.S. in Chemistry from Brigham Young University, and an M.B.A. from Southern Illinois University. He was a Registered P.E. (Professional Engineer)
“IPOfferings is now prepared to handle larger patent portfolios,” continues Rich Ehrlickman, “with the addition of Tom to the IPOffering’s team.”
IPOfferings LLC, based in Boca Raton, Fla., provides patent brokerage and IP advisory services to inventors, small businesses, corporations, universities and other owners of intellectual property. IPOfferings is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IP Holdings LLC, an IP-centric merchant banking organization affiliated with General Patent Corporation. IPOfferings offers patent brokerage services on a contingency basis. The company represents buyers of patents, doing so on a confidential basis when appropriate, and also provides IP consulting services that include IP valuation and assessment as well as IP acquisition due diligence. For more information, visit www.ipofferings.com.
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