Carl Bilicska is a registered US patent attorney with 22 years of experience in Intellectual Property (IP). Currently Carl is Vice President – Legal at IPValue where his duties include: asserting, negotiating and licensing IP portfolios, valuing IP portfolios, and evaluating, developing, negotiating and executing IP investment strategies. Prior to joining IPValue, Carl was Vice President – Licensing at TnT IP and before that, Senior Corporate Counsel at Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent. At these prior companies, Carl’s work included assertion and litigation-based monetization, portfolio development, patent preparation and prosecution, invention harvesting and intake, drafting and negotiating IP agreements, technology licensing, IP strategy development, defense of third-party claims, and directed research. Prior to a career in law, Carl was an electrical engineer with over 10 years’ experience involving the design and development of hardware and software solutions.
Carl received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law earning the Philip Kravitz Memorial Prize for graduating at the top of his class and the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property Law. He also received a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters of Science degree in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.