Mr. Richardson counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters, including patent buying, selling, licensing, valuation, prosecution, and operations. He has licensing and marketing patent portfolio experience, resulting in more than $600 million worth of patent licence bookings. Mr. Richardson has served as an expert witness on patent monetization and licensing practices in UK and US cases.
Before founding ROL Group, Mr. Richardson was general manager of ThinkFire Services USA, Ltd’s Silicon Valley office. He has worked in various senior management roles with growth businesses such as Sezmi, Constellation Capital, Rambus and Numerical Technologies. He was also a private practice attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Mr. Richardson is a member of the California Bar, and a US Patent and Trademark Office registered patent attorney. He holds five US patents.
He has a JD and a BSc in computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Canada.