Jaime Siegel

Lecturer

CEO, Cerebral Assets, LLC

Background:

Jaime Siegel is the CEO of Cerebral Assets, LLC, a multipurpose Global IP advisory which provides global IP and business strategy consulting, deal facilitations, brokerage services, as well as expert witness services on patent and technology licensing and damages. Cerebral Assets’ clients cover the spectrum from Fortune Top 10 to early stage start-ups, Private Equity firms and foreign government incubator programs, and technology areas including electronics, consumer products, life sciences, biotechnology and medical devices.

Mr. Siegel acts as the Global Director of Licensing for one of his clients, the Open Invention Network (OIN). OIN is the world’s largest patent non-aggression community, creating a collaborative space around the Linux System Definition to promote innovation in Linux.

Prior to starting Cerebral Assets, Mr. Siegel was EVP in charge of licensing for Acacia Research Group LLC, one of the largest publicly held patent licensing organizations. Previously he spent over 15 years at Sony Corporation of America as Vice President and Senior IP Counsel, where he was responsible for global patent litigation for Sony family companies and out licensing programs, among other duties, including being the official representative of Sony Corporation of America to Taiwan. He is also a designated Neutral (Mediator/Arbitrator) by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Mr. Siegel served as Chairman of the Board of MPEG LA, the world’s most successful patent licensing pool, for two years. Prior to joining Sony, he was an associate attorney at the leading IP firms of Fish & Neave and Kenyon & Kenyon, and an engineer in the aerospace industry.

Mr. Siegel was recently named by WIPR as a 2017 Leader in IP, and has been designated by IAM as one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists for four consecutive years from 2014-2017.

He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School (night program) and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University.

JSiegel@cerebralassets.com

Current Courses:

Patent Law Litigation

Prior Courses:

The Law and Business of Patent Licensing