January 2012 Winner – Bill Barrett
Bill teaches the world about IP “ownage”, while dominating his competition, read more.
As Chief IP Counsel for Advanced Liquid Logic, Inc., Bill has developed exceptional IP strategies that have revolutionized invention extraction and global IP prosecution. The result is an impressive IP Portfolio adding tremendous value to his company. Bill is an accomplished writer in the field, assisting countless others in globalizing their IP, through his co-authored book “iProperty”.
“Ownage implies ownership of the whole space in which the game is played, so that would-be competitors will think twice before entering your space and risking a sound thrashing.” excerpt from iProperty.
Bill is lead author of iProperty: Profiting from Ideas in an Age of Global Innovation, published by Wiley & Sons. iProperty explains how companies can use intellectual property strategies to protect and profit from the competitive advantage conferred by their valuable ideas.
Prior to Advance Liquid Logic, Inc., Bill practiced patent law with Moore & Van Allen, PLLC, and was formerly senior director and legal counsel for Nobex Corporation. Bill has extensive experience in helping companies to develop and execute global intellectual property strategies; visualize, understand and navigate their competitive IP landscapes; and assemble, train, and facilitate effective IP teams. He is a frequent author in the area of IP management issues.
- A bottle of Murgitroyd 12-year-old whisky
- Custom Award
- IP Hero T-shirt
- Interview & National Press Release