Author Archives for Eric Podlogar

Eric leads the IP Legal market at ktMINE and is responsible for ensuring that ktMINE products meet customer needs. He specializes in technical demonstrations and consultations with over 15 years of experience in business intelligence and IP licensing. Eric worked as a Senior Patent Licensing Associate at Google working on patent acquisitions, securing licensing engagements, and procuring freedom of action, and prior to that at Motorola Mobile Devices as a Senior Manager of IP Licensing working on exposure analyses, industry profiles and acquisitions.

IPBC 2019: IP in the 5G Era

IPBC Global was held on June 16 to the 18th in Boston, Massachusetts, hosting senior IP business leaders from around the world. Eric Podlogar, IP Strategy and Valuation Market Lead and Kim Swanson, Director of Sales, attended the event.   Keynote Highlights IPBC was formally kicked off with a keynote from Maria Varsellona, the soon

BIO International: The long-term importance of IP

The BIO International Convention was held on June 3rd through the 6th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, hosting 1,100 biotechnology-related companies from across over 30 nations. Eric Podlogar, IP Strategy and Valuation Market Lead and Kim Swanson, Director of Sales, attended the event. We approached the vast Pennsylvania Convention Center before the conference opened, and even then

Patent Searching is Evolving: PIUG 2018

From Saturday, May 5th through Thursday, May 10th, 2018, Eric Podlogar, ktMINE’s IP Strategy & Valuation Market Lead, joined nearly 300 attendees at the Annual Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) Conference in Alexandria, Virginia. PIUG is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “supporting, assisting and enhancing” efforts associated with the “retrieval, analysis and dissemination of patent

Trademark Licensing Intelligence

Before you enter into any trademark negotiation, it pays to be well-prepared. Arming yourself with thorough intelligence will go a long way during the engagement. Unfortunately, the information necessary for these types of transactions can be very difficult to access. In some instances, the discussion topic is complex, nuanced, or so narrow that the supporting

AUTM Annual Meeting: Creating Relationships, and the Impact of Technology

From Sunday, February 18th through Wednesday, February 21st, Eric Podlogar, ktMINE’s IP Strategy & Valuation Market Lead, and Courtney Conn, ktMINE’s Business Development Consultant, joined over 1,700 attendees at the Annual Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual meeting brought together over 800 organizations from over 30 countries around the

IP Counsel Exchange: IP Strategy, Success at the PTAB, An Examination of ITC Section 337

ktMINE’s IP Strategy & Valuation lead, Eric Podlogar participated at IP Counsel Exchange on December 7th in New York City. To highlight the successful and innovative strategic alliance between Wolters Kluwer and ktMINE, Eric, along with Wolters Kluwer’s IP specialist, Michelle Virzi, presented a demonstration of the new solutions developed specifically for IP legal professionals.