Chris Spadea is a managing director in Navigant’s intellectual property group, based in New York. Chris has more than 20 years of experience valuing and monetizing intellectual property (IP) across a wide range of industries and in various business contexts. In that regard, Chris has provided expert witness services on hundreds of matters in his more than 20 years as an IP professional. In addition, Chris has significant real world experience as a former portfolio manager of the largest privately-owned patent holder in the world. In that regard, Chris managed portfolios with $100s millions in invested capital, created monetization programs across a wide range of industries, simultaneously lead new investments in patents, and worked to sell portfolios all valued in the $100s millions. This experience with a large patent owner, coupled with decades of expert consulting experience, allows Chris to bring sound economics and experience into his damages work and bring realistic valuation techniques backed by case law into his transaction and strategy assignments.
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