Mr. Oliver is COO at Richardson Oliver Insights with many years of experience of providing customers with data-driven insights to support decision making with regards to IP and patent strategies. He is also a Partner at ROL Group, where he counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters, including licensing, buying, selling, valuation, prosecution and business processes. He has patent portfolio licensing and marketing experience resulting in millions worth of patent license bookings.
Prior to founding the Richardson Oliver Insights and ROL Group, Mr. Oliver was a Vice President at ThinkFire Services USA, Ltd’s Silicon Valley office. He has held various senior positions with a range of responsibilities at Rambus Inc., Synopsys, Inc., and a number of Silicon Valley startups. He was also previously an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati.
Mr. Oliver has over 40 published articles and lectures on patent strategy, intellectual property, and related business issues at Stanford, Santa Clara, and the Center for Intellectual Property at Chalmers.
Mr. Oliver is a member of the California and District of Columbia Bar and a United States Patent and Trademark Office registered patent attorney.
Mr. Oliver has a B.S. in Computer Science/Mathematics from Haverford College, an M.S.E. in Computer Information Science from University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania.