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Jaime Seigel

Jaime Seigel

Jaime Seigel

Founder at Cerebral Assets, LLC | United States

Jaime has been the Global Director of Licensing for the Open Invention Network (OIN) for seven years. OIN is the world’s largest patent non-aggression community, with over 3700 members. Jaime is also CEO of Cerebral Assets, LLC, a strategic intellectual property consulting firm. After 25 years of practicing as a patent attorney, Jaime started Cerebral Assets to help clients develop licensing and asset management strategies and to assist clients in their execution of those strategies. Jaime’s clients include several of the top companies in technology. Over the course of his career, Jaime has managed, initiated, executed, and negotiated licensing programs that have generated well over $1B. After beginning his practice at the top intellectual property firms, Fish & Neave and Kenyon & Kenyon, Jaime spent about 16 years at Sony Corporation, where he managed or led projects including the establishment of a licensing team and office in Taiwan, global assertion licensing programs involving technologies related to digital television, video compression, contactless cards, optical disc devices, set-top boxes and semiconductors, digital rights management, just to name a few.
Jaime served on the Board of Directors of MPEG LA for a decade and was Chairman of the Board for over two years. In the mid 2000’s he was invited to join an IPR Experts Group at the invitation of the Chinese Government, to help develop and draft the first IPR policy in China for a standards-based licensing program. Jaime is currently an Adjunct Professor at one of the top law schools in the United States, the University of California at Irvine, where he uses his experience to instruct students in the courses “The Business and Law of Patent Licensing” and “Patent Litigation.”