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Erich Spangenberg / Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman

Erich Spangenbergerich@ipnav.com

Erich Spangenberg, IPNav's founder, has advised patent owners in hundreds of enforcement, acquisition, commercialization and monetization transactions. 

Prior to founding IPNav, Erich was a partner at the law firm of Jones Day (corporate), Senior Vice President of Investment Banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and President of Smartalk Teleservices and also of Acclaim Ventures Group.

Erich holds a BA from Skidmore College (Periclean Scholar), an MSc from the London School of Economics (Distinguished Graduate), and a JD from Case Western Reserve University (Law Review).

In addition to providing IP monetization advisory services through IPNav, Erich owns companies that actively engage in enforcement, acquisition, commercialization and monetization transactions.

 

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