Pierre Keeley

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Pierre Keeley is the Director of Patents at LinkedIn, where he was hired as the company's first registered patent attorney in 2012. Prior to LinkedIn, he served as Riverbed Technology's sole in-house patent attorney, and was in private practice at the law firm of Fenwick & West.

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How and Why LinkedIn Learned to Love Patents

In 2012, LinkedIn found itself a potential target for corporate patent asserters. LinkedIn had revenue reaching nearly $1 billion, with growth of 86%, yet owned only 22 patents. However, this changed …