Brad Close

Brad Close

Brad Close is an accomplished patent broker, having transacted patent sales since 2007 for a variety of clients, from international fortune 50 to small Silicon Valley startups. He is a leading expert on buying, selling, valuing and tailoring patent portfolios. He has spoken on such topics at conference in the US, Canada, Europe, and China.

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Posts by Brad Close


Facebook v. Windy City Settles It: The CAFC Does Not Care About the PTAB’s Opinions

The Supreme Court in SAS (SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu) was quite clear that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) has to follow the …
By Brad Close
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Despite Oil States, Inter Partes Review May Still Be Held Unconstitutional

Oil States v Greene’s Energy, 584 U.S. ___ (2018), just decided that patents are a public right, a franchise right, akin to a right to erect a toll …