Curtis Dodd

Curtis Dodd

Curtis Dodd is Chief Intellectual Property Officer (CIPO) at Harfang IP. He is a veteran of patent monetization, enforcement and portfolio management in the telecommunications and consumer electronics space with approximately twenty years of industry experience. Amongst other roles, Mr. Dodd was counsel for Nortel Networks and lead the management of its 4G wireless portfolio (twice being named as an inventor). This portfolio sold to a consortium led by Apple and Ericsson in a multi-billion-dollar transaction in 2011. Mr. Dodd also worked for Wi-LAN as Vice President, Patents and Counsel, during which time Wi-LAN generated hundreds of millions of dollars in licensing revenue from its core US Wi-Fi and CDMA patents and significantly grew its wireless portfolio through acquisition. In 2011, Mr. Dodd joined Acacia and, as a Senior Vice President and Licensing Executive, helped Acacia and its partners, including key industry players Nokia and Samsung, generate significant licensing revenue, and helped Acacia greatly increase its wireless position through several large acquisitions. Most recently, as a Senior Licensing Specialist for Fitch Even, Mr. Dodd assisted Longhorn IP in successfully monetizing 3G and 4G LTE standards essential patents formerly owned by ZTE and ASUSTeK.

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Posts by Curtis Dodd


FRAND Royalty Base Statements and Cellular Wireless Standard Essential Patents (Part III)

This is the third in a series of articles analyzing statements made by various entities in the cellular industry regarding licensing Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) on a …
By Curtis Dodd & Chris Dubuc
7 days ago 0

Analyzing FRAND-Related Statements for Cellular Wireless SEPS (Part II)

This is the second in a series of articles analyzing statements made by various entities in the cellular industry regarding licensing Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) on a …
By Curtis Dodd & Chris Dubuc
19 days ago 0

Cellular Wireless Standard Essential Patents: A Survey of FRAND-Related Statements

Over the years, several entities have published statements related to licensing 4G/5G cellular wireless Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) on a Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) basis.  …
By Curtis Dodd & Chris Dubuc
27 days ago 1