Sabina Brufani is a senior IP strategist with expertise in fostering IP licensing deals, IP monetization programs and patent pools formation. She recently founded IP.Valora, a new company dedicated to assisting companies around the world in leveraging intellectual property strategies into innovation success, identifying synergies and facilitating connections between patent owners and licensing administrators. She has been instrumental to large IP transactions, including the facilitation of the LTE patent pool, the 802.11 Wi-fi joint licensing program and the acquisition of other important portfolios. She collaborated for many years with Sisvel, a worldwide leader in fostering innovation and IP licensing programs, where she coordinated business development projects. Her technical background includes a master’s degree in aerospace engineering and the opportunity to join a team of engineers that designed and launched the small satellite MITA. It was her work in the aerospace sector that prompted her move into the area of Intellectual Property.