LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Sisvel today announced that Nick Dudziak has joined the company as President of Sisvel US, Inc. and its US offices, where he will build upon and grow the company’s leadership in fostering innovation and managing intellectual property programs.
Dudziak is a seasoned IP business leader and deal-maker, having practiced in all dimensions of the patent industry, including IP strategy, licensing and sales transactions, litigation, and asset development and management. Dudziak will lead Sisvel’s US efforts in driving pro-innovation partnerships, programs, and transactions that ensure its existing and future partners are fairly and appropriately compensated for their inventions.
Prior to joining Sisvel, Dudziak was a partner at one of the world’s leading IP law firms and, most recently, the senior director of licensing & strategy at Via Licensing Corporation, a subsidiary of US audio pioneer Dolby Laboratories, where he led and successfully concluded several key IP deals with many of the world’s leading technology companies.
“Nick has an exceptional track record and demonstrated ability to get things done and draw parties together,” said Mattia Fogliacco, President, Sisvel Group. “We see Nick as a very good fit with our current vision, strategic plan and intention to expand upon our services offered worldwide and especially in the United States market. Nick’s leadership and experience will prove to be a key asset for Sisvel as we continue innovating the way we create solutions to complex licensing environments, seeking to secure friction-less transactions, while remaining committed to support the creation of a level playing field.”
Dudziak holds a JD from the John Marshall Law School, a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, and is a registered Patent Attorney.
Sisvel is a world leader in fostering innovation and managing IP. The group identifies, evaluates and maximizes the value of IP assets for its partners around the world, providing firms with a revenue stream which can be reinvested in innovation for the generation of future revenues. Sisvel has more than 35 years’ experience in the management of successful patent portfolios, including those relating to audio compression standards (MP3 and MPEG audio), as well as broadcasting and digital terrestrial television standards maintained by the Digital Video Broadcasting Project. Sisvel operates patent pools and joint licensing programs in the fields of mobile communication, wireless local area networking 802.11, video coding, digital video broadcasting, recommendation engines and broadband access to data networks.
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