Bastian is the CEO of the patent review site goodip.org. GoodIP enlists the wisdom of the crowd to discover valuable patents. Before founding GoodIP, Bastian closed various multi-million dollar license agreements for the lighting company OSRAM and acquired patent portfolios bolstering OSRAM’s patent portfolio. Earlier in his career, Bastian was responsible for IP transactions at the semiconductor company Lantiq (now part of Intel) and had been an associate in the IP practice group of McDermott Will & Emery.
Intellectual Property (IP) is increasingly pervasive within society. Technology products and services such as smartphones, social networking, and online shopping have reached a tipping point where they are employed daily by consumers, businesses, and governments. While this has led to tremendous growth in these industries it has also led to increasing scrutiny by regulators. Business […]