Founder, Sisvel (Italy)
With more than 40 years of experience, Roberto Dini is considered one of the best known and appreciated Intellectual Property experts.
He began his career with Indesit where he was Head of the Patent and Trademark Office.
In 1982, Mr. Dini founded Sisvel, which soon became a world leader in managing Intellectual Property and maximizing the value of patent rights.
With Sisvel he has developed invaluable experience in setting up and managing patent pools and other forms of IP aggregation. He has extensive expertise in filing and prosecuting patents; drafting contracts for the acquisition or licensing of patents; negotiating with multi-national companies; and assisting patent owners in enforcing their patent rights, especially in the consumer electronics field.
Mr. Dini is a Member of the Italian Industrial Property Consultant Association, a registered Patent Attorney before the European Patent Office (EPO) and Trademark and Design attorney before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
A Patent Pool is a portfolio of patents essential to the same standardized technology but owned by different parties. Participation is voluntary and patent owners joining the patent pool facilitation process generally have different business models and interests; reaching an agreement which satisfies all is indeed a real challenge. Aim of this negotiation session is […]