Almanac IP Advisors LLP
Almanac IP Advisors LLP offers the traditional services of an IP legal boutique, along with patent landscaping, valuation, acquisition-side brokering, portfolio mining, and related services.
The founding partners of Almanac, Mark Spolyar and Rob Saltzberg, possess over 45 years of IP legal experience. They are both former IP partners at major Bay Area law firms and former Managing Directors at the Ovidian Group, an IP consultancy. Satya Patel, Ph.D. is a former Managing Director and Scientist at Ovidian, and a named inventor on over 80 patents.
Mr. Spolyar and Mr. Saltzberg possess complementary IP skill sets, in addition to sharing core, substantive patent evaluation expertise. Mr. Saltzberg's practice emphasizes patent analysis and asset development, whereas Mr. Spolyar's practice focuses more on the transactional and business angles of intellectual property. Dr. Patel has particular experience developing patent portfolio analytics and revenue modeling to assist with portfolio mining and patent landscaping, acquisition, and divestitures.
Our combination of skill sets positions Almanac extremely well for a variety of strategic IP projects. Almanac IP Advisors is an agile firm that can customize projects to its clients' needs and budgets.
For example, Almanac offers the following services: