Company Overview

TechIPm is a professional research and consulting company specializing in strategy for technology and intellectual property manangement and monetization. Our mission is to creat value from technology innovations for contributing to the development of intellectual society. We serve technology and IP professionals providing custom research and consulting services for technology and intellectual property monetization & management.

Technology Expertise

Mobile Computing & Wireless Communications Technology: LTE, UMTS (WCDMA, HSPA), WLAN, WPAN, RFID, NFC, WSN, Cognitive Radio/SDR, Optical Wireless, Mobile TV etc.

Smartphone Applications: Biometrics, Location Base Services/Indoor Navigations, Mobile Payments, Augmented Reality, Wireless/Mobile UI etc.

Internet of Things (IoT): IoT sensors, IoT embedded systems, IoT device networks, IoT gatways, IoT applications (cloud computing, big data) etc.

Nanoelectronics: RF MEMS, Nanowire, Quantum Dot, Spintronics etc.

Green ICT: M2M, Smart Grids, Green Wireless Technologies, Electric Cars etc.

Bio & Medical IT: Mobile Healthcare (IEEE 11073 PHD, WBAN), Biometrics, Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) etc.

IP Expertise

Strategic Patent Evaluation & Valuation: M&A Patent Due Diligence, Acquisition Feasibility Analysis, IP Investment Valuation

Patent Portfolio Analysis & Development: Design Around Strategy, Essentiality & Claim Development for Standard Essential Patents

Patent Litigation Strategy: Evidence of Use, Claim Construction Strategy, Low Cost Litigation Method, Damage Evaluation

Patent Analysis: Patentability, Freedom-to-Operate, Infringement, Validity Analysis, Patent Mining for Strategic Planning

Patent Prosecution: U.S. Provisional Filing, U.S. Non-provisional Prosecution, International Prosecution (PCT and Foreign Offices)

Patent Business Strategy: Strategy for New Product Development, Licensing/Monetization Strategy, Competitive Technology & IP Intelligence


R&D managers and professionals planning and developing new technologies & products/services

Technology management executives investigating business opportunities of emerging technologies

In-house IP counsels developing patent portfolios

IP management & investment & monetization firms

Financial advising firms for technology investment

Emerging technology and IP holdings firms looking for new business opportunities

Licensing professionals looking for a new licensing opportunities

High-tech market research firms


TechIPm's principal, Alex G. Lee, brings over 20 years of his unique experiences as a technologist, business executive, professor, and intellectual property strategy expert both in the US and S. Korea into providing research & consulting for integrated strategic patent management and monetization.

IP strategic planning: his broad technology background with deep understanding of IT & telecommunications R&D (Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University; Visiting Scholar at Georgia Tech's School of Electrical & Computer Engineering), standardization (Chief Research Officer at RRL/MIC; R&D Planning Director at KMW), and businesses (Sr. Advisor at Samsung Techwin & KT) can align diverse clients' business objectives with IP strategy.

IP creation & portfolio management: his solid understanding of patent laws and patent prosecution/litigation process (USPTO Registered Patent Agent; JD from Suffolk University Law School) and extensive experiences in analyzing and evaluating patents (Sr. Advisor at WIPS; KCVA) can create and manage strong patent portfolios.

IP Exploitation: his understanding of essential elements of patent monetization process with strategic patent acquisition/licensing planning capability taking into current and future product/technology/business roadmap as well as existing IP programs, litigations, projects, and initiatives (his clients include business corporation, research institute, investment organization, and patent management firm) can create maximum IP value.

IP Governance: his interfacing capability across multiple job functions including patent experts, engineers, and business professionals & among multiple business systems (Visiting Scholar at BU's School of Management; Sr. Fellow at u-City Forum) can integrate the strategic patent management processes for governance in IP management.

He is a member of IEEE, LES, and AIPLA.

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Associated Partners

TechIPm's partner, YD Park, is in charge of semiconductor technology and patent creation. He has over 25 years of experience in the fields of R&D in Semiconductor Device Architecture. He is currently a CEO in Global Intellectual LLC, an IP creation company, Austin. Texas. Before joining GI, he held the position of Vice President, Samsung Advanced Technology Institute, Samsung Semiconductor R&D center in Hwasung, South Korea. In this role, he was responsible for developing the next generation semiconductor devices including 3D NAND flash memory, Vertical Transfer Gate Image sensor, 3D ToF sensor, micro optical spectrometer for mobile PoC biosensor, optical interconnect for DRAM interface.

He has published over 100 technical papers and holds over 140 US patents. He received his BS from Hanyang University and MS/Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from USC, Los Angeles USA. He has been with patent bar before USPTO 2003 (52,531). He is a member of AIPLA, Austin IPLA, Houston IPLA Member and senior member of IEEE Circuit and System Society.

TechIPm's partner, BuYon Jung, is in charge of patent prosecution for multi-national IPR. He is a patent attorney in S. Korea. He has extensive patent prosecution experiences in the field of computing & communications technologies, semiconductor devices, medical devices, and smartphone application softwares. He represented Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, and Magnachip Semiconductor.

He earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Yonsei University and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University. He was a Samsung's mobile communications engineer. He is now an advisor of Korea Electronics Association and Korea IP Office.

TechIPm's advisor, Joseph J. Cote, Jr., is the managing director of Navy Yard IP, which is a patent strategy and monetization consulting company located in Boston, MA. Joe has been named to IAM Magazine’s Top 300 IP Strategist’s in the World since 2009. He has been working in the field of business strategy and technology commercialization for over 25 years. Some of his professional experiences are technology commercialization and patent licensing operations for GTE Laboratories and Rockwell Scientific, co-founder of IPValue Management Inc., VP of Arthur D. Little Enterprises (ADLE) and Managing Director of KPMG.

His educational background includes an MS in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS from the US Naval Academy. He is a frequent speaker on Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Business Strategy, Technology Commercialization, Corporate Venturing and Orphan Technologies. He has been a guest lecturer at Harvard, MIT, Boston College, Suffolk University Law School, The Olin School of Engineering and the HULT International Business School. He is also listed in the Cambridge Who’s Who.

TechIPm's advisor, Roger G. Stewart, is the president of Sourland Mountain Associates LLC, which is a professional engineering and related intellectual property consulting company located in Hillsborough, NJ. Some of his professional experiences are VP of engineering at Applied Wireless ID, founder and CTO at Intelleflex Co., VP of engineering and CTO at Alien Technology, and laboratory director at Sarnoff Corporation.

He was elected in 1997 as a Fellow of the IEEE, has published 92 technical papers, and is the inventor of more than 100 patents. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University and M.S. in electrical engineering from Lehigh University.

Business Partners

INVENTGO IP & Law Group, which is based in Seoul Korea, provides professional services for creating, protecting, managing, and exploiting clients' intellectual property portfolios. Professionals in INVENTGO IP & Law Group have multi-years of experiences in patent analysis, patent prosecution, patent monetization, patent litigation strategy consulting, and trademark & brand strategy consulting. Its professionals expertise cover the cutting edge technologies in areas as diverse as web technologies,telecommunications,automotive,business methods,display, software,semiconductor,and medical devices.


Synergytek Consultancy, which is based in Taipei Taiwan, provides professional services for creating, protecting, and managing clients' unique intellectual property portfolios to retain their business competitiveness globally. Synergytek Consultancy works with world-leading partners to research and develop IP management tools, methodologies, and trainings for enabling clients to innovate effectively and efficiently by implementation of IP solutions integrated with IT technology.

Synergytek Consultancy provides IP management tools (LexisNexis, PatBase, WIPS, Hitachi, Matheo Patent, Patent Integration, system), patent search & analysis, and IP licensing services.

Synergytek Consultancy