Dr. Bob Davidson has more than 30 years of international industrial experience (The Dow Chemical Company and REC Silicon) and is an expert in the development and implementation of strategic IP and intangible assets (IA) portfolio management covering knowledge management, asset alignment, competitor intelligence & analysis and value capture. Bob is a trained Patent Attorney and has written and prosecuted several patent applications relating to organic polymers and high purity inorganic chemicals including their manufacturing processes and industrial applications; along with providing coaching to R&D and business groups for optimizing technology and value capture opportunities. Bob provides extensive guidance and teaching for “in-house” IP strategy development and various asset management processes including: invention harvesting/disclosures; trade secrets; patent and agreement portfolio management; competitor patent awareness and analysis; license negotiations; and project management.
Bob holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK and trained and qualified as a European Patent Attorney. His technical expertise focuses on organic polymers and silicon chemicals.