Steve Pomraning

Steve Pomraning

VP Licensing

Steve Pomraning is an intellectual property (“IP”) licensing executive with more than 25 years of experience supporting high tech sectors. He is known for his mastery in deal valuation, infringement detection, patent monetization and negotiating complex IP-intensive transactions, including litigation settlements. Steve was recognized as one of the World’s Leading Intellectual Property Strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine for 2022.

He began his IP licensing career at AT&T and Bell Labs, and has personally sealed >$1B (US) of international transactions for large operating companies (e.g., AT&T, Lucent, Bell Labs, Agere Systems, Honeywell, etc.) as well as smaller non-practicing entities (e.g., IPValue, Intellectual Ventures, InterDigital, etc.). This was achieved by cementing hundreds of patent license and technology transfer arrangements, as well as sale, acquisition, joint-development and venture-related deals relating to scores of physical science-based technologies and consumer electronics markets. Steve has experience leading collaborative cross-functional teams at the nexus of technical, business and legal talent. Maximizing and leveraging value from intellectual capital remains Steve’s forte.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering/Materials Science and Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MBA from Lehigh University.