Immediate Past Chair
Jeffrey Whittle, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP
Jeff Whittle is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and provides over three decades of legal experience to clients in the energy and high-tech industries. He advises on strategic and complex technology transactions, licensing, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, patent protection, portfolio analysis, and other contentious and transactional intellectual property matters, including inter partes reexaminations, post-grant reviews, and derivation proceedings, among other disputed cases.
Jeff has been recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500 United States, WIPR Leaders Club, IAM Patent 1000, IAM Strategy 350, IAM Global IP Leaders, Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Who’s Who Legal, Patents, and Client Choice Awards, among others, for his outstanding career and contributions to law and intellectual property. He also is a senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). read more