Empowering Innovation through Intellectual Property Strategy

Strategies to protect, commercialize and capture value from innovations with IP executive and Musser Scholar Brian Hinman. B. PHL event.
Brian Hinman, Chief Innovation Officer, Aon (Musser Visiting Scholar)
Tuesday October 15, 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
The Fox School of Business - 1810 Building Temple University 1810 Liacouras Walk Philadelphia, PA 19122

Join us for a presentation given by Musser Visiting School Brian Hinman, Chief Commercial Officer for Aon. Learn how to use intellectual property as both a sword and a shield to capture value from your innovations. Light food, coffee and soft drinks will be served. Hosted in conjunction with B. PHL Innovation Fest, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross

About Brian Hinman:

Brian is the Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Aon’s IP Solutions. In this capacity, he is part of the executive leadership team, which delivers IP solutions that enhance Aon's value through executing IP-based value creation strategies and mitigating IP risk exposure. Brian helps lead the efforts for Aon in seizing the generational opportunity to establish market-accepted standards for assessing and valuing the IP asset class for businesses and investors.

Brian Hinman has over 30 years experience in the field of intellectual property, having held senior executive positions at some of the world’s leading companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Intellectual Property Officer at Philips, based in the Netherlands. In this capacity, he also held the position of CEO of Philips Intellectual Property and Standards where he led a worldwide team of over 400 intellectual property professionals in 9 different countries. He formulated and executed a robust IP strategy for each of Philips’ business units including IP portfolio management, all IP litigation matters (offensive and defensive), active participation in various industry standards, and conducting all forms of IP monetization including patent, technology and brand licensing and formation of various IP Ventures.

Previous to Philips, he was co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Unified Patents Inc., and prior to that, he held positions of Vice President of IP and Licensing at IBM, Verizon and InterDigital, and was founding CEO of Allied Security Trust.

Brian holds degrees from RPI and the University of Pittsburgh.

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