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From the Front Door to the Back Door - A Virtual Walk-through of IP Policies for your Business

Let's do a “virtual walk-through” of your business and discuss best practices for implementing practical and effective IP policies to protect your technology, your brand, trade secrets, and your confidential information.

- Visitor Policies
- Confidentiality and NDAs
- Trade Secret Programs
- Innovation Disclosures
- Assignment and Ownership
- Contract Review and Management
- Trademark Use Policy and Brand Monitoring
- and more

FREE Online Webinar

May 27, 2020
10 am Pacific
11 am Mountain
12 pm Central
1 pm Eastern

About Us
Our team of expert attorneys and staff have helped thousands of innovators navigate the complex worlds of startups, corporations, investors, and intellectual property. Our experience working in private practice and as in-house counsel for privately funded technology ventures gives us broad perspective to understand and serve your legal and business needs.

INTELLECTUAL STRATEGIES® and GLOBAL INTELLECTUAL STRATEGIES® are premier brands for strategic consulting and intellectual property management services.

With our guidance, you can make wise business decisions, guide investors and board members through complex transactions, establish and deploy IP policies and procedures, define and implement innovation strategies, and quantitatively align your portfolios with your business objectives.
Jeff Holman
Innovation Strategy
Technology Ventures
Intellectual Property
General Counsel
Jeff Holman draws from a broad background that spans law, engineering, and business.

Mr. Holman earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering on scholarship with a focus on radio frequency (RF) and wireless design. He also took extensive coursework in computer programming and computer engineering, as well as circuit design, digital signal processing (DSP), and ultrasound. While completing his engineering degree in only 3 years, he also worked as an intern and later associate a a design engineering firm.

After two years at the design engineering firm, Mr. Holman returned to the University of Utah on scholarship to earn his Juris Doctor (JD) from the SJ Quinney College of Law. He achieved multiple awards, focused his studies on intellectual property and business law, served as a student body officer, founded the Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SIPLA), and completed an internship with the Utah State Legislature.

He has practiced patent and intellectual property law in Silicon Valley, built and managed a law firm focused on IP transactions, helped "Shark Tank" inventors with legal and business strategy, and served as general counsel and corporate secretary for the leading innovator for consumer electronics waterproofing technology--where he managed engagements with top-brand customers, provided key legal oversight for equity and debt funding, and oversaw global IP strategy.

Mr. Holman also earned his Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Brigham Young University, with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, funding, and finance.

David Fonda
Technology Venture
Intellectual Property
Patent Counsel
Former Patent Counsel: Ceramatec, Inc.

David Fonda graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Mathematics.  After programming cryptography algorithms for the National Security Agency for a couple of years, he went to law school at Gonzaga University School of Law, where he was elected Editor-in-Chief of the Gonzaga Law Review.

David is a licensed patent attorney who practiced with IP law firms for 12 years before becoming in-house patent counsel and chief legal officer for Ceramatec, Inc., a research and development company specializing in advanced material science.  David spent 10 years at Ceramatec and was in charge of all legal matters, including drafting and negotiating technology deals, managing Ceramatec’s large patent portfolio, and compliance with the government funding provisions for over one hundred million dollars of government grant awards.

David has experience negotiating with lead counsel for government agencies such as the Department of Energy and has a successful track record in assuring company ownership of government-funded IP prior to the sale of the company and/or its technology.  After helping with the sale of Ceramatec to a multi-national heavy oil upgrading company, David started R&D Legal Solutions which specialized in helping R&D companies with their legal needs.

David is currently partnered with Intellectual Strategies, a law firm and patent strategy specialist catering to the needs of startup companies.
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