Dennis Fernandez

Cowork Oasis - 114 Texas Ave. El Paso, 79936
ElPaso
Mon, Apr 8, 2019, 4:30 PM (MDT)

About this event

Dennis Fernandez is the new head of IP at NMSU/Arrowhead, Dennis Fernandez. He moved here a few weeks ago and will live in Las Cruces. Dennis is looking to link up with entrepreneurs and make a real splash into what NMSU is doing. His last assignment was as the head of IP for the Emerson Collective, a $1B+ NGO ran by Steve Jobs' widow. Early in his career, Dennis filed a bunch of core patents for Apple (he's a EE). He also has personally invented and sold patents to Microsoft, a bunch of telecoms (dealing with GPs use, etc) and to electric vehicle companies.

Dennis Fernandez has over 20 years’ experience in Silicon Valley and high-tech industry as a patent prosecutor and intellectual property litigator, a venture capitalist, and an engineering manager. He specializes in developing offensive and defensive patent strategies for start-up electronics, software, and biotech companies and their investors. Mr. Fernandez serves as strategic advisor to leading venture capital firms, including Sevin Rosen, Venrock, Charles River Ventures, and Walden International. Some of his clients include Marvell Technology, SiRF Technology, Ayala Corporation, Stanford University, and Northwestern University, as well as various start-up companies acquired by Cisco, Broadcom, Ciena, and Cadence Design Systems. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Nanotechnology Law & Business Journal, the Board of Directors of the Association of Patent Law Firms, and the Science and Technology Advisory Council. Previously, Dennis served on a consultancy with the United Nations Development Programme on Asian economic development.

Speaker

  • Dennis Fernandez

    Dennis Fernandez

    NMSU/Arrowhead

    Head of IP

    Learn about how Dennis wrote core patents for Apple & how he invented & sold patents to Microsoft. Dennis recently moved to Las Cruces as the new head of IP @ NMSU Arrowhead. Dennis is looking to link up with local entrepreneurs​! Learn more about him here! http://www.iphandbook.org/handbook/authors/A58/ https://aim.edu/faculty-and-staff/adjunct-faculty/dennis-s-fernandez

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  • When

    Monday, Apr 8
    4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (MDT)

    Where

    Cowork Oasis
    114 Texas Ave. El Paso79936

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