Rory works as a contact point between Avanci and its licensees, ensuring smooth administration of the Avanci Vehicle agreements. He is also supporting the development of the Avanci IoT platform.
Rory joined Avanci from its affiliate Marconi, where since 2017 he has been supporting several licensing businesses including Teletry. He brings more than 20 years of experience working with patents, with a focus on wireless communications related patents, and joined Avanci to help us deliver on our vision of transforming how patent licensing is done.
Prior to joining us, Rory started out in the patents field as an Examiner at the European Patent Office working in the telecommunications field and examining many 3G and 4G related SEPs. After returning to Ireland, Rory entered into private practice and spent ten years as an Attorney/Partner at an IP law firm in Dublin, where his broad range of clients included a number of telecommunications companies. Rory brings broad experience from differing perspectives in the field of patents.