A patent licensing professional and IP attorney, Laurie has over ten years’ experience in resolving disputes between patent owners and technology developers. Her expertise spans licensing transactions, patent acquisitions and divestitures, portfolio strategy and valuation, and patent litigation. At Teletry, Laurie facilitates the licensing of BlackBerry’s extensive portfolio of patented technologies to smartphone and telecom infrastructure manufacturers around the world.
Laurie joined Teletry from US law firm McKool Smith PC where she was a trial lawyer. Her work spanned many aspects of IP law, with particular focus on disputes relating to standards development organizations and fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licensing terms. She counseled telecommunications industry clients on patent licensing matters in many countries and was a regular speaker at industry events.
Laurie earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Southwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. She is based in Dublin, Ireland.