Leo Jennings

Adjunct Professor
Global Intellectual Property Management (IPSI)
Leo Jennings

Leo Jennings has special expertise in matching intellectual property strategy to business goals. His legal practice includes obtaining, evaluating, and enforcing patents and other intellectual property in the U.S. and internationally.

He counsels clients on patentability, infringement, validity and enforcement issues, and on the valuation, licensing and management of intellectual property assets for all types of technology and innovations, with particular experience on the product development process. His clients include multinational corporations, start-up enterprises and individuals.

Jennings also co-designed and teaches graduate courses on intellectual property in both graduate business school and law school.

The Licensing Executives Society (LES) has accredited Jennings as a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP). The chapter "Developing and Evaluating Intellectual Property Assets" written by Jennings was published in the reference book Great Patents: Advanced Strategies for Innovative Growth Companies.

He has also been a frequent presenter to visiting delegations at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA), and has presented to visiting delegations from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Jennings specialties include technology, innovation, product development, and intellectual property (IP) law and strategy, especially patent protection, enforcement, licensing, valuation, opinions, and due diligence.