Mr. Tedesco has spent a large portion of his career developing, managing, valuing, and monetizing intellectual property as both an owner and an operator. As an operator, he has held senior level management positions with both private and public companies where he obtained extensive experience developing software and technology assets in addition to designing and implementing software and patent licensing programs. Mr. Tedesco has negotiated more than 100 IP transactions and managed the retail licensing program to an industry leading essential Ethernet patent portfolio.
As a consultant, Mr. Tedesco has provided multiple levels of damages evaluations for both plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual property disputes. He has performed intellectual property valuations, developed damages and lost-profit models, analyzed infringement contentions, calculated reasonable royalty rates, and served as the lead project manager in numerous IP litigation matters. Mr. Tedesco has significant experience evaluating licensing terms and the reasonable intent of parties in SEP licensing disputes, including the amount of compensation due for patented technology subject to FRAND agreements.
Additionally, Mr. Tedesco has a substantial amount of apparel manufacturing, distribution, and retail experience. Mr. Tedesco was an apparel merchandise manager for the Masters Golf Tournament and he co-founded a private label apparel company which currently provides apparel to a variety of retailers and many of the top golf courses in the world.
Mr. Tedesco is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP).
Furman University B.A., Political Science, Business Administration, 1991
U.S. Ethernet Innovations, LLC Director, Retail Licensing 2010 - 2014
Dispute Resolution Consulting, LLC Director 2009 - 2013
AlseT IP Management Associate director 2008 - 2009
ExchangeBlvd, LLC / ExchangeBlvd IP, LLC President 2000 - 2007 Vice president, Business Development 1998 - 2000
Augusta National Golf Club Golf professional/merchandiser 1993 - 1997