Rich is the CEO of PatentLink Corporation, an intellectual property firm, and CEO of Callwave Communications, LLC, an intellectual property company with patents in fields of internet, wireline and wireless telephony, e-commerce, security, and location positioning technology.
Rich has over 25 years of experience working with Corporate Boards and Institutional Investors in both U.S. and international markets. He was a recent board advisor to Veracode (recently acquired by CA for over $600M) and DigitalSmiths (acquired by TiVo for $135MM) as well as Mitsubishi Corporation.
Rich is an experienced attorney and litigator and co-founded the Boston office of Cooley LLP (a leading, 850-lawyer technology and life sciences law firm, with offices in the U.S., London, and China), where he was an equity partner. Rich specializes in IP & Technology Law, was voted a "Best Lawyer in America" in Technology Law (2009, 2010 and 2011), and was co-Chair of the IP Litigation Committee of the Boston Bar Association.