Jeffrey Kang helps innovative companies create and execute IP strategies that build value and reduce risk. He also architects and builds IP portfolios, develops IP commercialization strategies, and assists in seeding and cultivating IP culture. He trained as a computer engineer, and has particular expertise in data communications, data analysis, machine vision and digital devices. Jeff applies his legal, technical and industry experience to help clients protect their IP by creating strategies aligned with business objectives and designing IP portfolios to target defined outcomes such as strategic partnerships, fundraising or IP defence, typically using a combination of patents, trademarks, trade secrets. He also helps clients with practical matters such as rolling out IP programs and communicating IP value to stakeholders such as company boards, strategic partners and prospective investors. As a registered patent agent, Jeff’s practice also includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications. From 2015 to 2018, Jeff served as the director of IP for a Silicon Valley-based start-up that develops new hardware tech and software for mobile devices. In this role, he created and executed an IP strategy that secured the company's IP position relative to mobile tech giants, and helped the company win strategic partnerships and millions of dollars in venture capital.