Laurie Fitzgerald

Job Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Avanci

At Avanci Vehicle, Laurie has driven the expansion of the platform to cover more than 80 automotive brands and licensors responsible for the vast majority of 3G/4G cellular SEPs. She is responsible for all aspects of Avanci Vehicle operations and currently is working to build its latest program to cover the next generation of connected vehicles. Prior to Avanci, Laurie led its affiliate Teletry, licensing BlackBerry’s extensive patent portfolio to smartphone and telecom infrastructure manufacturers.

A patent licensing professional and IP attorney, Laurie has more than a decade of experience working with patent owners and product developers, spanning licensing transactions, patent acquisitions and divestitures, portfolio strategy and valuation, and patent litigation. A regular conference speaker, Laurie features in the IAM Strategy 300 list of leading IP professionals, and World IP Review’s Most Influential Women in IP.