Kimberly S. Chotkowski


Kimberly S. Chotkowski is a dynamic, strategic, outcome-driven leader with demonstrated success driving performance and growth in advanced technology product management and R&D in challenging environments on a global scale. Seize opportunities and secure capital funding to take global technology companies to next-level growth. Spearhead acquisitions, divestments, spin-offs as well as structural transformations. Thrive in collaborative environment with positive energy and team-focus. Build trust and conceptualize creative solutions. Develop and mentor high-performance teams. Collaborate with stakeholders and advise corporate boards. Contributor to industry thought leadership, including experience in delivering congressional testimony on global business impact of international trade and IP policy.

Kim has been listed in the Intellectual Asset Magazine as one of the top 300 IP Strategists in the World. She was the first woman CEO of the Licensing Executives Society. Kim has managed and served as an expert witness in various patent litigations. Kim is an inventor herself holding 4 US patents.
Kim holds a BS in electrical engineering and a BS in Humanities/History from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a JD from the Franklin Pierce Law Center and an MBA, concentration in international business and finance, from Sacred Heart University.

Kim is a member of the Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New York, USPTO bars, and is a Certified Licensing Professional.

Donald M. Boles


Don is an experienced international patent intelligence consultant and corporate counsel licensed in NY, NJ, and PA, and offers services to both U.S. and international concerns. He has over thirty years’ industry experience, with accomplishments, career history, and engagements for giving lectures, speeches, and industry presentations as summarized below:


Don has a record of developing and managing intellectual property protections to drive growth and profitability for Fortune 500 companies including IBM and Siemens. I have consistently developed highly marketable intellectual property portfolios while enacting cost controls and process improvements. Don’s technical expertise encompasses computers, software, semiconductors, medical devices, and energy technologies. I am also known for:

  • Ensuring continued revenue flow even during patent litigation
  • Crafting innovative, cost-effective intellectual property protection
  • International licensing and negotiation experience including Asia and Europe
  • Developing processes for rapid patent application filings and patent portfolio management

Results-Driven, creative and energetic, proficient at quickly and accurately performing risk/benefit analysis. An effective communicator, who works well across all organizational levels.

Don holds a JD and a BEE from the University of Dayton and is licensed to practice law in NY, NJ, PA and the USPTO. A Certified Licensing Professional.

Keith A. Walker

Keith brings international business development experience in intellectual property licensing, sales, valuation and strategy to the table.   Keith is an experienced negotiator, adept at creating value for both parties, in licensing matters and resolving disputes. 

Keith’s deal experience includes the licensing, divestiture and acquisition of patent portolios; formulating and negotiating patent, trademark and software license agreements; royalty audit settlements; developing business cases supporting valuation and developing financial structures to close the deal. 

Keith has a successful track record of closing deals and delivering revenue.  Keith also has many years of product development experience, enabling him to understand leading edge technologies and communicate effectively with scientists, inventors, engineers and business executives.  IAM magazine has recognized Keith as one of the world’s Top IP Strategists.