Soryn IP Group Announces Hiring Of Renowned Patent Educator John White As Director

Mr. White Brings More Than 30 Years Experience As A
Practitioner, Patent Examiner and Educator

New York, New York (Feb 23, 2016) — Soryn IP Group, LLC (“Soryn IP Group”), a patent advisory and finance firm managed by two of the top intellectual property strategists in the world, announced today the hiring of John White as Director. As Director, Mr. White will lead Soryn’s outreach and brokerage efforts and consult with Soryn’s clients on a range of strategic patent issues.

“We are extremely privileged to count John as a trusted member of the Soryn team and are confident our clients will be delighted with the expertise and insights John brings to our patent-centric offerings,“ emphasized Michael Gulliford, the Founder and Managing Principal of Soryn IP Group. “John has served as an examiner at the patent office, has practiced patent law for decades and has educated thousands of the patent practitioners in the United States today. His expertise is not only a boom for Soryn, but for Soryn’s clients as well.”

Mr. White’s impressive career in the patent arena spans more than thirty years. While at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. White served as a patent examiner in the automotive space and Special Assistant to the Commissioner of Patents. As an attorney, Mr. White spent decades counseling clients on a host of prosecution and litigation issues, and wrote or prosecuted thousands of patent applications. In his capacity as an educator, Mr. White has taught at the University of Virginia School of Law and John Marshall Law School, and created the PLI Patent Bar Review course. In his role as the Principal Lecturer for PLI, Mr. White has personally taught more than 25,000 practicing patent attorneys and agents.

“Core to Soryn’s business is maximizing the value of every aspect of our clients’ patent operations — from creation to optimization to monetization,“ highlights Gulliford. “We are confident that the addition of John to the Soryn team will not only bolster our ever expanding business, but transaction volumes as well. We are privileged that everyone from promising start-ups to prestigious universities to giants of industry rely on Soryn’s expertise, and look forward to the continued growth ahead. Please join us in welcoming John.”

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Soryn IP Group is a patent advisory and finance firm focused on creating, managing, monetizing and financing the patent operations of clients ranging from start-ups to universities to billion dollar corporations. The Soryn team provides a host of patent-centric services, including strategic patent consulting, portfolio development, patent brokerage and patent related finance. The company’s headquarters are located in New York City.



Michael Gulliford

Founder & Managing Principal: Soryn IP Group, LLC.

(646) 378-2059