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Clairvolex was created from day one to be your best strategic technology partner for all things relating to IP asset management. We serve clients in a variety of sectors, bringing the right intellectual capital, supported by proprietary technology, to the quickly evolving issues regarding patents and trademarks and their value. A global firm, we are committed to bringing clarity and efficiency to the incredibly complex world of managing patent portfolios—from prior arts to monetization—all so businesses can create smart growth strategies.

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Passion, Expertise & Innovation

Many companies may exhibit these traits—passion, expertise, and innovation—in aggregate, but few can say they are present to some degree in every employee. Clairvolex can. From executive leadership to the newest team member just embarking on their career, when you deal with Clairvolex, the passion is evident. The expertise is proven every day. And the innovation will ensure you return, as so many of our customers do year after year.

The Board Members

Manoj Pillal

Manoj is an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and IP policy expert, as well as a patent specialist. His focus on the intersection of patents and AI technologies underpins the vision that makes Clairvolex one of the most innovative players in the global IP space. A frequent commentator and writer on IPR related topics, Manoj also founded LexOrbis IP, India’s top patent firm, in 1998.

Manoj Pillai Founder & CEO, Clairvolex
Arun Kumar

With his founding of the premier pharmaceutical company Strides-Shasun Ltd., Arun became a well-known pharmaceutical industrialist, creating significant stakeholder value as he led Strides through its remarkable growth. He draws on this experience to mentor several growth-phase company CEOs as a member of their Boards. He was honored with the best Pharma CEO award in 2014.

Arun Kumar Founder, Strides-Shasun Limited
Nicholas Brathwaite

As a founding partner of Riverwood Capital, Nic has spent more than 25 years developing and evaluating technology, even recently stepping in to serve as interim CEO for one of Riverwood’s firms, Aptina Imaging. From 1996 to 2007, he served as the Chief Technology Officer at Flextronics, working alongside former CEO Michael Marks. Prior to that, he was a founding member of nChip. Nic has also held Board positions at Globant, Arkmicro, Power Integrations, Tessera and Aptina.

Nicholas Brathwaite Founding Partner, Riverwood Capital
Sriram Viswanathan

Sriram leads IndusAge Partners, a global venture investment fund and strategic advisory firm with investments in technology companies in the United States and India. He spent nearly two decades at Intel Corporation in various senior management roles. Today he is also serves on the board of many technology companies, including Wooqer, CloudLeaf and Quadgen Wireless.

Sriram Viswanathan Managing Partner, IndusAge Partners
Bob Romeo

Bob brings more than 25 years of leadership in the information, software, and services industry—including extensive experience in the intellectual property space—to the Clairvolex team.  Before heading Anaqua, Bob served as CEO of LexisNexis, Research & Litigation Solutions (RLS) as well as spending 20 years with Thomson Reuters in senior executive positions including CFO and SVP of Operations.

Bob Romeo CEO, Anaqua

Portfolio Advisory Group

Sandeep Agarwal

With more than 28 years of experience in engineering and consulting for R&D companies in the United States, Sandeep has held the titles of VP of Partnership Development and VP of Portfolio Development at several large licensing organizations. He brings a unique grounding in both business and technology, with an MBA in international management, an MS in industrial engineering, and a BS in mechanical engineering.

Sandeep Agarwal President, Clairvolex Inc.
Brett Hertzberg

Brett is an IP attorney with over 19 years of experience in both law firms and corporate settings, starting his career at Grumman Aerospace. He has worked in IP management, litigation, licensing, due diligence, patent acquisitions and technology transfer agreements—in short, all aspects of IP. Brett has an MS in Electrical Engineering & Electro-physics from Polytechnic University and a JD from the Turo College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.

Brett Hertzberg Executive Vice President & Head, Portfolio Advisory
Bobby Penn

Bobby has 22 years of global sales, marketing, and business development experience. His diverse career began as a Marketing Manager in Flextronics, and most recently was Head of Sales & Strategic Partnerships at SKULLY Inc., a WRV Capital Portfolio Company, where he was responsible for the global sales and business development of their innovative IOT wearable AR device. He has an MBA in Marketing from Golden Gate University and a BS in International Business from San Francisco State University.

Bobby Penn Vice President, Business Development
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