SUGAR LAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Personalized Media Communications, LLC (PMC), which owns and manages a portfolio of fundamental patents covering the inventions of John C. Harvey, has announced that Boyd Lemna, Senior Vice President, Licensing, and Aaric Eisenstein, Vice President Licensing Strategy, have been named to the 2018 IAM 300, “World’s Leading Intellectual Property Strategists.”
The IAM 300 is an annual listing of those individuals identified by Intellectual Asset Management’s research team – with a great deal of help from the wider IP community – “as offering operating companies and other IP owners world-class advice on maximizing the value of their intellectual property.”
Mr. Lemna, who jointed PMC in 2010, has worked in the field of electronics for over 25 years. He spent 14 years with the Canadian Armed Forces, working primarily as an aerospace systems engineer. After retiring from the military in 1997, he entered the patent licensing field, and has since held technical and executive roles at various technology companies. Mr. Lemna has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University in Canada and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada.
Mr. Eisenstein is responsible for analyzing markets, identifying opportunities and negotiating transactions. He has contributed to publications about PTAB fairness and other subjects and has served as a speaker at patent industry meetings and is a Licensing Executives Society committee member for licensing standards. Before joining PMC in 2012, Aaric held leadership positions in early-stage, technology-driven companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and an MBA from the University of Texas.
About Personalized Media Communications
Personalized Media Communications owns a fundamental intellectual property portfolio developed over thirty years by its chief inventor and founder John C. Harvey. The patents cover the use of control and information signals embedded in electronic media content to generate output for display. All of the more than 80 active company patents have either 1981 or 1987 priority dates because of patent office delays in re-examining them. They will not begin to expire until 2027.
PMC inventions describe architecture for secure delivery and presentation of enhanced media content. The inventions are applicable to media delivery platforms, such as streaming video and audio and the Internet, using devices such as cellular phones, set top boxes and in-car infotainment systems. Licensees include Cisco Systems, Motorola Mobility, Panasonic, Zynga and Sony. For more information visit www.personalizedmedia.com