Ed is the CEO of Invention Management Associates (IMA), a Silicon Valley based firm that provides Intellectual Property (IP) Development Services. Established by Edward in 1997, IMA delivers superior patents, customized intellectual property strategies and invention management services to businesses developing new products and services. Ed specializes in patenting products and processes that employ complex systems, such as those involved in artificial intelligence systems, with practical expertise in the area.
Ed’s unique blend of experience as a product development engineer, in-house patent department manager and patent prosecution team leader brings an intelligent perspective to identifying and protecting critical IP assets for individuals and organizations. Ed has delivered approximately 500 U.S. and international patents to corporate clients, and now is working closely with SGX Analytics to deliver IP strategies for their clients.