Drakes Bay Company LLC provides advisory services to inventors, investors and company management in the sale of their technologies, intellectual property, trade secrets and companies. Our background as an intellectual property brokerage firm enables us to provide sellers with unique differentiation in their respective markets. Properly marketed and sold, companies with strong technology and patent coverage should demand 2-3X the prices earned by similar technology companies without strong patent coverage.
- Serves the IP defense and cash generation needs of operating companies, funds and inventors.
- $82 Million in 61 patent and technology asset transactions completed since 2007
- Founded in 2005 by senior technology business executives
- Joseph W. Jennings, Founder, President/CEO
- Marisa Bracoloni, Chief Financial Officer
- Dennemeyer & Associates S.A., Intellectual Property Management, Luxembourg
- Honesty and JR Partners, Intellectual Property Law Group, Seoul, South Korea
- Licensing Executives Society, Inc./US 2008-2017
- LES Brokerage Standards Committee Member 2014-2017
- Intellectual Ventures President’s Award
Drakes Bay Management
Founded Drakes Bay Company LLC in 2005. Joe provides a wealth of experience in transactions representing buyers and sellers of patents. An innovator in sell- and buy-side deals,and patents for defense programs, he leverages a global network to meet business objectives in patent monetization.
Joe has authored articles for Intellectual Asset Management Magazine, appeared on LES conference panels, been awarded the Intellectual Ventures 2012 President’s Award with Marisa Bracoloni, and been one of the IAM Strategy 300 annually since 2010.
Prior to founding Drakes Bay Company LLC, he was a business strategist and Board member for Stac Electronics, and marketing strategist for Intertrust, two history making IP-rich technology startups. He was also President/COO of Dorado Network Systems, SVP Market Development of Intertrust, and founder and President/CEO of Jennings and Company, a market development consulting firm that was sold to Grey Advertising. Past strategy clients include IBM Corp., Sun Microsystems, Adobe, Motorola, Inc., Seagate, Oracle Corporation, NEC Corporation, and a broad range of technology startups and venture capital funds.
He has an MBA in Finance from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, cum laude from Whitman College.
Joined Drakes Bay Company LLC in 2008. Marisa is responsible for all contract negotiations through signing and funding.
Marisa has a track record of successfully managing contract negotiations for 46 patent transactions for Fortune 500 companies, Non-Practicing Entities, Universities, medium and small companies and individual inventors and investors. She has been awarded the Intellectual Ventures 2012 President’s Award with Joe Jennings, and was named to the IAM Strategy 300 for 2013.
Marisa is a former VP Global Sales Operations, salesforce.com and held senior financial management positions at Agilent Technologies and Hewlett-Packard Company.
She is a Certified Public Accountant, State of Connecticut, and has a Bachelor of Science, Accounting, summa cum laude, from Bryant University.
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