TechPats Adds New Talent to Team of Patent Portfolio Consultants


Chip DangeloWe are excited to announce that Chip D’Angelo has joined TechPats. This continues our tradition of having the most experienced team in the intellectual property and patents industry. Chip has consulted for some of the largest patent portfolio companies in the world throughout his career in business development.

“We are extremely happy to have Chip join our business development team,” says Chris Wichser, company President. “Chip is very well respected in the patent industry and we are expecting that the addition of his experience and expertise will continue to fuel the dramatic growth of TechPats.”

Chip has a long, successful career in business development and has extensive research-based consulting experience with the world’s leading technology companies. Chip has consulted with the largest patent portfolio companies in the world and has been in the patent research space since 2002. Chip continues his business development role at TechPats.

Chip has an entrepreneurial background and was a principal and founding member of several different start-up research companies such as vcmVertical, 1790 Capital and 1790 Analytics, a globally respected patent analytics firm and the first patent-based investment model hedge fund in the industry.

Prior to starting his companies, Chip was the VP of Business Development at CHI Research. CHI Research was the leading patent research firm for over 25 years and did groundbreaking patent-based research analysis for the NSF.

TechPats is positioned as one of the most experienced and established firms in the industry, serving clients with expert patent claims analysis, patent licensing and IP litigation support. The patent miners at TechPats are dedicated to helping their clients unearth, preserve and protect the most valuable assets in their patent portfolio. TechPats has a long history of putting their in-house expertise and experience to work, helping maximize return on intellectual property quickly and efficiently. Their IP consulting focuses on portfolio development and management, patent monetization and IP litigation support.

Across these main disciplines, TechPats offers deep, comprehensive IP services that help companies realize, monetize and protect their patents. With more than 16 years of experience in the patents industry and offices in both San Francisco, CA and Doylestown, PA, TechPats is well suited to serve it’s global list of clients.