Team

Managing Members

Lillian Woung

Lillian is an entrepreneur, investor, and an American attorney. Lillian is fluent in Mandarin and has lived and worked around the world. She is well versed in international business and has, in her prior careers, advised start-ups and large multinational companies in a variety of business, legal, technology issues.

She has worked directly with the owners of a company widely considered to be the leader in patent monetization having generated over half a billion dollars in licensing revenue on behalf of its clients. In this role, she led multijurisdictional licensing campaigns in Europe, US and Asia.

As patent and transactional counsel based in Silicon Valley, she advised technology companies on IP transactions, litigation and prosecution matters. As an analyst and consultant in the world’s largest consulting firm, she advised global companies on enterprise technology systems.

Lillian holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rice University which she attended on a full merit scholarship, and a Juris Doctor from University of California in Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law). She is admitted to practice law in California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

She lives in Seattle and is a proud mother of twin toddlers and a mini-schnauzer.

Gautham Bodepudi

Gau serves as Managing Partner for IP EDGE, where he manages licensing strategies and develops corporate collaborations.

He has been active in the patent space for over a decade–he has experience in all aspects of patent monetization, including launching and executing large-scale patent licensing campaigns, including mining patent portfolios, conducting legal and technical due diligence to substantiate patent value, managing litigation and IPR teams, as well as patent and damages analysts.

Gau writes on patent economics and policy and has been published in IAM, IP Law 360, IPWatchDog, and has a patent blog at investinip.com.

Gau holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Sanjay Pant

Sanjay serves as a Managing Partner at IP EDGE, where he creates collaborative channels with corporate and capital partners, develops its monetization platform and ecosphere, and oversees enhancement of its proprietary platform software.

Sanjay holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a Juris Doctor from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Texas and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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