Where Technology, Innovation and

Protection Come Together

Brad R. Close



Franklin Pierce J.D.

Franklin Pierce M.S.

Queen's University Kingston B.S.

Practice Areas


Patent Sales and Transfers


Strategic IP Couseling

Patent Prosecution

Bar Memberships  

Virginia Bar

Massachusetts Bar

District of Columbia



Brad is an accomplished patent broker, having transacted patent sales since 2007 for a variety of clients, from international fortune 50 to small Silicon Valley startups. He is a leading expert on buying, selling, valuing and tailoring patent portfolios. He has spoken on such topics at conference in the US, Canada, Europe and China.


Prior to moving into patent monetization, Brad worked as a patent attorney in the areas of prosecution and licensing. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Queen's University in Kingston, a Juris Doctorate, and a Masters of Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce in New Hampshire, U.S.A. He is admitted to the bar in Virginia, Massachusetts, the District of Columbia and the USPTO.