President and Founder,
Intellectual Property Insurance Services Corp
Mr. Robert Fletcher is the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Intellectual Property Insurance Services Corporation and has had a direct role in creating new intellectual property (IP) insurance policies and finding carrier backing for them. He is also involved in the more focused tasks of underwriting IP risks, valuing intellectual property, analyzing, evaluating, and selecting patent licensing/enforcement opportunities and claims management. In addition to his other duties, Mr. Fletcher oversees the underwriting staff and actively participates in underwriting of special risk cases and cases needing the benefit of his experienced touch. Under Mr. Fletcher's direction, the Company serves as the Managing General Agent and Program Manager of syndicates of Lloyd’s, and is responsible for underwriting their intellectual property defense, enforcement and IP backed loan collateral guarantee programs.
Mr. Fletcher is a registered Patent Attorney and has handled intellectual property-related matters since 1968. He holds Chemical Engineering and Law (J.D.) degrees from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Louisville. He has served in the patent departments of General Electric Company, American Air Filter and Standard Oil of Indiana. Mr. Fletcher is a member of the State Bars of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Kentucky, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent Office.