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    Nancy Edwards Cronin

    President & Managing Partner (802) 859-7800 nedwards@ipcg.com

    Nancy Edwards Cronin - ipCG

    Education

    BS in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology, and an MS in Engineering Science from Harvard University.

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    Biography

    Nancy Edwards Cronin is a President & Managing Partner of ipCG. With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Nancy serves as an advisor to companies that seek to solve challenges of innovation and intellectual property (IP), grow their business opportunities and increase competitive advantage.

     

    Using the ipCapital methodology and bespoke consulting services, Nancy has led engagements to address client issues in areas of IP intelligence, strategy, management, creation, and innovation. The many industries and technology areas served include energy and environmental technology, chemical manufacturing, construction and building materials, consumer products, electronics, food & beverages, home automation, health & wellness, medical devices, on-demand services, software, semiconductors, 3D printing, and wearable devices.

     

    Prior to joining ipCapital Group, Nancy was a senior environmental engineer for Montgomery Watson (MW), an international engineering consulting firm. Her focus at MW included innovative and remedial technologies and knowledge management. Prior to her employment at Montgomery Watson, Nancy worked for several other international engineering consulting firms, including Radian Corporation, ERM, and Camp Dresser McKee.

     

    Nancy is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in Environmental Engineering. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Caltech Alumni Association, and SWRI (Sustainable WasteResources International).

    Articles

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and Implications for Intellectual Property Part III: Alexa today, where tomorrow?

    POSTED BY Charles E. Root Jr. and Nancy Edwards Cronin AT 8:07 P.M. January 20, 2017 This is part three in our series on The Internet of Things (IoT) and Implications for Intellectual Property. See also part 1 and part 2. In our second installment of The Internet of Things (IoT), Data, and the Implications for Intellectual Property, we discussed the […]

    The Internet of Things and Intellectual Property: Who Owns the Data?

    POSTED BY Charles E. Root Jr. and Nancy Edwards Cronin AT 1:48 P.M. May 17, 2016 In our first installment of The Internet of Things (IoT), Data, and the Implications on Intellectual Property, we discussed the need to understand the full landscape of IoT, not just devices. In this second part, let’s talk about “big data”. All of these devices […]

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and Implications on Intellectual Property

    POSTED BY Charles E. Root Jr. MS. and Nancy Edwards Cronin AT 4:07 P.M. February 18, 2016 Introduction In 1999 Kevin Ashton of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) gave a presentation to Procter and Gamble titled “The Internet of Things”. His explanation of the concept can be encapsulated in this excerpt from that presentation: ‘…people have limited time, […]

    Part II: Rembrandts for Sale

    POSTED BY Nancy Edwards Cronin and Nathan Doudera AT 9:10 A.M. Nov 19, 2012 In our October 15th blog post Don’t Forget About the “Rembrandt in the Attic”?, we discussed how a failure to think strategically about IP may have been an overlooked factor in the financial collapse of Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG). In addition to exploring the lack […]

    Don’t Forget About the “Rembrandt in the Attic”?

    POSTED BY Nancy Edwards Cronin and Nathan Doudera AT 8:55 A.M. Oct 15, 2012 The entertainment industry is abuzz with the recent bankruptcy proceedings of Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG) the parent company of visual effects (VFX) company Digital Domain Productions. While there are certainly financial reasons for its downfall, there are other unexplored factors related to intellectual property […]

    Presentations & Publications

    NYSSCPA Business Valuation Conference
    May 21, 2018

    Nancy Cronin, President and Managing Partner of ipCG, is co-presenting with Alozie Etufugh, Managing Partner of Etufugh Law, at the NYSSCPA Business Valuation Conference on May 21st in New York City. Their presentation is titled, “Quick Boost! Using Expedited Intellectual Property (IP) Capture and Inventive Strategies to Increase Company Valuations.

    CABA's next Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum
    April 26 - 28, 2016

    Nancy Edwards Cronin, Managing Partner, spoke at the Continental Automated Buildings Association’s next Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum in San Diego, CA. Nancy joined over 50 confirmed thought leaders and speakers from organizations such as Cisco Systems, Schneider Electric, SCE, IBM, Philips, Intel, Sprint and others. More >>

    Autonomous Cars - Silicon Valley Conference
    February 24, 2016

    Nancy Edwards Cronin, Managing Partner, spoke at the Autonomous Cars – Silicon Valley Conference Summit on February 24th, 2016 at the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California. Nancy’s talk, Staying Ahead of Innovation: Creating a Predictive Patent Portfolio.