Michael J. Lasinski is a founding member of 284 Partners, LLC, a professional services firm focused on intellectual property (IP) valuation, litigation consulting, IP strategy, and transactional services. Over the past twenty years, he has consulted on hundreds of engagements related to IP-centric transactions, valuations, and damages analyses.
Mr. Lasinski is a recognized expert on the financial aspects of intellectual property. He is a Past-President of the Licensing Executives Society (LES), one of the country’s largest IP licensing trade organizations. Mr. Lasinski was also named one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists by IAM 250. He is a Division Chair for the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association and oversees the Committee on Economics. He is the former Chair of the Valuation and Taxation Committee for LES and the former Vice-Chair of the Intellectual Property Owners’ Valuation and Taxation Committee. Mr. Lasinski is a Certified Public Accountant and an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Illinois CPA Society. He is Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA and is a Certified Licensing Professional accredited by the LES.
Mr. Lasinski has been retained as an expert and has testified in Federal, state, tax, ITC, and arbitration proceedings. He was instrumental in advising creditors and other interested parties on IP and financial issues related to the sale of Nortel’s patent portfolio for more than $4.5 billion. Mr. Lasinski’s consulting experience includes a broad cross-section of industries, including the advertising, automotive, chemicals, computer hardware & software, consumer products, e-commerce, food & beverage, Internet, healthcare, life sciences, medical devices & related products, semiconductors, telecommunications, and wireless communications.