Issue 9 2023

Aug22499 10 | Acquisition International, Issue 9 2023 Jul23487 Crown Point Advisors: Unearthing Critical Prior Art n 2010, Crown Point was founded to fulfil the market’s need for a prior art search company dedicated to litigation and post-grant searches. Having previously worked as a litigator at renowned firms like Skadden Arps and Sidley Austin, the firm’s founder was aware that many search companies delivered insufficient and unpredictable outcomes. For this reason, Crown Point was formed with the goal of providing high-quality results to win cases. Today, Crown Point spans the globe, unearthing the most important prior art information for litigation and inter partes review matters. The firm specialises in United States, Unified Patent Court, and German patent litigation and post-grant patent invalidity proceedings. Furthermore, in the contexts of patent portfolio licensing and acquisition, Crown Point advises its clients on the validity of high-value portfolios. Often, these are focused on the key video and telecommunications standards such as GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, H.264, HEVC, and 5G NR. Behind Crown Point is a team of technical experts fluent in multiple languages, led by team leaders who have gained years of experience in patent litigation, including at leading law firms. In the high-tech patent space, the company’s team are unrivalled in terms of expertise. Over the past decade, they have advised on many of the world’s largest patent cases in the telecommunication standard, video standard, semiconductor, and mobile device fields. In these cases, billions of dollars as well as the existence of companies have been at risk. Some of the largest technology and law firms in the world have consistently depended on Crown Point to produce the necessary results for their most significant cases since its establishment in 2010. The firm takes pride in its ability to build and sustain long-term relationships with its clients, gaining their trust by delivering results time and time again. To this end, Crown Point works hard to remain a client-focused and detail-oriented firm with a wealth of litigation and technical knowledge. It understands what its clients need and is dedicated to fulfilling their requirements in order to help them achieve their goals. The firm has always operated based on this commitment, enabling it to grow into the world’s leading prior art search company. Crown Point’s team play a key role in its ability to deliver the outstanding services it is known for. In hiring, the firm seeks technically competent and hard-working individuals who demonstrate outstanding attention to detail and curiosity about the various technologies behind today’s connected society. In their research, Crown Point’s staff members are continuously learning about how different technologies operate, so having a passion for this topic is incredibly beneficial. As a result of the unrivalled services it delivers, Crown Point Advisors LLC has been awarded Best International Prior Art Search Specialists, USA, in the Global Excellence Awards 2023. We congratulate the firm on this exceptional achievement and look forward to seeing what it goes on to accomplish in the years to come. When asked about the future of Crown Point, Principal Andrew Hein comments, “The Unified Patent Court is now a reality. We have spent the last two years preparing for its opening, and our work with the law firms and companies of the UPC signatory states has grown already to match the growth of this new court. We are excited to help our existing clients and to meet and to help new clients.” Contact: Andrew Hein Company: Crown Point Advisors LLC Web Address: Serving some of the largest tech companies in the world, Crown Point Advisors LLC is a prior art research firm that was formed with the primary goal of consistently winning cases for its clients. For over a decade, it has delivered unparalleled success across four continents, in 11 countries, and in nine languages. For this reason, the firm has been named Best International Prior Art Search Specialists, USA, in the Global Excellence Awards 2023. I