Subodh Thali serves as Vice President, Search & Analytics at CPA Global, and has 14 years of experience in patent research, during which, he has supported clients on multiple strategic requirements. His experience extends over multiple phases of the IP life cycle which include supporting R&D strategy, patent prosecution, due diligence, litigation, and monetization. Subodh’s area of technical expertise is telecommunications; he holds a Masters’s degree in Telecommunications from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, and a Bachelors’ degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Goa University, India. In line with his technical background, he has worked on extensive projects for our clients pertaining to the identification and analysis of patents essential to telecommunication and multimedia standards. Subodh has also been a prominent speaker in IP conferences, seminars, and workshops and has authored multiple white papers on hot topics pertaining to IP and technology.