Casey T. Tegreene is executive vice president and chief patent counsel at Intellectual Ventures (IV) and managing member of the Invention Science Fund (ISF) and the Global Good Fund. Casey has led ISF since its inception and heads the fund’s efforts in invention development, licensing, startup and product development, as well as overall management.
Under Casey’s leadership, ISF has launched spinout companies to commercialize homegrown technologies in communications, imaging, medical, software and radar, as well as establishing the world-leading Metamaterials Commercialization Center. He has helped several ISF inventors become fixtures on the top 10 most prolific inventors list in the United States and has partnered with companies globally to bolster their innovation.
Prior to joining IV, Casey served as chief technology officer for Microvision, Inc., and was a co-founder of Lumera Corporation. Earlier in his career, he practiced at intellectual property law firm Seed & Berry, specialized in corporate transactional work at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and served as a research engineer at Motorola.
A prolific inventor, Casey is named on more than 700 patents. He is a co-founder of several ISF spinouts and serves as a member of the board of directors of Kymeta Corporation.
Casey holds a J.D. from the New York University School of Law (Law Review), a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (cum laude) from the University of South Florida. He is a member of the Washington and New York state bars and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.