RPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk and discovery management solutions. Since its founding in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency in the patent market by providing rational alternatives to litigation, including patent litigation insurance. Using its proprietary actuarial model, RPX Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of RPX, customizes policies to the specific risk and coverage needs of each insured. RPX policies provide integrated claims management, preferred provider legal services, and case resolution support, thus allowing a company to fully outsource every aspect of dealing with patent risk. More information about RPX Insurance Services and its offerings is available at www.rpxinsurance.com.
At Burns & Levinson, we provide high-level, client-centric and results-oriented legal services to our regional, national and international clients. We are a full-service law firm with over 125 lawyers in Boston, Providence and other regional offices. Our areas of expertise include: business/finance, business litigation, divorce/family law, venture capital/emerging companies, employment, estate planning, government investigations, intellectual property, M&A/private equity, probate/trust litigation, and real estate. We partner with our clients to solve their business and personal legal issues in a collaborative, creative, and cost-effective way. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at www.burnslev.com.
Robert Kingsley is Senior Vice President of Insurance Operations for RPX Corporation, President of RPX Insurance Services and President of RPX Risk Retention Group.
Mr. Kingsley has worked in and around the insurance industry for more than 25 years. His experience includes building a regional commercial insurance company for more than a decade, running the commercial division of a large general agency, holding interim and turnaround management positions at commercial insurers and consulting for insurance operators and entities considering investments in insurance operations.
Mr. Kingsley earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at The American University in Washington, DC and his MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester.
Mark is a Partner at Burns & Levinson, LLP in Boston, MA and concentrates his practice in complex business and intellectual property litigation, especially protection of corporate intellectual property through effective methods of trademark, copyright and patent litigation. He is a recognized authority on IP dispute resolution and is named to Best Lawyers in America for IP Litigation. Mark has extensive experience in protecting the world's leading brand names from infringement and is responsible for the seizure of millions of dollars in counterfeit merchandise from distribution centers, retail operations and factories that manufacture counterfeit products. He is also highly skilled in preventing and stopping "gray market" imports by using innovative techniques, such as trademark remedies. Mark has litigated numerous IP cases involving insurance coverage and is a speaker at conferences about insurance coverage for IP disputes. Mark also serves as counsel to the Imaging Supplies Coalition, a trade association formed by prominent computer companies to combat counterfeiting and unfair and deceptive trade practices affecting the computer supplies industry.