Geoffrey White is General Counsel, Chief IP Counsel, and a Director for SilcoTek Corporation, a high-tech materials science company in the United States solving challenges for countless of the world’s largest and most innovative organizations (especially in the semiconductor, analytical instrumentation, life science, and energy industries). Before joining SilcoTek, Geoffrey previously practiced as a patent attorney for a 130+ attorney firm, handling patent and other IP matters for startups through multi-billion dollar organizations. He has been named to IAM Strategy 300: The Worlds Leading IP Strategists multiple times, has spoken in countless venues on various aspects of value-focused IP strategy, and volunteers his time to a variety organizations, including the Penn State Start-Up Leadership Network.
Geoffrey is involved in wide variety of disciplines, with a balance between his role as an attorney, an IP strategist, and a manufacturing executive. Geoffrey has a true passion for value-enhancement of patents, with a focus on supporting organizational strategies, whether they be revenue production, licensing, enforcement, or business model innovation. In these roles, he applies his experience and his education, which include an MBA from Cambridge, an IP LLM from George Washington, a JD from Widener, and a BS in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.
He also serves as an assistant director for the University of Pittsburgh marching band, runs marathons (primarily at Disneyworld), volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America, serves as the President of a non-profit musical theater educational organization, and is involved in his community in a wide variety of other ways.