VP of Partnership and Acquisition, Europe
Alfi joined Longitude's affiliate, IPValue, in June 2015 with over 12 years of experience across all aspects of intellectual property law. Prior to joining IPValue, he was the lead assertion attorney for Rockstar Consortium's flagship licensing franchises, and a principal architect of Rockstar's portfolio-wide strategy for monetizing Standard Essential Patents. Prior to that, Alfi held senior in-house positions at Samsung (while living in Korea) and BlackBerry, where he directed dozens of patent litigations in jurisdictions including the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. District Courts and Courts of Appeal, along with German, Italian, French, U.K., and Australian courts. Prior to going in-house, Alfi practiced law in New York with the litigation boutique Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan. Alfi is a former captain in the United States Marine Corps, and graduated law school from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned a Certificate in Business Policy and Management from the Wharton School. Alfi holds his undergraduate degree from Emory University. Alfi was recognized as one of the World's Leading IP Strategists by the industry's leading publication, IAM, in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.