President and Founder,
Vertex Intellectual Property Strategies Inc.,
Dave Tyrrell founded Vertex Intellectual Property Strategies Inc. in 1998 in order to provide intellectual property and licensing consulting services to businesses. Vertex bridges the gap between the skills of business managers and technology developers, and legal practitioners. Vertex's mission is to Help Businesses Profit From Technology and Know-HowDave has broadly-based engineering and business management experiences and successes in areas which include product engineering, product development, sales & marketing, profit-centre management, international licensing, and construction design & supervision. This experience has been combined with several years of independent consulting in the field of intellectual property management and licensing to provide the foundation for Vertex. Dave's past clients include major Canadian corporations, utilities, small and medium size businesses, and independent inventors.Dave has a BSc (Civil Engineering) from Queen's University. He is a member of a number of organizations including:
- Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO),
- Licensing Executive Society (LES) - Toronto Chapter Co-chair,
- Canadian Society of Engineering Management (CSEM),
- Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) - Past Director of the Ontario Section.