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Rico Cho

Senior Director, Wispro Technology Consulting Corporation

Rico Cho is currently the senior director at WISPRO, providing IP consulting services to manufacturing and technology companies worldwide through information analysis and investigation. His areas of specialization include patent landscaping, patent risk analysis, IP lifecycle management, and IP due diligence for investment. Currently, Mr. Cho is also a Ph.D. candidate at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, where his research is focused on the quantitative analysis of patent data. Mr. Cho received a master’s degree in electronic engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and an MBA from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Education and Admission

Ph.D. Candidate in Information Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
MBA in Intellectual Property Management, National Chengchi University
Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
B.A. Electrical Engineering, Yuan Ze University

Professional Background

Senior Director, Wispro Technology Consulting Corporation
Senior Director, ScienBiziP Consulting Corporation
Product Manager, Culspace Ltd.
Consultant, Wispro Technology Consulting Corporation
Information Engineer, Science and Technology Policy Research and Information Center

Primary Practice
  • Patent Analysis—patent search, patent categorization, patent prosecution, claim chart, and patent infringement analysis
  • Industry Analysis—market prediction, product development trends, strategy analysis, business-plan design
  • Intellectual Property Management—trademark, copyright, and patent integrated management, including IP lawsuit management and M&A IP management
  • Optical System Design—optical model building, optical simulation, optical communication module design, LCD backlight module design
Research Papers
  • Rico L.T. Cho, John S. Liu, Mei H.C. Ho (2017, May). Identifying Potential Valuable Patents Based on Standard Essential Patent (SEP): The Case of HEVC. The 26th International Association for Management of Technology Conference (IAMOT 2017), Vienna.
  • Rico L.T. Cho, John S. Liu, Mei H.C. Ho (2016, Jan). What are the concerns? Looking back on 15 years of research in cultural and creative industries. International Journal of Cultural Policy.
  • Shien-Kuei Liaw, Guo-Sing Jhong, Lee-Ting Cho, Chu-Lin Chang (2008, Apr). Implementation of tunable erbium doped fiber laser using a broadband fiber mirror. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 50, Issue 7 July 2008 Pages 1722–1724.
  • 從自駕車發展談Google如何布局關鍵技術及專利, DigiTimes, 2016/4/14.
  • 布局穿戴式機器人 需活用感測技術、掌握標準認證, DigiTimes, 2015/12/17.
  • 從清掃機器人談智慧服務機器人發展, DigiTimes, 2015/7/16
  • 人機協作正起步 研發關鍵技術及佈局優質專利須加速, DigiTimes, 2015/5/7.
  • 服務機器人時代降臨:從投資購併、產品技術與專利布局談起, DigiTimes, 2015/4/9.
  • 大數據時代 巨量專利資料價值不斐, DigiTimes, 2014/11/13
  • Tesla開放專利 究竟多開放? DigiTimes, 2014/10/16.
  • ETS訴北京新東方TOEFL試題侵權案, 兩岸智慧財產案例評析, 2011/02/23.
  • 微軟與i4i之爭訟-美國聯邦巡迴上訴法院駁回微軟上訴, 智財新知, 2011
  • 增亮膜專利演進技術, 知識天地, 2006