SID RATTNER

Sid Rattner, Senior Advisor to Ocean Tomo, oversees Royalty and License Compliance services which is part of Ocean Tomo’s Management Services Group.

Sid has over 35 years of experience in the accounting profession including 22 years performing royalty audits and their related matters. Throughout his career, Sid has been responsible for more than 250 royalty and other contract-based compliance engagements or royalty audits. He has served, as an expert witness in both an arbitration and litigation matter involving underpaid royalties. His royalty audit work has been on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, leading US universities and US Federal agencies. His experience in conducting and overseeing royalty audits spans a wide range of technologies, including: consumer electronics and manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and software, as well as other licensed products. He has conducted royalty audits in the United States, Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Russia and several European countries.

He is a member of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) and the Illinois Technology Association (ITA). He has spoken or conducted workshops focused on royalty audit agreement language for AUTM, LES and for several university technology transfer departments.

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