Managing Intellectual Property Partnerships Worldwide
President Mac Leckrone is an Intellectual Property management and licensing specialist. Prior to joining Alliacense in 2004 he served with Dolby Laboratories most recently as Director of Intellectual Property Licensing Strategy. During his eight-year tenure with Dolby, he was responsible for the firm’s Consumer Electronics, PC, Automotive, Telecom and Broadcast sector licensing transactions as Dolby prevailed as the dominant digital audio codec format. Prior to Dolby, he served as a Licensing Executive for The TPL Group where he was instrumental in the development and commercialization of an IP portfolio encompassing video signal processing technology, including the licensing of Picture-in-Picture technology to the Consumer Electronics and Broadcast sectors.
Senior VP, Licensing Mike Davis is a seasoned IP licensing executive and joined Alliacense in 2004. Davis came to Alliacense from Ascent Media Group where he was VP, New Products Group responsible for developing the media services in the emerging video-on-demand industry. Before that, he served as VP of Business Development at DIVA Systems Corporation, a major video-on-demand provider with over 100 U.S. and foreign patents. Chief among his accomplishments was the successful conclusion of licensing and development agreements with 7 of the world’s top 10 media companies. Earlier in his career, Davis served seven years at Orion Pictures Corporation, most recently as VP of Domestic Television Distribution, responsible for North American licensing and distribution of the company’s entertainment assets.