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David L. Fligor

David L. Fligor

VP Licensing
San Francisco, CA, USA


David Fligor is Vice President, Licensing, at the Kudelski Group, in Mountain View, CA. In this role, Mr. Fligor leads licensing and business development activities of Kudelski’s Intellectual Property & Innovation Team with a focus on advanced television. Mr. Fligor also leads patent litigation settlement negotiations on behalf of the Kudelski Group, most recently negotiating a product relationship and dismissal of pending patent litigation with Netflix.



Prior to joining the Kudelski Group, Mr. Fligor was Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy at TiVo where he developed and executed M&A, IP and investment strategy. Previously, Mr. Fligor was Vice President & Associate General Counsel at TiVo where he helped manage the legal function and was responsible for IP and commercial transactions. While at TiVo, Mr. Fligor negotiated commercial agreements with pay television operators in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Fligor also oversaw and directed patent litigation and negotiated patent litigation settlements with DISH Networks, EchoStar, AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Arris recovering $106 million in judgments and generating more than $1.45B in settlement proceeds for TiVo. 

Prior to his 9 years at TiVo, Mr. Fligor was an Associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where he practiced in the areas of corporate and securities, patent litigation and technology transactions. Mr. Fligor earned his J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Fligor is a member of the State Bar of California and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.



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