Mr. Capocelli advises TVP on IP strategy and patent applications. Veteran of the semiconductor industry, he was at ST-Microelectronics for 34 years with positions including R&D Director of Design Automation and Director of the Intellectual Property Department. Within the latter position he dedicated 8 years and managed more than 600 new applications per year with a portfolio of 15.000 patents in EU, US and Asia. Since retirement, Mr. Capocelli has been an advisor to high-tech companies and research centers in invention detections and filing, technical and patent support in litigations. He holds a dozen patents in Europe and US.