New England Intellectual Property is a consulting firm located in West Newbury Massachusetts specializing in assisting companies with intellectual property matters.  NEIP is managed by Richard Baker.  

Richard Baker is the founder and President of New England Intellectual Property, a small business located in West Newbury, Massachusetts. At NEIP, Mr. Baker assists inventors with issues related to patents, from negotiating with the US Patent Office to obtain patents, to brokering patents, to designing licensing campaigns. He has assisted startups to form around patents and designed solutions around innovative ideas. Rich Baker is a named inventor on over 35 US Patents.

For almost five years, while running New England Intellectual Property, Mr. Baker worked as the Director of Intellectual Property for Bottomline Technologies, where he formed the Intellectual Property department and significantly expanded the patent portfolio.   At Bottomline, Rich Baker personally prepared and prosecuted 24 patent applications per year and maintained a large trademark portfolio.

Previously he worked as Director of Intellectual Property Licensing for 3Com Corporation of Marlborough, MA, a position he held from January of 2005 until Hewlett Packard acquired the company in 2010. While at 3Com, Mr. Baker was responsible for the licensing program of over 1400 U.S. patents - one of the most impressive networking technology patent holdings in the world. At 3Com, Mr. Baker was been involved in a number of licensing projects and in the management of existing licenses for 3Com.

Prior to joining 3Com, Mr. Baker was the Director of Intellectual Property at Schneider Automation. At Schneider Automation he developed the company's intellectual property program, including the creation of IP strategies, the organization of a portfolio of patents, and the authoring of a number of patent disclosures. While at Schneider, Mr. Baker was issued fifteen patents in his name and has approximately 15 patents pending in the web, embedded Ethernet, and business method areas.

Mr. Baker's graduate studies include Intellectual Property at Franklin Pierce Law Center (now UNH Law) and Applied Math/Computer Science at Harvard University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and English as a dual major at the University of New Hampshire, where he also minored in Electrical Engineering.

Rich is the oldest of seven children and has lived most of his life in northeastern Massachusetts.

Mr. Baker resides with his wife and son in West Newbury, Massachusetts. They attend Byfield Parish Church in Georgetown. He is the President of the National Association of Patent Practitioners, a Distinguished Toastmaster, a former Treasurer of the New England Model Engineering Society and a former Trustee for the Licensing Executives SocietyHe is an elected member of the West Newbury Board of Assessors, an elected State Committeeman on the Massachusetts Republican State Committee,  and has served on the Pentucket Regional School Committee. Rich ran for the US House of Representatives in 2008 and the Massachusetts Governor's Council in 2016 and 2018. 

For a detailed resume, see  below or Rich Baker's LinkedIn profile.