Wolfe received her J.D. and Master’s Degree in organizational communication from the University of Cincinnati, graduated magna cum laude in journalism from Ball State University, and has been trained at Harvard Law School in negotiation and mediation.
Wolfe is a forward-thinking, innovative, award-winning attorney and executive leader. She has built a reputation for creative thinking and problem solving as part of a team. Also nationally accredited in public relations, a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a successful entrepreneur, Wolfe brings a unique perspective to legal counsel and intellectual property strategy. She has successfully built a law firm from a small solo practice to a thriving national firm with offices in Cincinnati and New York City.
Wolfe represents Fortune 500 clients and emerging companies in leading and negotiating technology and licensing transactions, advising on corporate structure and angel and venture capital investors, and evaluating and managing intellectual property strategy campaigns. She provides consulting on best practices in innovation, commercialization and process improvement. Wolfe recently co-authored a book, Brand Rewired, on innovation, branding and intellectual property strategy published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The book reached No. 35 in best-selling product management books.
Wolfe works with clients in streamlining value creation of intellectual assets, best practices in drafting related contracts, innovation pipeline creation, building a business case for the new generic top level domains, cross-pollinating innovation into powerful brands, and making the business case for cross-licensing or joint development for effective commercialization of technologies.
Wolfe served two times as president of the Greater Cincinnati Venture Capital Association where she worked with emerging companies to build commercialization strategies and find potential investors and license partners. She served on the board of trustees of the American Red Cross Cincinnati Chapter and on the board of the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission. She was recently named Woman of the Year by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Wolfe is a regular columnist and has been published or featured in Executive Counsel, CIO Magazine, BusinessWeek, Inside Counsel, IP Frontline, E-Week, Pink Magazine, USA Today and more. She has won numerous regional awards, and was most recently named a finalist for Inside Counsel’s 2011 National Transformative Leadership Award as well as a member of the IAM 250, named by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine as one of the top 250 global strategists in intellectual property in 2011.
Wolfe’s hourly rate is $250.