Leverage Your IP:

Generate significant income and extraordinary returns on R&D investments and technical innovations by helping monetize your IP assets


   • Target identification and validation
   • Litigation support
   • Patent evaluation
   • Reverse engineering


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Talk with Kurt Humphrey, principal technologist, to see how IPE can help.

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IP Enginuity (IPE) provides it's clients/partners with cost-effective, world-class quality IP expert technical services, strategies and solutions.


IP Enginuity was founded by Kurt Humphrey to bring a new perspective to intellectual property-related engineering services. Kurt’s broad professional experience is key in developing solutions for IPE's clients.

Kurt brings over 30 years of industrial engineering, technology assessment and patent evaluation experience to IPE. He has held key technical positions at Philips Research Laboratories (Eindhoven, NL), AT&T Technologies, United Technologies Microelectronics Center, Rockwell Semicondutor Systems (Conexant) and Delco (Delphi) Electronics. His areas of technical expertise include microelectronic devices and their fabrication, e.g. silicon and compound semiconductors, passives, MEMS, sensors, photonics, and displays, as well as high-tech chemicals, materials, and coatings. Kurt is also an accomplished inventor and holds patents in the areas of oxygen sensors, MEMS and semiconductor process technology as a result of his innovative work with General Motors Corporation, United Technologies and Rockwell Science Center. In his most recent position as Director of Engineering Programs at TAEUS International, Kurt managed numerous patent evaluation and product investigation projects across a broad array of technologies for many Global 100 high-tech companies in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Korea. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Ceramic Engineering from the University of Missouri.

Technical Expertise and Skill Sets

Components, Fabrication and Packaging

  • ICs and semiconductors
  • Photonics
  • Displays
  • Optical devices and materials
  • MEMS
  • Sensors
  • Batteries
  • Medical/biotech


  • Computers and peripherals
  • Telecom
  • Data storage
  • Motors and controls
  • Aerospace/automotive
  • Deposition/patterning/etching

Chemicals and Materials

  • Metals/alloys
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Pigments/dyes
  • Batteries/fuel cells
  • Films/coatings