Rodger is Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships at Cote Capital in New York City. Cote Capital focuses on making IP capital investments in early stage emerging companies.
Rodger honed his intellectual property expertise during twelve and a half years as an IP litigator at the Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe law firm in New York City, where he was a partner.
Rodger also has extensive in-house tech experience. Just prior to joining Cote Capital, Rodger spent four years at Canon (a top five U.S. patent holder for the past thirty years consecutively), advising senior management in Asia and the U.S. on IP protection, licensing, and litigation issues. While at Canon, Rodger helped spearhead launch and growth of the LOT Network, where he remains an active Advisory Board Member.