We are a Member-driven cooperative that provides patent risk mitigation services to some of the world’s most innovative and recognized technology companies. Our unique non-profit model means that Members come first every day. We are singularly focused on helping global companies analyze patent purchase opportunities and complete defensive patent acquisitions in a fully transparent, efficient and cost-effective way.
We act with integrity, trust, respect and transparency in the work that we do, the people we interact with and the decisions we make. We own up to and learn from our mistakes. We are professional to one another and to those we serve.
We strive to continually learn, improve, adapt, evolve and innovate in our products, services, communications ourselves and our relationships with a positive open-mind and can-do attitude. We listen, are open to fresh perspectives and value disagreement.
Each person is empowered to take responsibility for their own job and goals and be a positive contributor to the services, goals, communications and team dynamics. We have a shared responsibility and accountability to speak up and take initiative to maintain our team’s strong foundation and also be a positive agent of change.
We want all Members to have meaningful and positive interactions with AST. We strive to understand and anticipate our Members’ needs and provide personal and thoughtful service.
We value a holistic and balanced work environment. We strive for excellence and also take time for fun and celebration. We encourage individual team behaviors that support a healthy and productive lifestyle.