Armed with law enforcement background and tech expertise, BD Consulting and Investigations will make its debut at CES 2013 in Las Vegas
SAN JOSE, Calif., December 20, 2012-- After solving a multi-million dollar case in licensing fraud for Philips Electronics, Tom Quilty, former member of the FBI’s REACT High Technology Crime Task Force, was asked by Philips to start his own high-tech investigative company, now known as BD Consulting & Investigations, Inc. (BDCON).
Unlike other companies attempting to solve the issues of intellectual property (IP) misuse, BDCON is led by a team of Silicon Valley law enforcement professionals with 90+ years of experience between them. Formerly serving as police captains, military majors, FBI agents, or technology executives and accountants, the leading members of BDCON will debut their innovative products and services at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this January.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates the sale of counterfeit goods at $600 billion per year and increasing by 10 percent each year. This estimate doesn’t include issues such as trade secret theft or patent infringement, which represents many additional billions in lost revenues and shareholder value for some of the world’s largest technology companies.
Whereas most competitors in this market focus on specific...