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Company Information

Spherix Incorporated was launched in 1967 as a scientific research company.

Today Spherix presently offers a diversified commercialization platform for protected technologies.

Spherix Incorporated (Spherix) is an intellectual property company that owns patented and unpatented intellectual property.
Through its acquisition of seven patents from Rockstar Consortium US, LP (Rockstar) and acquisition of several hundred
patents issued to Harris Corporation as a result of its acquisition of North South, the Company has expanded its activities
in wireless communications and telecommunication sectors including antenna technology, wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi), base station
functionality, and cellular. On September 10, 2013, Spherix Incorporated closed on the acquisition of North South Holdings Inc.
The company owns approximately 330 patents and patent applications. Its patent portfolio includes the U.S. and foreign patents
and pending patent applications in the wireless communications and telecommunication sectors, including data, optical and
voice technology, antenna technology, Wi-Fi, base station functionality, and cellular, as well as patents related to artificial sweetener
and prescription refill technology.The Company's activities generally include the acquisition and development of patents through
internal or external research and development. In addition, the Company seeks to acquire existing rights to intellectual property
through the acquisition of already issued patents and pending patent applications, both in the United States and abroad.

Spherix Inc.
Phone: +1 (347) 321-7646
Fax: +1 (302) 655-5049


Shares Authorized:     
Shares Outstanding:   12.27M

FLOAT:                         12.14M






Anthony Hayes, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director 

Anthony C. Hayes is an attorney and former partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, an AMLaw 100 firm. Mr. Hayes has successfully monetized patents through a wide variety of monetization methods, including price arbitrage and litigation licensing brought against companies such as Cisco, Broadcom, Nokia, Ericsson, Tellabs, and Alcatel-Lucent. Mr. Hayes has received national recognition during his legal career, including: Special recognition by President George W. Bush, American Board of Trial Advocates Young Lawyer of the Year; and City of Columbia "20 Under 40." Mr. Hayes earned a Juris Doctor from Tulane University School of Law in 1995 and his B.A. in Economics from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1990.


Richard Cohen, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Cohen joins Spherix after spending three years with CorMedix Inc., where he served as President, and a member of its board. Mr. Cohen was also a member of the board of directors of Dune Energy Inc. from 2008-2012 and served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Rodman and Renshaw from 2008 to 2012.


Darrell Dotson, Licensing & Litigation

Mr. Dotson attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and received a B.S. in Biology in 1988 and a second B.S. Degree in Zoology in 1989. After graduating from college, he attended The University of Texas Health/Science Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston, Texas, where he received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 1994. After graduate school, he attended University of Houston Law Center where he earned a J.D. in 1997.

He is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is also licensed in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.

For the past 13 years, Darrell has specialized in intellectual property litigation, including analysis of the infringement, validity and enforceability of patents.


Technology Advisory Board.

The Technology Advisory Board of Spherix Incorporated was formed to help provide compensation to inventors of patent portfolios acquired by Spherix so that the inventors can share in proceeds related to the commercialization of their ideas and to provide advice, support, theories, techniques and improvements to the Company’s technologies and business model by leading IP professionals.


Frank Reiner

Frank Reiner is a seasoned and experienced patent licensing and monetization professional.  Located in Silicon Valley and employed as the Vice President of Global Licensing for the Kudelski Group where his primary role is licensing a digital video patent portfolio.  Prior to that Frank was the Vice President of Patent Licensing and Acquisition for Flextronics International Ltd. where he managed patent assertions made against Flextronics designed products and was responsible for building a defensive patent portfolio via internal innovation, invention and through patent acquisitions.  Previously, Frank was a Partner at Intellectual Value Creation Services, LLC whose charter was to work as a patent monetization team for the IP Investment Group at Coller Capital supporting patent acquisitions, sales and licensing both from a technical and business perspective.  Frank started his patent and licensing career at InterDigital Communications, LLC as the Senior Director of Licensing where he was responsible for InterDigital’s patent licensing program in the cellular and wireless space.  He participated in numerous patent license negotiations and patent infringement litigations, and he supported, patent prosecution and the management of existing patent license agreements.   Frank started his career as a software engineer in the defense industry where he developed high-end aircraft and tank simulators for the U.S. military.  He achieved multiple positions of higher responsibility at General Electric, Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin.  He received a BS in Computer Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an MBA from Villanova University.


Bruce H. Tsuji

Bruce Tsuji received his BSc in psychology from Trent University and his MA from the University of Waterloo. His early career focused on user interface design followed by a series of positions in product management, marketing, and business development for organizations in the fields of business intelligence, telecommunications, network security, consulting, crisis management, and web services. He has co-founded 2 start-ups and is a co-inventor on 8 patents. After 25 years of technology experience, Bruce returned to university and completed his PhD in psychology at Carleton University where he now teaches human-computer interaction and psychology.


Board Of Directors.


Robert J. Vander Zanden, Ph.D., Chairman of the Board

Dr. Robert J. Vander Zanden, Board Member since 2004, was elected Chairman of the Board in early 2009. Having served as a Vice President of R&D with Kraft Foods International, he brings a long and distinguished career in applied technology, product commercialization, and business knowledge of the food science industry to Spherix. In his 30-year career, he has been with ITT Continental Baking Company as a Product Development Scientist; with Ralston Purina's Protein Technology Division as Manager Dietary Foods R&D; with Keebler as Group Director, Product and Process Development; with Grupo Gamesa, a Frito-Lay Company, as Vice President, Technology; and with Nabisco as Vice President of R&D for their International Division. With the acquisition of Nabisco by Kraft Foods, he became the Vice President of R&D for Kraft's Latin American Division. Dr. Vander Zanden retired from Kraft Foods in 2004. He currently holds the title of Adjunct Professor and Lecturer in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Clemson University, where he also is a member of their Industry Advisory Board. His focus on achieving product and process innovation through training, team building and creating positive working environments has earned him multiple awards for product and packaging innovation. Dr. Vander Zanden holds a Ph.D. in Food Science and an M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from Kansas State University, and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville, where he was named a Distinguished Alumnus in 2002.


Alexander Poltorak

Alexander Poltorak is the Founder, Chairman and the CEO of General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading intellectual property firm focusing on IP strategy and valuation, IP licensing and enforcement -- the oldest such organization in the world. He also serves as the Managing Director of IP Holdings LLC, an IP-centric merchant banking boutique providing IP-focused financial, brokerage and advisory services, and operating an idea incubator. Alexander Poltorak was listed among world leading IP strategists by IAM Magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Dr. Poltorak has co-authored two books, Essentials of Intellectual Property (John Wiley & Sons Publishers, Inc., 2d ed. 2011), and Essentials of Licensing Intellectual Property (John Wiley & Sons Publishers, Inc., 2004), and contributed a chapter to Making Innovation Pay - Turning IP into Shareholder Value (John Wiley & Sons Publishers, Inc., 2006). He also authored numerous articles on patent law, licensing and economics. He served on the editorial board of Patent Strategy & Management.
Prior to establishing GPC in 1987, Alex Poltorak was President and CEO of Rapitech Systems, Inc., a computer technology company that he had founded in 1983 and took public in 1986. Before that, he served as Assistant Professor of Biomathematics at the Neurology Department of Cornell University Medical College. He also served as Assistant Professor of Physics at Touro College. Dr. Poltorak has published papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Alexander Poltorak taught business law as Adjunct Professor at the Globe Institute of Technology. He was a regular guest-lecturer on intellectual property law and economics at the Columbia University School of Business 


Harvey Kesner

Mr. Harvey Kesner, a Board member since November 2012, is a partner with Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP. He has concentrated his practice on corporate finance and the structuring of complex domestic and international capital markets transactions. He has represented issuers, investors, underwriters, agents, lenders and financial intermediaries in public and private offerings of securities. He provides assistance to participants in all types of financing transactions including initial public offerings (IPOs), startup and venture capital financings and private placements including public company PIPE transactions. He also counsels clients on traditional merger and acquisition transactions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, workouts and business disputes. He assists issuers with a broad range of securities regulatory and compliance issues including SEC filings, exchange listings, ongoing regulatory reporting and compliance, and responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations.


Douglas T. Brown

Douglas T. Brown, Spherix Board Member since 2004, is Senior Vice President and Manager of the Corporate Banking Government Contracting Group for PNC Bank N.A., Washington, DC. Mr. Brown has been with PNC and its predecessor bank, Riggs Bank, since 2001 and previously worked for Bank of America, N.A. and its predecessor banks for 16 years as a Loan Officer, as well as a manager of Loan Officers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Subsequent to 1990, the majority of Mr. Brown's customers were companies that provided services to Federal and State Governments. Mr. Brown holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from American University and a graduate degree from The Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware.


Edward M. Karr

Mr. Edward M. Karr, a Board member since November 2012, is the founder of RAMPartners SA, an investment management and investment banking firm based in Geneva, Switzerland. Since 2005, RAMPartners has helped raise more than $200 million for small capitalization companies in fields such as natural resources, high technology, health care, and clean energy. RAMPartners is a member of Global Alliance Partners (GAP), a network organization of internationally minded financial partners focusing on the capital midmarket. Prior to founding RAMPartners, Mr. Karr managed a private Swiss asset management, investment banking, and trading firm based in Geneva for six years. At the firm, he was responsible for all of the capital market transactions, investment, and marketing activities. In 2004, Futures Magazine named Mr. Karr as one of the world's Top Traders.



For our shareholders:

Spherix offers our shareholders opportunities to benefit from many "shots on goal" offering results from manifold investments across a broad range of industries – this portfolio diversification approach permits valuing our overall company from the multitude of investments to be made by our portfolio managers acquiring interests in diverse and disparate potential income streams.

  • We believe Spherix is an opportunity to participate in the growing patent monetization sector with a single investment that provides a diversified interest in numerous portfolios with a multitude of cash flow potentials.
  • Patent monetization is uncorrelated to any known market trends and provides diversification from traditional cyclical investments.
  • Patent monetization is an unregulated industry sector.
  • We support innovation and help to foster and grow the next generation of innovators who are leading the country's technology revolution.
  • We are on the leading edge of a developing market trend based on the law and constitution that is launching the largest transfer of technology in history.


  • Spherix Incorporated
  • Phone: 703-992-9325
  • Email:
  • 7927 Jones Branch Drive Suite 3125
    Tysons Corner, VA 22102 USA




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SPEX News: Securities Registration Statement (simplified Form) (s-3) 01/10/2018 08:14:40 AM
SPEX News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 12/13/2017 04:32:20 PM
SPEX News: Spherix Holds Annual Shareholder Meeting 12/13/2017 08:00:00 AM
SPEX News: Hoth Therapeutics Inc. Announces Issuance of First U.S. Patent on Its BioLexa Platform 12/04/2017 08:00:00 AM
SPEX News: Quarterly Report (10-q) 11/14/2017 05:05:01 PM
#5978   Not at all. I bailed though. TheMonolith 01/10/18 03:53:24 PM
#5977   Rebounded quite nicely (all things considered). JFBroderick 01/10/18 03:42:57 PM
#5976   Yea. Not what any of us wanted JFBroderick 01/10/18 09:18:46 AM
#5975   MF TheMonolith 01/10/18 09:17:01 AM
#5974   News: Spherix Plans Mixed-Securities Offering For Up to JFBroderick 01/10/18 09:12:54 AM
#5973   Very strange trading. Back down to the TheMonolith 01/10/18 08:48:48 AM
#5972   Trading considerably down premarket. Not what JFBroderick 01/10/18 08:45:27 AM
#5971   Expecting news on a dividend. TheMonolith 01/09/18 03:36:39 PM
#5970   SPEX - Trading like there is News coming Tim 01/09/18 03:34:31 PM
#5969   Waking up TheMonolith 01/09/18 03:32:30 PM
#5968   Yep, wake me up when it explodes. TheMonolith 01/05/18 10:17:57 AM
#5967   It goes up but can't hold gains whatsoever. JFBroderick 12/28/17 10:15:56 AM
#5966   This stock ever go up? Looks like been Yogi bear1 12/21/17 08:53:14 PM
#5965   Reuters upgrade on 12/17. JFBroderick 12/21/17 12:31:11 PM
#5964   What does crypto have to do with SPEX? JFBroderick 12/21/17 12:29:23 PM
#5963   Link please? mikeski74 12/21/17 09:54:29 AM
#5962   Crypto. News Yogi bear1 12/21/17 08:58:54 AM
#5961   Gains get wiped out so quickly here. JFBroderick 12/10/17 12:50:10 PM
#5960   What catalyst are you expecting? The float JFBroderick 11/27/17 10:02:52 AM
#5959   Artificial Intelligence field... could gap up this freshy 11/27/17 09:11:08 AM
#5958   whats the driving force here sand 11/27/17 08:37:25 AM
#5957   ..Under $2.00 cheapies ones quietly loading... freshy 11/27/17 07:12:12 AM
#5956   Yea it was quite impressive but we couldn't JFBroderick 11/26/17 05:37:09 PM
#5955   Recently..also did you see that PreMArket Rise last freshy 11/26/17 05:34:22 PM
#5954   Ahh I see it now. When did JFBroderick 11/26/17 04:55:47 PM
#5953 JustaDude 11/24/17 07:01:34 PM
#5952   Can you post a link directly to this? JFBroderick 11/24/17 06:23:50 PM
#5951   NEXT Week BEASTMODE...Analysts target Price: $19.00 freshy 11/24/17 04:26:22 PM
#5950   Is there something I'm missing here? Where JFBroderick 11/24/17 08:10:29 AM
#5949   Premarket @ 1.5 JFBroderick 11/15/17 07:59:10 AM
#5948   Today should be SPEXtacular! JustaDude 11/15/17 06:22:30 AM
#5947   Indeed. This thing will move in a JFBroderick 10/31/17 02:24:27 PM
#5946   No.... It wasn't. SimpleFixTech 10/25/17 06:30:08 PM
#5945   ...a very interesting week. zendeli1 10/25/17 06:37:31 AM
#5944   I highly doubt it... SimpleFixTech 10/19/17 11:05:58 AM
#5943   +9% JFBroderick 10/18/17 01:41:10 PM
#5941   Could be a very interesting week. JFBroderick 10/15/17 10:10:00 AM
#5939   Secondary offering lockup expiration Oct. 17th. JFBroderick 10/14/17 09:28:46 AM
#5938   I never traded this before but it hit Pennybuster11 10/03/17 05:03:09 AM
#5937   Definately broke out yesterday from the flag. Pennybuster11 10/03/17 05:02:24 AM
#5936   Yeah looks good, im on vacation so havent nomnomnom 09/11/17 08:35:50 PM
#5935   Right? Could of sold for a wash today WiseYoda 09/06/17 11:51:49 AM
#5934   Are we on the brink of news here?? JFBroderick 09/06/17 10:51:19 AM
#5933   I picked it up on the scanner and nomnomnom 08/25/17 02:46:17 AM
#5932   That would be pretty great! Let's hope it drlord10 08/24/17 05:49:05 PM
#5931   Perhaps news on the horizon? JFBroderick 08/24/17 03:00:47 PM
#5930   Making a nice afternoon run so far! drlord10 08/24/17 01:23:58 PM
#5929   I didn't get out quick enough, so I'm drlord10 08/23/17 10:08:39 AM
#5928   Played this one last run, starting to see nomnomnom 08/20/17 10:02:03 AM
#5927   Keep building your bank roll, surely but slowly. WiseYoda 08/18/17 06:59:25 PM