Marta Belcher is an intellectual property attorney at Ropes & Gray, LLP, in the Silicon Valley and the co-author of “Hacking the Patent System: A Guide to Alternative Patent Licensing for Innovators.” Marta is a frequent speaker on the topic of financial services patents, including presenting recently at the Blockchain Patents Roundtable at Stanford and the Ropes & Gray Financial Services Patent Litigation Roundtable in New York. Marta holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley. During law school, she focused her studies on the intersection of law and technology and interned at Apple and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. She has been named a “Huffington Post Greatest Person of the Day” for her nonprofit work and was featured in Forbes for crowdsourcing her law school graduation speech.