Lyubomir "Lyu" Uzunov is a Vice President in the Intellectual Property Advisory & Transactions practice of the Transaction Advisory group.

Lyu joins Stout from Houlihan Lokey’s Tech+IP Advisory group where he focused on sourcing and qualifying monetization and financing opportunities with both corporate and licensing company clients.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, he was an Associate at Black Stone IP, a boutique investment bank specializing in technology and intellectual property valuation and transactions.

Lyu began his career in the field of intellectual property as a Legislative Fellow at the United States Congress where he worked on technology and intellectual property legislation. He later led innovation policy research and published a regular newsletter on innovation metrics at ISTC, a public-private partnership facilitating open innovation and technology commercialization between corporations, technology startups, and universities.