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IP Licensing Committee

Charter

The IP Licensing Committee focuses on (including discussion, review and analysis of) intellectual property licensing and related matters and issues.  This can include topics or issues associated with patent, technology/trade secret, software/copyright and trademark licensing; cross and joint licensing; licensing for income or other business value; industry and market trends; best practices; agreements and agreement provisions; impact or relevance of bankruptcy, anti-trust, standards, compulsory licensing, etc. on licensing; and associated legal and business aspects and issues. Prior topics addressed have included:  Developing A Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (RAND) Patent License; Maximizing The Value Of Technology & IPR Through Licensing; and Post-Expiration Royalty Considerations. The Committee interfaces, when applicable, with other committees on issue pertaining to standards, anti-trust, and other areas of mutual interest.

Committee Roster

Chair: Andrew Wojnicki, IBM Corp.
Vice Chair: Erin Thomson, Vinson & Elkins, LLP
Secretary: Christopher C. Smith, Brooks Kushman P.C.
Board Liaison: William Krovatin, Merck & Co Inc.
Staff Liaison: Samantha J. Aguayo, Intellectual Property Owners Association

 Members

 Patrick M. Arenz
 Robins Kaplan LLP

 Estelle C. Bakun
 Exxon Mobil Corp.

 Michael Beckett
 Raytheon Co.

 David C. Berry
 Brooks Kushman P.C.

 Michael Braunstein
 Caterpillar Inc.

 Thomas P. Burke
 Ropes & Gray LLP

 Scott W. Burt
 Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc

 Jennifer Adamson Carnahan
 Dow Chemical Co.

 Janda M Carter
 Caterpillar Inc.

 Marcia Chang
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Scott Chappell
 Bookoff McAndrews PLLC

 Dan Croft
 HP Inc.

 Adrian Cyhan
 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 Kaustuv Das
 Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC

 Luke Dauchot
 Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

 Keith R. Derrington
 Bracewell LLP

 Reena R. Desai
 Synthetic Genomics

 Jeff Dodd
 Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

 Serena I. Farquharson-Torres
 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

 Gillian M. Fenton
 GlaxoSmithKline

 Philip J. Fries, Jr.
 Qualcomm Incorporated

 Jason Greenberg
 Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP

 Jeff Gritton
 Baker Botts LLP

 Brian J. Hamilla
 United Technologies Corp.

 Brent Hawkins
 McDermott Will & Emery LLP

 Jean-Paul Hoffman
 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

 Matthew Hollander
 Tesla, Inc.

 Paul Im
 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

 Maryam Imam
 Klintworth & Rozenblat IP LLP

 Monika L'Orsa Jaensson
 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 DAE GUNN JEI
 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

 Matthew Jupina
 Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

 David Kaplan
 Micron Technology, Inc.

 Simon Peter Keevey-Kothari
 Carpmaels & Ransford LLP

 Craig Komanecki
 Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

 James J. Kozuch
 Caesar Rivise, PC

 Miranda Leu
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Justin Lewis
 Ocean Tomo

 Ka-on Li
 Jones Day

 James Markarian
 Siemens Corp.

 Jake Marshall
 Carpmaels & Ransford LLP

 Julia C. Mattis
 InterDigital Holdings, Inc.

 Thomas F. Meagher
 Meagher Emanuel Laks Goldberg & Liao, LLP

 Ram Menon
 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

 Jason S. Miller
 Lockheed Martin

 Frank Montgomery
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Steven G. Morgan
 Aramco Services Company

 F Tyler Morrison
 United Technologies Corp.

 Charles H. Mottier
 Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

 Warren L. Nachlis
 Jones Day

 Geoffrey L. Oberhaus
 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 Cheung Peggy
 Jones Day

 Andy Peterson
 Micron Technology, Inc.

 John Poliak
 BP America, Inc.

 Sanjay Prasad
 Prasad IP, PC

 Matteo Sabattini
 Ericsson

 Gary Savitt
 Nokia USA Inc.

 Elisabeth K. Shepard
 Equifax Inc.

 Elizabeth Sietsema
 McCracken & Gillen LLC

 Christopher C. Smith
 Brooks Kushman P.C.

 Karl Emil Stauss
 Dow Chemical Company

 Michael Stimson
 Norton Rose Fulbright

 Benjamin P. Tabor
 Microsoft Corp.

 Catherine Toppin
 General Electric Co.

 Noelene Treloar
 Adrian M Trioli Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

 Tearra Vaughn
 Foley & Lardner LLP

 MaCharri R. Vorndran-Jones
 Eli Lilly and Co.

 Maria C. Walsh
 Exxon Mobil Corp.

 Karen H. Wang
 Stout Risius Ross

 Brian H. Way
 Dolby Laboratories

 Bruce S. Weintraub
 Pfizer Inc.

 

 
Non-Voting Member:Thomas Blasey, Northrop Grumman Corp.
Non-Voting Member:Michael Brunelle, Nokia USA Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Thomas Burton, Siemens Corp.
Non-Voting Member:Amelia Choi, ChoiTechAndLaw Professional Corporation
Non-Voting Member:Anthony S. Connolly, AT&T
Non-Voting Member:David Conrad, Fish & Richardson, PC
Non-Voting Member:Laura Donnelly, Johnson & Johnson
Non-Voting Member:Gunnar Bjorn Gundersen, Gundersen & Gundersen LLP
Non-Voting Member:Reed Hablinski, HP Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Mr. George W. Jonas, BP America, Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Matthew L. Madsen, Monsanto Co.
Non-Voting Member:Eloise J. Maki, 3M Innovative Properties Co.
Non-Voting Member:Philip Soo, 3M Innovative Properties Co.

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