Intellectual Property Owners Association

Serving the Global Intellectual Property Community


Standards Setting Committee


The Committee will study and report on litigation, legislation and other public activities addressing the creation and enforcement of intellectual property rights in technology necessary to practice an industry standard. Recognizing that “standards” can emerge in different ways, most often either directly by agreement or indirectly through common usage, the Committee will consider the impact that blocking intellectual property rights have in each situation. In addition, the Committee will seek to define the principles for achieving an appropriate balance between the rights of an intellectual property owner and those of the other members of the industry that want to practice the standard.

Committee Roster

Chair: Amy A. Marasco, Microsoft Corp.
Vice Chair: Jonathan Retsky, Winston & Strawn LLP
Secretary: Valentina Boyet, SAP SE
Board Liaison: Timothy Loomis, Qualcomm, Inc.
Staff Liaison: Samantha J. Aguayo, Intellectual Property Owners Association


 Michele Antis
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Marc Sandy Block
 IBM Corp.

 Subroto Bose
 Dolby Laboratories

 Kathleen Bove
 General Electric Co.

 JiHun Chang
 KBK & Associates

 David Djavaherian
 PacTech Law

 Dennis Duncan
 Dolby Laboratories

 Michael Epstein
 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

 Latonia Gordon
 Microsoft Corp.

 James Harlan
 InterDigital Holdings, Inc.

 Taraneh Maghame
 Apple Inc.

 Todd E. Marlette
 Qualcomm, Inc.

 Rob McDowell
 HP Inc.

 Mr. Dale George Mohlenhoff
 Cisco Systems, Inc.

 Kelsey I. Nix
 Jones Day

 Scott K. Peterson
 Google Inc.

 Randol W. Read
 Patterson & Sheridan, LLP

 Roberto Rodrigues Pinho
 Licks Advogados

 Brian Rosenberg
 Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.

 Martin Rosner
 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

 Nicolas Schifano
 Microsoft Corp.

 Theresa Stadheim
 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

 Jonathan Velasco
 Qualcomm, Inc.

 Loretta W. Weathers
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Helene Workman
 Apple Inc.


Non-Voting Member:Kaveh Rashidi-Yazd, Siemens Corp.

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