Intellectual Property Owners Association

Serving the Global Intellectual Property Community


Trade Secrets Committee


The Committee will focus on providing practical education to IPO membership and the public on the topic of trade secrets.  Such education may include presentations at IPO meetings, white papers, form documents for posting to, etc.

Committee Roster

Chair: Kenneth R. Corsello, IBM Corp.
Vice Chair: Victoria A. Cundiff, Paul Hastings LLP
Secretary: Bryan Bortnick, IBM Corp.
Board Liaison: Buckmaster de Wolf, General Electric Co.
Staff Liaison: Samantha J. Aguayo, Intellectual Property Owners Association


 Salsa Ahmed
 Bracewell LLP

 James Beebe
 General Electric Co.

 Kristopher A. Boushie
 NERA Economic Consulting

 Alex Bridge
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Kurt Calia
 Covington & Burling LLP

 Lane Chitwood
 Micron Technology, Inc.

 Audra A. Dial
 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 Paul Edward Fanning, Ph.D.
 Eastman Chemical Co.

 Thomas C. Frongillo
 Fish & Richardson, PC

 Leland I. Gardner
 Google Inc.

 Kurt P. Goudy
 IBM Corp.

 Nishat Hasan
 HP Inc.

 Robert M. Isackson
 Venable, LLP

 Lisa Liou
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Gloria Lu
 Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

 Catherine Lui
 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

 Ari B. Lukoff
 Robins Kaplan LLP

 Maria Maras

 Sarah Matheson

 Andrew M. Newton
 Qualcomm Incorporated

 Michael Oblon
 Perkins Coie, LLP

 James H. Pooley
 James Pooley, PLC

 Brent George Seitz
 Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.

 Jay Smith
 Koch Industries Inc.

 John M. Williamson
 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 Reid S. Willis
 Dow Chemical Co.


Non-Voting Member:Joshua Dingott, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Non-Voting Member:Maximilienne Giannelli, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Brian Horne, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Andrew Radsch, Ropes & Gray LLP
Non-Voting Member:Joshua L. Simmons, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

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