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: Karen Cochran, Shell International B.V.
Staff Liaison: Samantha J. Aguayo, Intellectual Property Owners Association


 Dave Bates
 General Electric Co.

 James Beebe
 General Electric Co.

 Kristopher A. Boushie
 NERA Economic Consulting

 Mark Bullard
 BrainSquall Studios LLC

 Kurt Calia
 Covington & Burling LLP

 Lane Chitwood
 Micron Technology, Inc.

 Tiffany Connors
 Lane Powell PC

 Kerry Creeron
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Audra A. Dial
 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

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

 Thomas C. Frongillo
 Fish & Richardson, PC

 Kurt P. Goudy
 IBM Corp.

 Leslie Haas
 Vinson & Elkins, LLP

 Nishat Hasan
 HP Inc.

 Robert M. Isackson
 Venable, LLP

 Randall E. Kahnke
 Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

 Randall E. Kay
 Jones Day

 Andrew Kopsidas
 Fish & Richardson, PC

 Gloria Lu
 Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

 Catherine Lui
 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

 Ari B. Lukoff
 Robins Kaplan LLP

 Maria Maras

 Peter Meyer
 Procter & Gamble Co.

 Andrew M. Newton
 Qualcomm Incorporated

 Michael Oblon
 Perkins Coie, LLP

 James H. Pooley
 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

 Shital A. Shah
 Caterpillar Inc.

 Jessica M. Sinnott

 Jay Smith
 Koch Industries Inc.

 Curtis St. Brice
 United Technologies Corp.

 Pamela Stewart
 3M Innovative Properties Co.

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

 Reid S. Willis
 Dow Chemical Co.

Non-Voting Member:John J. Cheek, Caterpillar Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Maximilienne Giannelli, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Paul John Parins, Kagan Binder, PLLC
Non-Voting Member:Joshua L. Simmons, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

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