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U.S. Patent Law Committee

Charter

The committee will advise the President, the Executive Director and the Board of Directors of IPO regarding legislative changes to United States patent law. The committee will review proposed legislative initiatives and proactively submit recommendations for legislative changes that would enhance United States patent law. The committee will educate IPO members regarding the provisions of enacted legislation.

Committee Roster

Chair: Marian Underweiser, IBM Corp.
Vice Chair: Andreas Baltatzis, Kramer & Amado, P.C.
Vice Chair: Shaun Zhang, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.
Secretary: Paul John Parins, Kagan Binder, PLLC
Board Liaison: Gary C. Ganzi, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
Staff Liaison: Samantha J. Aguayo, Intellectual Property Owners Association

 Members

 Michael Anslinger
 Raytheon Co.

 Timothy Bedard
 Visa Inc.

 Randall Berman
 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

 John Blake
 TiVo

 Heather Champion Brady
 Johnson & Johnson

 Daniel Carter
 HP Inc.

 Jared Cohen
 Alexion Pharmaceuticals

 Cory Davis
 Alston & Bird LLP

 Julia Church Dierker
 Dierker & Kavanaugh, P.C.

 Laura Donnelly
 Johnson & Johnson

 John P. Donohue, Jr.
 BakerHostetler

 Scott W. Doyle
 Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP

 Mark Duell
 Honda Patents & Technologies North America, LLC

 Steven J. Elleman
 Thompson Hine LLP

 Michael Febbo
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Karon N. Fowler
 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

 Erica Gordon
 Setter Roche, LLP

 Mark Henderson
 Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey, LLP

 Matthew J. Hertko
 Jones Day

 David W. Higer
 Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

 Raymond Hom
 Qualcomm Incorporated

 Ronald Gregory Israelsen
 Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

 Guillaume Jaulerry
 

 David W. Jones
 Microsoft Corp.

 Walter W. Karnstein
 HP Inc.

 Mitchell A. Katz
 Ballard Spahr LLP

 John LaBarre
 Google Inc.

 Jeffery Lesperance
 Dykema Gossett PLLC

 Jason Link
 Dow Chemical Co.

 Phil Makrogiannis
 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

 Leah M. Reimer
 Cantor Colburn LLP

 Tammy Pennington Rhodes
 Baker Botts LLP

 Carl J. Roof
 Procter & Gamble Co.

 Daniel Roth
 McCracken & Gillen LLC

 Fraser Rowand
 Rowand LLP

 Corey Salsberg
 Novartis

 Sanjeev Singh
 Siemens Corp.

 Jon Small
 Google Inc.

 Eman Sojoodi
 Dell Technologies

 David Sumy
 Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

 Erik Swanson
 Siemens Corp.

 John F. Thompson
 Medtronic, Inc.

 John Todaro
 Merck & Co Inc.

 Kyle Trout
 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

 Raymond Van Dyke
 VAN DYKE LAW

 Andrew W. Williams
 McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

 Larry Douglas Williams, Jr.
 Thompson Hine LLP

 David L. Witcoff
 Jones Day


 
Non-Voting Member:Ronald A. Antush, Nokia USA Inc.
Non-Voting Member:Carlyn Burton, Osha Liang, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Samuel Hayim, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Non-Voting Member:Stephen L. Hennessy, Dykema Gossett PLLC
Non-Voting Member:Jonathan Kwok, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Non-Voting Member:Eric Maughan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Non-Voting Member:Heather Petruzzi, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Andrew Radsch, Ropes & Gray LLP
Non-Voting Member:Gary M. Ropski, Brinks Gilson & Lione
Non-Voting Member:David Rozenblat, Klintworth & Rozenblat IP LLC
Non-Voting Member:Teige Sheehan, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC

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