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IEEE Communications Society

Santa Clara Valley (SCV)

& Santa Clara University Law Department


Mobile Patent Wars

Also Sponsored by:

May 9, 2012

Today’s Program


sponsored by

IEEE ComSoc SCV sincerely thanks Samsung for co-sponsoring refreshments for this event. We are especially appreciative of Ken Korea's work to organize and moderate the panel discussion as well as his "big picture" overview of key issues in the mobile patent wars. Samsung is the world leader in smart phone shipments and Android based tablet computers.

Today’s Program:

Mobile Patent Wars

Program Organizer: Alan Weissberger

6:00 - 6:30pm Networking Session- Enjoy!

6:30 - 6:35pm Opening Remarks

6:35 - 6:45pm Introduction by Session Chair, Ken Korea

6:45 - 7:35pm Panelist Position Statements

7:35 - 8:45pm Panel Session

8:45 pm Wrap Up


Colleen Chien, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University Law Faculty

Alex Rogers, Senior VP & Legal Counsel, Qualcomm

Suzanne Michel, Senior Patent Counsel, Google

Paul Roeder, Vice President & Legal Counsel, HP

Tom Lavelle, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rambus

Jonathan Wells, AJIS Consulting

Session Organizer: Alan Weissberger, ComSocSCV Chair Emeritus

Session Chair: Ken Korea, Vice President & Chief IP Counsel at Samsung Electronics US IP Center

* Sponsored by Samsung *

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IEEE ComSoc-SCV Chapter

  • Promote all aspects of communications & network technologies- LAN, MAN, WAN

  • Education: seminars, lectures, panel sessions, joint meetings+ tech workshops, member interaction and networking for meeting attendees, soft skills workshops

  • New technologies, research, markets, business opportunities, applications, telecom policy and regulation

  • Goal: Empower our members to improve!

ComSoc-SCV 2012 Officers

  • Chairman: Sanjay Kasturia

  • Vice-Chairman: Sameer Herlekar

  • Secretary & Operations Mgr: MP Divakar

  • Treasurer: Saurabh Sureka

  • Web Master: Daniel Wong (Singapore)

  • Technical Activities: Sameer Herlekar

  • Wireless Programs: Narasimha Chari

  • Optical Networks: Navid Ghazisaidi

  • Chairman Emeritus: Alan Weissberger

  • -->Seekingqualified, capable and committed

  • Volunteers to help with programs & logistics!

IEEE ComSoc-SCV Milestones in 2011

  • 14 Technical meetings + 2 industry tours

  • Alliances: TiE-SV, NATEA, SVC Wireless, SIPA, other non profits

  • Elevate prospective IEEE Sr. Members

  • Announce job openings/consulting

  • Article in Jan & Nov 2011 IEEE Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)

  • Discussion email list (IEEE members)

  • LinkedIn, FB page, Twitter account

ComSoc-SCV Social Networking

1. ComSocSCV Discussion List: available to all IEEEmembers (not just ComSoc members)

-->Subject matter includes meeting previews and discussions + opinions about relevant telecom and networking topics of interest to our members

-->Sign up instructions at:

2. ComSocSCV& GCN Facebook (Alan J Weissberger)

3. ComSocSCV LinkedIn Group (MP Divakar)

4. Follow us on Twitter:@ieeecomsocscv

4. Global ComSoc Community web site:

  • Blogs on communications technology/ markets

  • 5. Socials and industry tours:

  • July 26 Whizz Systems-Product design& manufacturing

  • March 7 Sprint M2M Innovation Ctr/ Advanced Tech Lab

We Need Your Help !

  • Volunteers Welcome and Appreciated for 2012!

  • -Organize and chair monthly technical meetings

  • -Help promote IEEE and participate at SCV ExCom

  • -Publicity, alliances, refreshments, other logistics

  • -Participate in monthly planning lunch/dinner meetings

  • -Recruit corporate sponsors for workshops and seminar

  • Participation in Discussion list: All IEEE & TiE members are eligible to join for free!

  • EventNotification list (all welcome to join)

  • >>>Sign up instructions:

Is IEEE ComSoc (Global) Serving the Needs of its Community?

  • Global: conferences, publications, 2 web sites, GCN, webinars, seminars, email lists

  • Regional: conferences and meetings

  • ComSocSCV: technical meetings, web site, events with Alliance partners, Sprint M2M tour, socials, FB, LI, Discussion group

  • What areas of improvement would you suggest? Standards? Education? R & D? Strategic Planning? PR/ Market Awareness?

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