David Simon is currently the Associate General Counsel for IP Policy of Intel Corporation and has been involved over the last fourteen years in running the Intellectual Property matters for Intel Corporation. Prior to joining Intel in 1997, David was in private practice in Los Angeles for fifteen years, specializing in intellectual property matters, licensing and high technology law. He has been a featured speaker in a number of intellectual property seminars including seminars at Stanford, Berkeley and University of Texas law schools and in China, Germany, Japan and Korea. Mr. Simon holds a BSEE from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a JD from Georgetown University. Mr. Simon has testified before both the House and Senate IP subcommittees on the need for patent reform and has been an active participant in the industry and bar groups negotiations to arrive at a compromise bill. He currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Intellectual Property Owners Association and the Coalition for Patent Fairness and is also a member of the IP Advisory Board for George Washington University Law School.