Jud Cary, Vice President, and Deputy General Counsel
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Cary worked as an engineer in the R&D labs of U S WEST (now Qwest) in the knowledge-based systems group. After law school (Santa Clara University, cum laude), he worked as a patent attorney for the Silicon Valley-based law firm of Fenwick & West. Mr. Cary returned to Colorado and followed the legal chain of title from U S WEST, to MediaOne, to AT&T Broadband, now Comcast. After a short stint at a ".bomb" company, Mr. Cary returned to the cable industry at CableLabs. His main focus at CableLabs is on legal, policy, and business issues related to advanced video platforms, content protection, content distribution technologies, and interactive programming. He also provides general advice on cable industry technology strategy, IPR licensing, standards setting, antitrust, and patents. Mr. Cary is a member of the Board of Directors of the Entertainment ID Registry Assoc.