Meredith McKenzie recently joined Juniper Networks as the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, IP. She has over 17 years of Intellectual Property experience, with 14 years in-house. At Juniper Meredith manages the group responsible for all aspects of Juniper's Intellectual Property, including patents, litigation, licensing, privacy, open source, standards, M&A IP due diligence, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Prior to joining Juniper, she spent over 5 years at Symantec Corporation as the Senior Director of Intellectual Property and 5 years at Cypress Semiconductor as the Director of Litigation, Licensing and IP.
Meredith's previous experiences include working as an embedded microprocessor design engineer at Intel before enrolling in law school. While attending law school in the evenings, Meredith worked full-time in Intel's legal department preparing patent applications and performing patent analyses. Meredith then joined Arnold, White and Durkee (later merging with Howrey LLC) and for three years litigated patents in the United States, Europe and Asia, as well as in the International Trade Commission. Meredith then joined Enuvis, a start-up company in the area of GPS location technology, as the Director of IP and Sr. Corporate Counsel, where she was the sole attorney, performing duties including patent portfolio development and strategy, license negotiations, and employment and other agreements.
Meredith holds a BSEE from Massachusetts Institute of Technology., and a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, with an emphasis in Intellectual Property.