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Dana S. Rao

Dana S. Rao

Adobe Systems, Inc.
V.P. IP & Litigation
San Jose, CA, USA

Dana Rao is the Vice President of Intellectual Property and Litigation at Adobe Systems. He oversees all aspects of Adobe’s intellectual property and litigation matters, including procuring, licensing, and defending Adobe’s patents, trademarks, and copyrights, and managing all aspects of Adobe’s litigation practice.

Before Adobe, Dana was an Associate General Counsel of Patents at Microsoft Corporation, focusing on their Windows Phone and Xbox patent issues. Dana began his legal career at Fenwick & West, focusing on patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Dana received his undergraduate degree from Villanova University in Electrical Engineering, and received his law degree from The George Washington University School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif.


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