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Gil Ohana

Gil Ohana

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Senior Director, Antitrust and Competition
Sunnyvale, CA, USA


Gil Ohana is Senior Director, Antitrust and Competition for Cisco Systems, the leading manufacturer of networking equipment for the Internet. Gil regularly advises Cisco on antitrust issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, standard setting, distribution, intellectual property licensing, and government investigations, and government and private litigation. Gil writes and speaks regularly on antitrust issues in mergers and acquisitions, as well as IP licensing, standard-setting, antitrust issues in patent litigation, and other subjects at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law. He has participated in discussions of standards development organization IPR policies at leading SDOs such as ANSI, ETSI, IEEE-SA, and IETF.

From 1993 through 1996, Gil was a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he participated in the Division's investigation of Microsoft's software licensing practices and its successful court challenge to Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Intuit.

Gil received his law degree from Columbia University, where he was articles editor of the Law Review, and his B.A. from Harvard College. He is admitted to the bars of California and the District of Columbia.

Gil Ohana is associated with the following items:
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 11th Annual Patent Law Institute, Wednesday, May 03, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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