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Michael C. Lee

Cisco Systems Inc

San Jose, CA, USA

 Michael Lee

Senior Director, Intellectual Property

Cisco Systems, Inc.


Mike Lee is a Senior Director of Intellectual Property at Cisco Systems.  Mike leads a team that focuses on patent licensing, patent purchases, IP policy, standards IPR, open source, patent pools, and IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.  Prior to Cisco, he was at Yahoo! and in private practice focusing on patent litigation.  He received a bachelor of science degree in materials science engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a law degree from The George Washington University Law School.  In 2014, Mike was appointed by the Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Ambassador to serve on the Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC) on Intellectual Property.



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