Suzanne Munck is Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property for the United States Federal Trade Commission and Deputy Director of its Office of Policy Planning, where she directs the FTC’s policy and enforcement efforts at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property. She is the lead author of the FTC’s October 2016 report, “Patent Assertion Entity Activity: An FTC Report.” She also led the FTC’s recent revision of the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property, together with the United States Department of Justice. Ms. Munck has significant litigation experience managing IP issues that arise during the FTC's enforcement efforts in the high-tech and healthcare sectors. She was the lead patent attorney in the FTC’s pay-for-delay action against Cephalon, Inc., which resulted in a $1.2B settlement for U.S. consumers. In recognition of her work, Ms. Munck has received the Commission’s Paul Rand Dixon and Janet D. Steiger Awards. Before joining the FTC, she was an antitrust and IP litigator in Los Angeles. She received her BA in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College and graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was a managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review.