Moshe Malina is Director, Associate General Counsel and Chief Patent Counsel for Citigroup. Mr. Malina joined Citigroup in 2004, and his responsibilities include management of the firm's patent portfolio - the largest in the financial services industry - and initiation and direction of its ongoing patent procurement program. Mr. Malina is also responsible for Citigroup's patent litigations and other disputes, negotiating technology agreements with vendors and customers, and advising on patent issues arising in matters ranging from routine transactions to major joint ventures and acquisitions. Mr. Malina is Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable Patent Subcommittee, and has helped coordinate the industry's efforts for patent reform. Before joining Citigroup in 2004, Mr. Malina was an associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton working on both transactional and litigation IP matters. Mr. Malina simultaneously received a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science as part of Columbia's Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education Program. Mr. Malina is a member of the bar in New York and is a registered patent attorney.