ChIPs co-founder and board member Noreen Krall appeared on a cybersecurity panel at the 2017 Summit along with FireEye General Counsel Alexa King, United States Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand and Jennifer Morrish of the United Kingdom’s UCHQ. The panel was moderated by Caroline Krass, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, the former GC of the CIA. (Photo by Tracey Salazar)
When RPX Corp. brought together more than 40 technology companies last year to license 4,000 Rockstar patents for $900 million, Cisco Systems Inc. general counsel Mark Chandler hailed the defensive patent aggregator for organizing “a consortium of unprecedented scale.” How complex and innovative was the…
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Cisco Systems’ Mallun Yen
When Robert Barr decided to leave his post as Cisco Systems Inc.’s chief patent counsel, the company didn’t have to search for a successor. General Counsel Mark Chandler had just one candidate in mind: Mallun Yen. For the past three years, Yen has served as Cisco’s director of intellectual property.
“Mallun has three primary attributes that made her a very logical successor,” Chandler said. “She’s incredibly smart, tough as nails and a great team player.”
Yen, who recently returned from maternity leave, took the helm Monday as managing director of worldwide IP.