Chapter Leadership Team
Partner, Baker Botts LLPLinkedIn Profile. Opens in a new tab.
Katharine Burke’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and licensing assertions. Katharine has significant experience with a wide range of technologies and in all aspects of cases, including crafting technical positions, trial presentation, and overall team management.
With a background in electrical engineering, Katharine represents clients in cases involving a range of technologies including mobile telecommunications, mobile phone operating systems and applications, flash memory, network protocols, multimedia, and medical devices.
Katharine has been part of trial teams in IP litigations in federal district court and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). She has also represented clients in contract disputes, bankruptcy proceedings, and appellate litigation. In addition, she represents pro bono clients in matters related to workplace discrimination, child custody, and veterans’ benefits.
Counsel, Antitrust and Competition - Davis, Polk & Wardwell LLPLinkedIn Profile. Opens in a new tab.
Suzanne Munck is counsel in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department, practicing in the Antitrust and Competition Group in Washington DC. She is one of the nation’s leading authorities on the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law.
Suzanne was Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property of the Federal Trade Commission from 2011 through 2020 and Deputy Director of the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning from 2013 through 2020. While at the FTC, she led the revision of the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property in collaboration with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. She also worked on a number of high-profile investigations and led several policy initiatives in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors.
Suzanne has testified before the U.S. Senate on behalf of the FTC. She received the FTC’s Paul Rand Dixon award and was a four-time recipient of the FTC’s Janet D. Steiger award.
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