Jennifer Yokoyama

Jennifer Yokoyama is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, IP Group and Chief IP Counsel at Microsoft.  She was promoted to that position in December 2019 and was previously Microsoft’s head of IP litigation. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jennifer was principal counsel for patent litigation at Apple, where her focus was on the management of complex multijurisdictional patent, competition and FRAND-based disputes, with a special emphasis on Asia, where she was responsible for the APAC litigation docket.