Vanessa P. Bailey is the Head of Patent Public Policy for Amazon. Prior to joining Amazon, Ms. Bailey worked at prominent full-service law firms in IP litigation and prosecution and has spent many years in-house doing IP litigation, licensing, and transactional work in the telecommunication industry where she managed many domestic and international multi-jurisdictional patent, trademark, and copyright litigation cases.
Ms. Bailey was the Head of IP Policy at Intel in her role as Managing Counsel and Global Director of Intellectual Property Policy where she oversaw global IP policy and legislative reform issues including copyrights, patents, trade secrets, database rights and trademarks. While at Intel, she also counseled on the role of intellectual property law in artificial intelligence, data, and emerging technologies and performed other legal roles. Ms. Bailey has also worked for Nokia Siemens Networks where she was in charge of global intellectual property litigation, and she worked in various intellectual property technology transfer, licensing, due diligence, and litigation roles at Nokia Corporation.
She received her undergraduate degree and her J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. She has a LL.M. from the University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College in Commercial Law with a specialization in international patent law. Prior to law school she was a computer programmer in Copenhagen, Denmark. In addition to U.S. courts, Ms. Bailey is also admitted to practice before the courts of England and Wales as a U.K. Solicitor.