Global Head of Litigation, Legal & Intellectual PropertyNokia, Inc.

Ron is currently the Head of Litigation for Nokia in the Americas, and previously served as the Global Head of Litigation and the Global Head of IP Litigation for Nokia. He specializes in strategizing and executing in all phases of IP litigation in various jurisdictions in the U.S., including the ITC, as well as around the globe. He has also been actively involved in the legislative and policy issues with respect to U.S. patent reform proposals currently under consideration. Prior to joining Nokia, Ron practiced with the international law firm Jones Day, in Dallas. In addition, he served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at SMU School of Law, teaching courses on litigating intellectual property disputes. He is active in multiple Bar organizations, including IPO, AIPLA, Federal Circuit Bar, ITC Trial Lawyers Association, and Texas State and local bars. Ron received his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1990, graduating magna cum laude, and his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from John Carroll University in 1987, graduating cum laude.