Collette Rawnsley

Collette Rawnsley is the head of European IP policy and advocacy at Nokia Technologies.  Collette has extensive experience in providing strategic advice on regulatory and policy matters regarding IP licensing in the technology and media sectors, including standard essential patents, FRAND disputes, and patent pools. Before joining Nokia in January 2021, she spent 15 years in private practice in London and Brussels and was involved in some of the leading cases concerning the intersection of IP and competition law. Collette was the head of EU Competition at Wiggin LLP, a law firm specializing in media, technology and intellectual property. Previously, she was counsel at Shearman & Sterling LLP. Before entering private practice, Collette was senior Référendaire at the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and a lawyer in the UK Government Legal Department.

Dr. Kirti Gupta – Testimony: Innovating Ideas Around Standards and Intellectual Property

On September 20th, 2023, LeadershIP Executive Director Dr. Kirti Gupta testified for the ITA-NIST-USPTO Listening Session on Innovating Ideas Around Standards and Intellectual Property.    Transcript: Good afternoon. My name is Dr. Kirti Gupta and I am speaking on behalf of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Let
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Four Actions to Strengthen the U.S. Intellectual Property System

By Hideki Tomoshige and Sujai Shivakumar A reliable and robust intellectual property (IP) system is a pillar of the nation’s innovation system. In an era when economic growth, global competitiveness, and national security are all predicated on relative strengths of national innovation systems, the United States needs to take deliberate
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What Can Patent Data Reveal about U.S.-China Technology Competition?

By Alexander Kersten, Gabrielle Athanasia, and Gregory Arcuri The United States and China are engaged in a strategic competition for global technological leadership. In seeking ways to gauge this competition, business leaders, policymakers, the media, and even the courts often turn to data on patent filings. Prudent use of this data
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