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Laurie Self

Laurie Self

Senior Vice President & Counsel, Government Affairs


Laurie Self is Vice President and Counsel of Government Affairs at Qualcomm Incorporated, where she specializes in U.S. patent policy matters at the federal and state level. Based in Washington, D.C., Ms. Self also supports Qualcomm’s government affairs initiatives to promote strong intellectual property rights in emerging markets. Ms. Self’s particular focus is to ensure that U.S. intellectual property laws and policies provide the necessary protections and incentives to support the Company’s R&D-driven business model. Prior to her arrival at Qualcomm in July 2012, Ms. Self was a partner at the law firm Covington & Burling where she chaired the firm’s intellectual property practice group.

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