Winds of Change LES 2023 Annual Meeting

Steven Geiszler

U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Steven is U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Huawei.  Based in Dallas, Texas, he oversees a team responsible for U.S. patent licensing, litigation, transactions, and prosecution.  Before going in-house, Steven practiced for 15 years at international law firms (Jones Day, Gibson Dunn, Dentons), handling complex patent litigation in venues including the Eastern District of Texas, District of Delaware, and U.S. International Trade Commission.  He received recognition in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America, and has appeared on Bloomberg TV and been quoted in publications such as IAM, IPWatchdog, Corporate Counsel, and Managing IP.  Steven has appeared as counsel of record in more than 160 patent-litigation cases and has managed more than 70 cases for Huawei, including FRAND patent-licensing disputes and trade-secret matters.  Steven’s current focus is patent licensing, and he has been involved in multiple 8- and 9-figure deals. A native of Oklahoma, Steven is a graduate of Baylor University and the University of Virginia School of Law.  He is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 9 on Patent Damages & Remedies. Steven is a proponent of using data analytics in litigation management and lectures on that subject at Baylor Law School.