Yann Dietrich

Yann Dietrich

Senior Patent licensing executive & IP counsel

En poste chez Areva T&D

Précédents : LiMo Foundation (London - UK), Intel Corporation (Swindon - UK), France Telecom (Paris - France), Groupe des ecoles des telecommunications (Paris - France), Cabinet GEFIB (Paris - France)


    En résumé

    Over the last 14 years, I contributed to the intellectual property strategy of various companies and international organizations such as France Telecom/Orange or Intel. My most significant achievements are: - The building and development of the Turbo Codes Licensing Program with significant licensing revenues (e.g. license with Qualcomm, Broadcom ...) I also participated to several important licensing efforts such MP3/Sisvel program, Mpeg2 patent pool ... - Influencing most of the IPR policies of telecommunications standards organizations such as ETSI, Open Mobile Alliance or ITU-T with a very influential role during the adoption of voluntary ex-ante disclosure of licensing terms and more recently the Fraunhofer report to the European Commission about IPR & Standards. - Shaping the IPR strategy of various companies/initiatives, for example, IPR strategy model for a division of Schneider Electric, Open innovation & IPR at France Telecom/Orange (Strategic partnerships), EU funded research engagement at Intel - Leading a policy initiative in Europe, being elected the chair of the IPR group of Digital Europe and representing the ICT industry in various IPR discussions such as the EU patent reform - Building the open source compliance in an international consortium: LiMo Foundation now Tizen Association. Truly passionate about intellectual property, I teach IP and licensing in two French universities, and speak in many conferences about IPR and related topics You can also consult my blog: http://ydietrich.wordpress.com


Intellectual Property Legal Director

Chez Areva T&D

De 2009 à aujourd'hui
Reporting to the Vice President Legal/General Counsel and the Senior VP in charge of Innovation and Performance Improvement, my primary responsability is to drive and implement the Intellectual Property strategy of Areva T&D in terms of protection, assertion and licensing with a functional ...
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General Counsel

Chez LiMo Foundation (London - UK)

De 2008 à 2009
Based in UK, reporting to the Executive Director, I created the legal function of this industrial consortium funded by Motorola, NEC, NTT Docomo, Orange, Panasonic, Samsung and Vodafone and now with a membership of more than 50 companies unified to create the first truly open Linux-based operating ...
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EMEA Chief IP counsel

Chez Intel Corporation (Swindon - UK)

De 2005 à 2008
Based in UK (Swindon) I created the IP function in EMEA, responsible for providing support on a wide range of intellectual property matters including patent and technology licensing, R&D agreements and technological partnerships. I managed also the representation of Intel in standards ...
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Head of IP&Technology dept / Group IP legal dept

Chez France Telecom (Paris - France)

De 2000 à 2005
After two years as Licensing counsel, I was promoted as the managing counsel of the team of Licensing counsels (5), reporting myself to the Director of the IPR Division (François Jamet) and the Group IP Legal Director. In addition to the management of the legal support of all IPR activities of ...
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IP legal counsel

Chez Groupe des ecoles des telecommunications (Paris - France)

De 1999 à 2000
Reporting to the Director of Research, my primary responsibility has been to define a protection strategy of all intellectual assets of this R&D public center, and the following of the filing and prosecution of patent application in France and in the world. I was also in charge of the drafting and ...
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Patent & trademark legal counsel

Chez Cabinet GEFIB (Paris - France)

De 1997 à 1999
Recruited as the only lawyer of such firm, I was mainly in charge of the management of a trademark portfolio for pharmaceutical companies as well as supporting various patent licensing and litigation efforts in closed collaboration with patent engineers, and various litigations of trademark. In ...
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  • Juridique
  • Licensing
  • Opensource

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