Panelist Profile


Mark Snyder

Qualcomm Incorporated, Senior Vice-President (US)


Mark Snyder is a Qualcomm Senior Vice President, Patent Counsel and head of Qualcomm’s litigation group.   Mark joined Qualcomm Incorporated in 2008 and has represented the company in intellectual property, competition law, regulatory and licensing-related disputes.  He is also responsible for the coordination of patent policy and advocacy efforts.  He has authored numerous published papers and has frequently been a keynote speaker and panelist on global intellectual property, regulatory and litigation-related issues.  Mark earned his engineering degree from the University of Rochester, and his Juris Doctor and M.B.A. degrees from Boston College Law School and the Boston College Carroll School of Management.  He is admitted to the bars of California, Colorado (inactive), the District of Columbia and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Prior to working at Qualcomm, Mark worked in both law firms and as in-house counsel, most recently for Kyocera Wireless Corp., where he managed the intellectual property group with responsibility for all patent prosecution, licensing and litigation matters.