Mark Snyder
Vice President and Patent Counsel, Qualcomm; San Diego, Calif., United States

Mark Snyder is a Qualcomm Vice President and Patent Counsel. He joined Qualcomm Incorporated in 2008 and has represented the company in numerous intellectual property and licensing-related disputes.  Currently, he is responsible for the coordination of patent policy and advocacy efforts. 

Mr. Snyder earned his engineering degree from the University of Rochester and his law and M.B.A. degrees from Boston College Law School and the Boston College Carroll School of Management.  He has been a registered patent attorney since 1993, and is admitted to the bars of California, Colorado (inactive) and the District of Columbia.  Prior to working at Qualcomm, Mr. Snyder 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 prosecution, licensing and litigation matters.