Diane Gabl Kratz was
honored in 2019 as an IAM 300 World's
Leading IP Strategist. She is currently Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at
Seagate Technology's headquarters in Cupertino, California. Diane leads Seagate’s global trademark
portfolio, developing strategy across 100 countries and combatting
counterfeits. As a USPTO-registered
patent attorney, she also handles all aspects of the patent portfolios for the
Consumer Products and Media business units, advising on strategy, prosecution,
litigation, and IP-related transactions.
A four-time Super Lawyers Rising
Star, Diane was previously in private practice at the Silicon Valley offices of
international law firms Morrison & Foerster LLP and Sidley Austin LLP.
There, she focused on IP litigation in industries such as semiconductors,
software, telecom, consumer electronics, and medical devices.
A well-regarded speaker, Diane
regularly presents at conferences throughout the United States. She has been featured as a guest lecturer at
Stanford University’s Management Science & Engineering Department, the
University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and the Practising
Law Institute (PLI). Diane received her
J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and her bachelor’s degree in
Physics from Cornell University.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Diane.
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