Speaker Bios

David Jones

David Jones

David W. Jones is the Assistant General Counsel for intellectual property policy at Microsoft.  Prior to joining Microsoft in 2007, David worked as a counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, where he was responsible for intellectual property and antitrust matters, serving in various positions including Chief Antitrust Counsel for the Judiciary Committee and Counsel to the Intellectual Property Subcommittee.  David received his legal education at the University of Virginia School of Law, and completed two appellate clerkships, one with Judge Will Garwood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the other with Judge Sharon Prost of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  David began his career in the Regulatory and Appellate Litigation practice group at Sidley & Austin in Washington DC, where he worked primarily on matters involving telecommunication and internet law.