Kirti Gupta is a seasoned economist, engineer, and industry expert with around 20 years of Fortune 500 industry experience in diverse roles spanning engineering, litigation, and policy. She serves as vice president and chief economist at Qualcomm, providing economic analysis and thought leadership on global technology, intellectual property (IP), and antitrust economic policy issues in collaboration with business stakeholders and a global network of experts, economists, lawyers, and policymakers. She has been involved in various antitrust and IP litigation cases and in various strategic IP management initiatives. She is a co-founder and executive director of the IPLeadershIP platform, which convenes timely dialogues on IP and antitrust policy issues on a regular basis. Previously, she spent over a decade as a wireless engineering and R&D expert with experience in various standards bodies focused on the 3G and 4G technologies that power billions of mobile devices today. She is a co‐inventor of over 40 patents in the field of wireless communications and has published in various policy, law, and economics journals. Dr. Gupta holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego.
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CSIS Renewing American Innovation Celebrates World IP Day
Event by Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) , Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) , Andrei Iancu , John J. Hamre , Kirti Gupta , Kathleen O'Malley , and Judge Paul Michel (Ret.) — April 27, 2023
U.S. Technological Leadership and Patents: What Can the Data Tell Us?
Event by Andrei Iancu and Kirti Gupta — August 30, 2022
Renewing U.S. Leadership in Standards
Commentary by Walter G. Copan and Kirti Gupta — June 13, 2022
For ‘Patent Wars’ Alarmists, Time to Make Peace with the Empirical Data
Commentary by Kirti Gupta and David J. Kappos — November 5, 2021
Intellectual Property versus Big Tech Platforms: The IP-Antitrust Paradox
Commentary by Kirti Gupta — September 28, 2021
U.S. Innovation Competitiveness Summit
Event by Andrei Iancu , Walter G. Copan , Kirti Gupta , John J. Hamre , and Orin Herskowitz — September 13, 2021
Economic Growth in a Digital Economy: The Role of Intellectual Property and Innovation
Commentary by Kirti Gupta — May 19, 2021