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Curt Rose

2012_Rose_largerCurt Rose
BSEE 1981, Electrical and Computer Engineering
BA 1982, Interpersonal Communication
JD 1988, George Washington School of Law
Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Hewlett Packard Co.
Corvallis, Oregon


Curtis Rose is a Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in HP’s Legal Department, where he leads HP’s Intellectual Property Section.  Curt is based in Corvallis, Oregon, where he has worked for HP since 1993.  Before that, Curt was a Senior Patent Attorney for IBM in Rochester, Minnesota. 

 Curt received his Juris Doctor degree with honors from George Washington University in Washington, DC, which he attended in the evenings while working full time in IBM’s Patent Training Center. 

 Curt is a member of the Board of Directors for the Intellectual Property Owners Association, the Peer to Patent Steering Committee, and EcoPatent Commons.

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