Earl Nied

Earl Nied

Founder, Veracity IP Consulting
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Earl Nied founded Veracity IP Consulting LLC in 2023. Veracity IP offers strategic planning assistance to clients interested in joining standards development organisations (SDOs), creating SDOs and consortia, and exploring business considerations related to intellectual property rights.

Before forming Veracity IP, Earl was an Intel Corporation US director of IP policy and global director of intellectual property rights matters relating to standards. During his 40+ year tenure at Intel, Earl managed engineering and legal teams and held a director position in Intel’s policy and regulatory affairs group. He was twice recognised with the prestigious Intel Achievement Award.

Throughout his career, Earl established and managed several industry trade associations. In 2022, he served as the president of US*MADE.

Earl serves on the board of directors and Executive Standards Council for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). He chaired ANSI’s Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC) from 2012–2015, participated on the board for 10+ years and received the ANSI Meritorious Service Award in 2009. Over his career, he contributed heavily to the IPR Policies of ANSI, Audio Video Coding Standard Workgroup of China (AVS), China Electronics Standardization Institute CESI, DVB, ECMA International ETSI, JEDEC, IEEE, InfiniBand Trade Association, ITU/ISO/IEC, PCI SIG, USB Developers, and USB Implementers Forum, et al.

Earl continues to advise policymakers of the US, the EU, Japan, the UK, and China.

Please see the website at www.veracity-ip.comfor more information.

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