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Head, Litigation, Americas at Nokia
Ronald Antush is head of litigation for the Americas for the patent business in Nokia, Nokia’s licensing arm. He is responsible for all litigation matters involving Nokia’s industry-leading patent portfolio and other IP-related cases. He is also involved in regulatory, policy and legislative issues. Previously, Mr Antush served in several roles during his career at Nokia, including global head of litigation, global head of IP litigation, head of litigation for the Americas and head of IP rights legal.
Since joining Nokia, Mr Antush has successfully managed numerous multi-jurisdictional and multinational patent, FRAND licensing and antitrust disputes and arbitration campaigns, including against Apple, Qualcomm, Huawei, HTC, Samsung, LG Electronics and Interdigital.
Mr Antush has been recognised as a Corporate IP Star and among the World’s Leading IP Strategists by leading IP publications.
He is actively involved in the Intellectual Property Owners Association (as a member of the Board of Directors), the Federal Circuit Bar Association, the Sedona Conference (as a member of the Steering Committee for working groups 9 and 10) and various Bar associations. He regularly advocates for Nokia’s interests in IP policy matters, such as to members of Congress regarding proposed US patent legislation and regulatory bodies around the world.
Before joining Nokia, Mr Antush was an IP litigator at Jones Day. He received his JD (magna cum laude) from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1990 and his BSc in engineering physics (cum laude) from John Carroll University in 1987.