Jannie K. Lau
JANNIE K. LAU is InterDigital’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, responsible for managing the company’s legal and government affairs functions.
Ms. Lau joined InterDigital in 2008 as Associate General Counsel, and was promoted to Deputy General Counsel in 2010. She was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in October 2012 and assumed responsibility for oversight of the company’s intellectual property litigation and management of its intellectual property assets at the end of 2015. Prior to joining InterDigital, Ms. Lau served as securities and transactional counsel at IKON Office Solutions, Inc., then a Fortune® 500 document management solutions company. Before beginning her in-house career, she was an associate at leading global law firms in New York and Boston, where she represented public and pre-IPO companies as well as private equity and venture capital funds. Ms. Lau serves on the board of directors of Jobs for Delaware Graduates, the board of trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Comcast NBCUniversal Joint Diversity Advisory Council. She is also a past member of the board of directors of the Delaware Children’s Museum, the Greater Philadelphia Area board of directors of the American Cancer Society, the board of directors of DELVACCA, the Delaware Valley chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the executive committee of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Lau earned a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a bachelor's degree in English and comparative literature from Columbia University.