Speaker Profile

Lee Tiedrich
Partner / Covington & Burling LLP

Lee J. Tiedrich brings together an undergraduate education in electrical engineering and over 25 years of legal experience to counsel clients on a broad range of intellectual property and technology transactions matters. She co-chairs Covington's global, multidisciplinary artificial intelligence (AI) initiative. Ms. Tiedrich has been recognized in Legal 500 as a leading lawyer for patent licensing and transactions and has been recommended for her “ability to identify critical issues” and her “extremely strong work ethic.” She is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and serves on the Board of Visitors of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering. Lee has guided clients through intellectual property and technology matters arising in numerous mergers and acquisitions, investment transactions, joint ventures and securities offerings. Ms. Tiedrich has extensive experience negotiating complex intellectual property issues and her work spans several industries, including e-health, financial technology and financial services, “big data and analytics,” communications and media, life sciences, consumer products, autonomous vehicles/mobility and energy. She has experience counseling both private and public companies, as well as private equity and venture capital firms in their investments. Lee has written and spoken on topics such as AI, global innovation, “big data” and more