Inger Eckert, Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property, International Paper Company
Inger H. Eckert is the Chief Counsel of International Paper Company with global accountability for the strategic acquisition, management, licensing and enforcement of the company’s intellectual property as well as legal advisor to the Company’s Technology organization. Prior to joining International Paper, Ms. Eckert was with Owens Corning where she served in a similar role as Director of Intellectual Property for over ten years. Her legal career began in the Office of General Counsel at Ford Motor Company after having worked as a product test and design engineer in Ford’s Electronics Division. Ms. Eckert is the current President of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel and serves on the Board of Directors of National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation.