Roger P. Kennedy

Fmr. Associate General Counsel for Patents | The Walt Disney Company (Burbank, CA)

Roger Kennedy was the Associate General Counsel for Patents at The Walt Disney Company.  As such Roger oversaw patent issues for all of the Disney operating units including the Disney+, Parks, ESPN, ABC, Marvel, Pixar and Lucas.  Before Disney, Roger was the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Trimble Navigation where he was responsible for all the companies’ intellectual property matters.  Trimble provides positioning solutions enabling professionals in engineering and construction, surveying, agriculture, fleet management and field service to be more productive by revolutionizing their work processes.  Prior to joining Trimble Roger was the Chief Patent Counsel for Oracle Corporation the world’s largest enterprise software company, where he was active in the current patent litigation reform effort.  Before Oracle Roger served in a similar role at Lockheed Martin Missile & Space Corporation and practiced patent litigation at Townsend, Townsend and Crew.  Roger graduated from the University of Florida College of Law and holds in undergraduate degree in Optics from the University of Rochester.