Senior associate general counsel, IP
Gretchen Stroud has served as senior associate general counsel, IP, at Gilead Sciences since 2008. She manages Gilead’s trademark and brand protection department, with responsibilities for the company’s non-proprietary naming process and global trademark portfolio, including trademark clearance, prosecution and maintenance. Stroud advises on domain name issues, including a generic top-level domain (gTLD) defensive strategy and handles copyright matters and anti-counterfeiting. Stroud is active with the Intellectual Property Owners Association. For the past two years, Stroud has facilitated a circles group through the Women@Gilead Employee Resource Group. Stroud previously worked at Cooley for 19 years.