Evelyn Chen

Incoming President and Incoming Chair


Evelyn is a Senior Counsel in Ericsson’s IP Rights & Licensing group. In her role, Evelyn supports Ericsson’s patent licensing policies and practices for its industry-leading portfolio of over 49,000 patents. Before joining Ericsson, Evelyn was a patent litigator and prosecutor at Sidley Austin LLP, representing both national and international clients. She also clerked for the Honorable David Folsom in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Evelyn has an Electrical Engineering degree and a law degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to attending law school, Evelyn worked as a registered patent agent for several years, prosecuting patents in a wide-range of technologies ranging from telecommunications to biomedical instrumentation. Evelyn is currently serving as a member of the LES Standards Board.