John W. Kuzin is Vice President and Regulatory Counsel in Qualcomm Incorporated’s Washington DC office. He represents Qualcomm on communications matters before the FCC and on wireless technology issues before other federal and state agencies. His areas of expertise include 5G technology, spectrum policy and new mobile allocations, licensed and unlicensed wireless service regulations, equipment authorization procedures, positioning technologies, unmanned aircraft systems, mobile device accessibility, and energy efficiency regulations. John works closely with Qualcomm’s business and R&D teams to develop and carry out the company’s regulatory strategy.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, John worked at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, DC, representing clients before the FCC and state commissions on a broad collection of wireless and wireline matters. While at Wiley Rein, John also litigated intellectual property and complex technology cases in federal and state courts. Following law school, John worked for the Weil Gotshal & Manges firm in New York City on patent litigation and licensing matters.
In addition to his legal experience, John is an electrical engineer, having worked for six years as a project manager and a senior systems engineer for Bell Communications Research (“Bellcore”) in Morristown, New Jersey. John holds a B.E. in electrical engineering from The Cooper Union, an M.S.E. from Princeton University, and a J.D. from New York University Law School. He also is a registered patent attorney and a Senior Member of the IEEE.