Corey Salsberg


Corey Salsberg is Vice President and Global Head of IP Affairs for Novartis, one of the world’s leading innovative biopharmaceutical companies.  He also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association, and as a Board Member of California Lawyers for the Arts and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).

A graduate of Stanford Law School and Yale University, Mr. Salsberg is a seasoned attorney with over two decades of legal, policy and advocacy experience.  He is one of the founders of the Inventors Assistance Program, a WIPO-WEF initiative that supports under-resourced inventors through pro bono services; Pat-INFORMED, a global database of medicine-related patent information; and the IP PACT, a groundbreaking set of principles that sets forth the patient-centric approach to IP shared by its signatories.

A recognized thought leader and frequent contributor around the world, Mr. Salsberg has testified before the United States Senate; has appeared before WIPO, the WHO, UN High-Level panels, and US and other national government bodies and agencies; and frequently appears in a variety of print and online media.