Effective October 1, 2012, QUALCOMM Incorporated completed a corporate reorganization in which the assets of certain of its businesses and groups, as well as the stock of certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries, were contributed to Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Learn more about these changes

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Sean Murphy

Vice President & Counsel

Based in San Diego, Mr. Murphy manages QUALCOMM's international public policy agenda on a range issues, including international trade, technology policy, competition and innovation, and intellectual property. In addition to maintaining and strengthening QUALCOMM's relationships with branches of the United States and foreign governments, he often represents the company before industry associations and multilateral institutions, such as the United Nations, World Trade Organization (WTO), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank.

Before joining QUALCOMM in October 2001, Mr. Murphy practiced international trade and regulatory law as Senior International Trade Adviser in the Washington, D.C. office of Mayer, Brown & Platt. In this capacity, he counseled clients on market access, inter¬national trade policy and negotiations, and commercial transactions.

Prior to his legal practice, Mr. Murphy worked for seven years (1993-2000) in various positions at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), in the Executive Office of the President.

Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Cali¬fornia, Santa Barbara, a Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the California, District of Columbia, Court of International Trade and Federal Communications bar associations. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on several boards and advisory councils, including the U.S.-Republic of Taiwan Business Council, the U.S. Telecommunications Training Institute, the U.S.-China Information Technology Office (Beijing), and the European Institute.