Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced that Donald J. Rosenberg has been named executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Rosenberg will be responsible for all legal matters and the Company's legal strategy worldwide. Rosenberg joins Qualcomm from Apple, where he served as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Prior to that, he spent more than 30 years at IBM, where he held numerous positions, including assistant general counsel for litigation, senior vice president and general counsel.
“After an extensive nationwide search, we are very pleased to welcome Don to Qualcomm's executive team,” said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm. “Don is a talented lawyer who will immediately provide valuable insights to our executive and legal teams as he manages and directs the Company's complex worldwide litigation. His highly regarded experience with litigation, intellectual property, securities and antitrust matters, coupled with a familiarity with technology, will be a great asset to the Company.”
Rosenberg received a B.S. in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review. In addition, he was an adjunct professor of law at Pace University School of Law in New York, where he taught courses in intellectual property and antitrust law. He is replacing Lou Lupin who recently resigned his position as executive vice president and general counsel.
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.Qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2007 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to successfully design and have manufactured significant quantities of CDMA components on a timely and profitable basis, the extent and speed to which CDMA is deployed, change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 24, 2006, and most recent Form 10-Q.