John W. Kuzin is Vice President of Spectrum Policy and Regulatory Counsel with Qualcomm Incorporated. John oversees Qualcomm’s global spectrum policy working closely with the company’s regional spectrum leads, business leads, and worldwide R&D teams. He also represents Qualcomm on regulatory matters before the FCC, ISED Canada, and other agencies. His areas of expertise include new spectrum allocations, licensed and unlicensed spectrum regulations, 5G and 6G technology, RF equipment authorization, positioning technologies, Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything, unmanned aircraft systems, and mobile device accessibility.
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 complex technology and intellectual property 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 with Bell Communications Research (“Bellcore”) in Morristown, New Jersey. He 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. John is a registered patent attorney, a patent holder, and a Senior Member of the IEEE.