Suzanne Munck is Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property for the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Deputy Director of its Office of Policy Planning. Ms. Munck frequently speaks about policy issues involving standard setting, patent assertion entities, and other issues at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property. Ms. Munck also has significant experience litigating patent issues that arise during the FTC’s enforcement efforts, particularly in the ICT and healthcare sectors. She has received the Commission’s Paul Rand Dixon and Janet D. Steiger awards. Before joining the FTC, Ms. Munck was a patent and antitrust litigator in Los Angeles. She received her BA in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College and her JD from the University of Minnesota Law School.