Biddle Law PC

Standards & Open Source Law

Portland, Oregon USA

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Brad Biddle

Brad founded Biddle Law PC in 2015. His legal practice focuses on facilitating interoperability in technology ecosystems. He serves as outside general counsel for various leading global standards-setting organizations and other technology consortia. He consults on standards, open source software and open hardware matters for organizations ranging from Fortune 100 information technology companies to tier-1 research universities to emerging software and hardware start-ups. Brad formerly was Standards Counsel for Intel Corporation, where he led the SIGs and Standards Practice Group and supported several hundred standards and open source development efforts. Earlier he led Intel's policy engagements with the World Intellectual Property Organization and with the Internet Governance Forum, and was lead counsel for Intel's Systems Technology Lab.

Brad also is currently a Faculty Fellow with Arizona State's Center for Law, Science and Innovation and a Visiting Scholar at Lewis and Clark Law School. His research focuses on standards development methodologies, plus he coordinates a large global research collaboration analyzing patent remedies in connection with complex technology products.

In 2014 Brad founded Open Bike Inc., a social benefit company that is developing an open platform for "smart lock"-based bike sharing. Brad is also currently on the Board of Directors of the Joint Development Foundation. 

Brad began his career as a technology transactions attorney with leading Silicon Valley law firm Cooley LLP, and served a stint as General Counsel and VP of Business Development for Sequoia Capital-funded internet music pioneer MP3.com. He spent a year as a non-residential Fellow at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society. His full CV is available here.