Assistant General Counsel & General Manager of the Legal Dept. of Microsoft’s Asia R&D Group
Dr. Kevin Luo is an Assistant General Counsel of Microsoft and is also the General Manager of the Legal Department of Microsoft’s Asia R&D Group (“ARD”). In addition to be responsible for all legal matters for ARD, he is also responsible for Microsoft China in the areas of cybersecurity law, regulation and policy. ARD, headquartered in Beijing, is Microsoft’s largest R&D group outside the US.
Prior to his current responsibility, Dr. Luo was the General Manager of Government and Corporate Affairs for Microsoft China. Prior to joining Microsoft China, Dr. Luo worked in Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, US from 1999 to 2011, in various capacities including Associate General Counsel for Patents for Microsoft’s Server and Tools Business, Director of IP Licensing, Senior Licensing Counsel, and the lead patent attorney for Windows Division.
Before joining Microsoft in 1999, Dr. Luo was in private law practice with the former law firm of Pennie & Edmonds LLP in New York City.
Dr. Luo holds a J.D. from Fordham University Law School in New York; Ph.D. and M.A. from Columbia University in New York, both in electrical engineering. Dr. Luo graduated from Tsinghua University, Beijing with a B.S. in electrical engineering.罗立凡博士现任微软全球助理法律总顾问、微软亚太研发集团法律事务部总经理。除全面负责微软亚太研发集团法律事务外，罗博士同时也负责网络安全法律、法规、和政策的相关事务。微软亚太研发集团的总部在北京，是微软公司在美国微软总部以外最大的研发中心。
在1999年加入微软之前，罗博士在纽约的Pennie & Edmonds LLP 律师事务所执业。