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Ms. Sharon Barner R.

Vice President and General Counsel

Cummins Inc

Direct Phone: (317) ***-****       

Email: s***@***.com

Cummins Inc

500 Jackson Street

Columbus, Indiana 47201

United States

Company Description

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emi... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Partner

Foley & Lardner LLP

Vice President - General Counsel

U.S. Department of Commerce

Affiliations

Board Member
WALKER INNOVATION INC.

Advisory Board Member
PTO Patent Practice

Deputy Under Secretary
Commercefor Intellectual Property

Member
Illinois State Bar Association

Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce
IP.com Inc

Co-Chair of the Section of the Intellectual Property Committee On Patent System Policy Planning
Management Committee

Board Member
La Rabida Children's Hospital

Education



University of Michigan Law School

Bachelor of Science degree

Syracuse University

J.D.

The University of Michigan

J.D.

University of Michigan Law School

bachelor’s degree
psychology
Syracuse University

law degree

University of Michigan

law degree

University of Michigan Law School

science degree

Web References (194 Total References)


Cummins.com > 2013 News Releases

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After the Supreme Court issued its rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8, Sharon Barner, Vice President and General Counsel for Cummins Inc., said the following: "Doing things the right way and embracing diversity are core Cummins values.


Cummins.com > 2012 News Releases

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The corrected release reads: BARNER JOINS CUMMINS AS VICE PRESIDENT - GENERAL COUNSEL Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) announced today that Sharon R. Barner, formerly a top official in the U.S. Department of Commerce and a leading expert on intellectual property, has joined the Company as its Vice President - General Counsel. Ba... Printer Friendly Version

01/31/12 Barner Joins Cummins as Vice President - General Counsel
COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2012-- Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) announced today that Sharon R. Barner, formerly a top official in the U.S. Department of Commerce and a leading expert on intellectual property, has joined the Company as its Vice President - General Counsel. Barner served as Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from 2009 to 2011. Last year, she returned to private practice at the law firm...


Board of Directors | Walker Innovation

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Sharon Barner Director

Sharon Barner, Director, has been Vice President, General Counsel, of Cummins Inc. since January 30, 2012. Prior to joining Cummins, Sharon was the Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office from 2009 through 2011. From 1996 to 2009 she was an attorney and partner with the international law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP where, among other positions, she chaired the Intellectual Property Department and the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. She was also a member of the Executive Management Committee for the firm from 2003 through 2009.
Sharon was named as one of "The 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America" by The National Law Journal (May 2008). Sharon was also named to the list of the top 50 women "Super Lawyers" in Illinois in 2006-2011 by Law & Politics Media, Inc. for intellectual property litigation work (2005-2011). She was also named top Intellectual Property Lawyer in Black Enterprise Magazine in November, 2003, and top Intellectual Property Lawyer in Diversity and the Bar in May/June, 2003. Other accolades include "Patent Plums: Who's Enforcing the Most Important Patents" IP Law & Business (August 2001), and she was featured and profiled in a 2008 story entitled "The IP Wild West: Sharon Barner Takes on China," Crain's Chicago. From 2007 through 2009, Sharon served on the Board of Directors for La Rabida Children's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois; and has been the Chair of the Conflicts Committee since May 2012. In 1979, Sharon received Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and in Psychology from Syracuse University and she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in 1982.


Sharon Barner, Director, has ...

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Sharon Barner, Director, has been Vice President, General Counsel, of Cummins Inc. (NYSE;CMI) since January 30, 2012. Prior to joining Cummins, Sharon was the Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office from 2009 through 2011. From 1996 to 2009 she was an attorney and partner with the international law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP where, among other positions, she chaired the Intellectual Property Department and the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. She was also a member of the Executive Management Committee for the firm from 2003 through 2009. Ms. Barner was named as one of ''The 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America'' by The National Law Journal (May 2008). Ms. Barner was also named to the list of the top 50 women ''Super Lawyers'' in Illinois in 2006 − 2011 by Law & Politics Media, Inc. for intellectual property litigation work (2005 − 2011). She was also named top Intellectual Property Lawyer in Black Enterprise Magazine in November, 2003, and top Intellectual Property Lawyer in Diversity and the Bar in May/June, 2003. Other accolades include ''Patent Plums: Who's Enforcing the Most Important Patents'' IP Law & Business (August 2001), and she was featured and profiled in a 2008 story entitled ''The IP Wild West: Sharon Barner Takes on China,'' Crain's Chicago. From 2007 through 2009, Ms. Barner served on the Board of Directors for La Rabida Children's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois; and has been the Chair of the Conflicts Committee since May 2012. In 1979, Ms. Barner received bachelor of science degrees in Political Science and in Psychology from Syracuse University and she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in 1982.


Cummins.com > Leadership Team

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Sharon Barner Vice President and General Counsel

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