P. Michael Walker is Vice President and Assistant General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel in DuPont Legal. He began his legal career in a private law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1986 and joined DuPont in October 1990. As Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Mr. Walker has global responsibility for legal policy matters related to DuPont patents, trademarks and other intellectual property.
Mr. Walker received a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University and his J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Walker serves on the board of the Intellectual Property Owners organization and is a trustee of the American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation. In 2009, Mr. Walker was elected president of the Association of Corporate Councel (ACPC). He is active in other professional organizations including the American Corporate Counsel Association, and the American Intellectual Property Association.