Sonia Cooper

Assistant General Counsel, Open Innovation Team at Microsoft and Vice President IP Federation

Sonia Cooper is an assistant general counsel in Microsoft’s intellectual property group and leads IP policy globally for the open innovation team, working with Microsoft Research in Cambridge. She has represented Microsoft on the Council of the IP Federation since 2017 and chairs the IP Federation data & copyright committee. 

Sonia is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and European patent attorney. She specialises in the fields of software, artificial intelligence and telecommunications and has degrees from the University of Bristol, Queen Mary University of London and a graduate diploma in law from the University of Law.