Krish Gupta

APAICS Board Member

Krish is Senior Vice President, for Litigation and Intellectual Property for Dell.


Krish leads the litigation and intellectual property teams with global responsibility for managing and resolving business and intellectual property litigation and disputes, providing legal support for and developing the company’s policies for patents, trademarks and copyrights, open source and standards, building and managing the patent, trademark and domain portfolios, intellectual property licensing, driving patent and IP policy efforts and IP support for M&A activities and commercial transactions.


Krish serves as President of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel (ACPC), a membership association of Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of businesses operating in the United States. He serves as Treasurer and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Krish also serves on the Board of the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, a global legal association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations. Krish also serves as Trustee for The Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law. Krish is frequently asked to speak at legal events and forums throughout the U.S. In addition, he has also testified three times before congressional committees on patent reform legislation.


Krish holds an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University and a JD from Suffolk University Law School.