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IP Law Summer School
August 2023
Downing CollegeCambridge University

Dirk Weiler
Head of Standards Policy at Nokia


Dirk Weiler is Chair of the ETSI Board, ETSI representative to the European Commission's ICT Standardization Multi-Stakeholder Platform, Vice Chair of the German BITKOM Working Group Standardization, member of the CEN-CENELEC-ETSI Joint Presidents' Group and member of the German DIN Presidential Committee FOKUS.ICT.

He is Head of Standards Policy in Nokia, responsible for standardization policy and membership portfolio.

He is a frequent speaker, panellist or moderator in conferences and events on technology, standardization and IPR topics.

Dirk has chaired ETSI’s IPR Special Committee from 2008 – 2018 and ETSI’s General Assembly from 2010-2014.

Until 2006 he has held various management positions in development, research, intellectual property, standardization and marketing in Siemens. Since 1988 he has been working actively in standardization on technical as well as board level in various organizations.

He graduated in 1985 as Diplom-Physiker from the University of Cologne and the Institute of Nuclear research in Jülich, Germany.

Agenda Sessions

  • Open Collaborative Technology development