Carl W. Battle was Sr. VP & Chief Patent Counsel for GlaxoSmithKline, and managed GSK’s global patent and intellectual property portfolio. He was previously Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Elan Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacia Corp. and Schering-Plough Corp.; Sr. Director of Patent & Trademark Affairs at Novartis Corp.; and Corporate Patent Counsel for Warner-Lambert Co.  Carl received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Dartmouth College and a Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Widener University School of Law. He joined the Healthcare Foundation board in January 2022.