Brett Alten

SolarCity Corp., Director

Brett Alten is currently the Deputy General Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property at SolarCity Corp. Previously he served as Head of Intellectual Property at Dropbox and Director of Patent Enforcement and Director of Patent Development at Apple. Before that, Brett was with Morrison & Foerster in Tokyo, focusing primarily on patent litigation, adversarial licensing, strategy, and counseling. Previously, he was with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner in Washington DC and at Fish & Neave in New York City. Brett received a Ph.D. in physics, and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana, where he taught physics and started a vocational school.