Kelsey Milman serves as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel and Chief IP Counsel for Caterpillar Inc. In this role, she manages Caterpillar's worldwide Intellectual Property practice, with offices in the US, UK, Germany, China, Japan, and India. In addition, Ms. Milman leads the Legal M&A and Legal Operations teams. Ms. Milman has previously served in several leadership roles within Caterpillar, including managing the North America patent organization, the Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Office, based in Beijing, and the Trademark and Design Section. Ms. Milman is active in the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) Association, currently serving on the board of directors. She is also a member of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel (ACPC), serving on the executive committee.