Vice President of the Patent Group at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Idris McKelvey is vice president of the patent group at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in New York City. He is responsible for the Estée Lauder Companies' global patent strategy, including patent procurement, freedom to operate, litigation, agreements, client counseling, and education. He leads a team of patent practitioners, and patent support staff, who work diligently to mitigate risk and maximize competitive advantage through strong IP support. McKelvey earned his law degree at Howard University School of Law.