Gina Vetere serves the Entertainment Software Association as Senior Vice President, General Counsel. Prior to the ESA, Vetere was counsel at the noted firm Covington & Burling. There, she advised clients on the development and implementation of comprehensive global strategies, including coalition building, third-party engagement, and government advocacy and message development to address international trade and regulatory policy priorities.
A recognized leader in law and policy, Vetere has years of experience providing legal and strategic advice at Covington on international trade and global policy matters. She counseled clients on the negotiation, implementation, and enforcement of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, including in the areas of intellectual property, market access, regulatory trade barriers, online commerce, competition, and investment.
Vetere joined Covington after serving as executive director for international IP at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC), where she led industry efforts to promote the protection and enforcement of IP rights overseas. At the GIPC, she also served as co-chair of the U.S. Business Coalition for the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) IP working group. She is also a former Director for Intellectual Property and Innovation at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy USTR.