Associate Vice President and Counsel for Government Relations and Public Policy, Association of American Universities
Kate Hudson serves as the Associate Vice President and Counsel for Policy and Federal Relations, her portfolio includes intellectual property, technology transfer, open and public access, data privacy, and copyright issues. In addition, she supports AAU’s policy and federal relations work in areas that require legal expertise, such as tax issues related to research, labor and employment, research security policy, higher education Title IX issues, and other regulatory matters important to America’s leading research universities. Kate also leads AAU’s General Counsels (GC) constituent group and Intellectual Property & Tech Transfer Task Force. She is a former federal agency attorney, serving at the Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and the U.S. General Services Administration as senior counsel.