Chief Executive Officer, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.

Ray Millien oversees the firm’s operations and has been named one of the “World’s 300 Leading IP Strategists” by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine. Previously, he served as Chief IP Officer at Volvo Car Corporation and CEO of Volvo Cars Ventures. Outside of the office, Ray is also a lecturer and published author, has served on many boards of directors, and is involved in several organizations that promote cultural expression and the arts

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Ray created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Ray's pledge here

Harness IP's Diversity & Inclusion Committee seeks out opportunities to attract diverse talent to the firm and promote a supportive environment within it. The firm also offers a Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship for law students; organizes and sponsors a variety of events to promote diversity in IP fields, such as their IP Innovation Diversity Sprint Event; and is actively pursuing Midsize Mansfield Rule certification.

Joined LCLD 2021

Fellows Program
Fellows Nominated:
2022: Alex Chang

Pathfinders Program                                                                                              Pathfinders Nominated:                                                                                            2022: Jewell Briggs, Jennifer Turchyn


Leadership Summit (2021)

Member: Raymond V. Millien

Diversity Professional: Leanne Rakers, Lisabeth Coakley

Communications: Alona Gordon