Zheng Liu joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation groups. She regularly advises and represents clients in technology industries on a range of legal issues, particularly in intellectual property, technology law, commercial disputes, data privacy, product liability, and international trade. Zheng’s practice concentrates on Chinese technology companies and the issues they face in doing business outside of China; her Chinese clients include DJI, Tencent, Foxit, OPPO, UCWeb, and Ubtech. Before joining Rimon, she was at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP where she established and led Orrick’s Drone & UAV practice. With a background in both biology and physics, her experience covers a variety of industries, including UAVs, internet, telecommunications, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical devices. (more…)

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Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that Esha Bandyopadhyay and Nimalka Wickramasekera have joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice as partners in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices, respectively. Esha joins the firm from Turner Boyd and Nimalka from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she and Esha previously worked together. (more…)

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Orrick announced today that L. Scott Oliver has joined the firm, adding another seasoned first-chair trial lawyer to Orrick’s top-ranking IP bench. Scott, who joins from K&L Gates, will be based in Orrick’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Goodwin, a leading Global 50 law firm, announced today that Jason Vollbracht has joined its Tax Group as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. Vollbracht joins Goodwin from Simpson Thacher, where he served as counsel in its tax department. (more…)

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Matt Poppe joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. His litigation experience spans a wide range of patent, other intellectual property, and commercial cases. Key clients include Varian Medical Systems, Dell EMC, eBay, Baidu, and Brocade. He has also represented a variety of Asia-based clients in U.S. litigation arising out of troubled business relationships. (more…)

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Terry Ahearn and Stuart Bartow have joined the Silicon Valley office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP to lead the firm’s growing Intellectual Property practice group in Northern California. (more…)

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Catharina Min has joined Covington as a partner in its Corporate practice in Silicon Valley. Recently named among the “Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Technology” by the National Diversity Council, Ms. Min handles a range of transactions for U.S. and international technology companies, including M&A, private financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, corporate partnering, and securities offerings. She also represents early stage companies in general corporate matters and venture capital financings. In addition, she assists companies based in Korea and elsewhere in Asia with their U.S. business law needs. (more…)

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Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that prominent technology patent litigator, Kathi Vidal, will join the firm as managing partner of its Silicon Valley office and will be proposed as a member of its firmwide Executive Committee. (more…)

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Wendy Huang Waszmer has joined the firm’s antitrust practice as a partner in the New York office. Waszmer was previously a litigation partner in the New York office of King & Spalding.

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Wendy Huang Waszmer has joined the firm’s antitrust practice as a partner in the New York office. Waszmer was previously a litigation partner in the New York office of King & Spalding. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announces the addition of Michael Heafey to its Intellectual Property practice as a partner in the San Francisco office. Heafey joins Troutman Sanders from King & Spalding’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Pillsbury today announced the addition of prominent litigator David Lisi, who joins the firm’s Silicon Valley office as a partner. Well-known for his work representing technology and cyber-focused companies, Lisi’s addition expands Pillsbury’s litigation capabilities in Silicon Valley, where the firm has long offered a full line of sophisticated corporate legal services. He comes to the firm from Greenberg Traurig. (more…)

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