Jennifer counsels clients
in leveraging technology assets, including patents and product research and
development, to achieve client goals using intellectual property law.
Focusing on clients’ outcomes and purposes, she finds strategies and solutions by
drawing from varied legal tools and experience, including negotiated solutions
in the form of technology and patent license agreements, as well as litigated
outcomes via courts and administrative proceedings. Her cross-border,
multi-cultural business experience involves international technology companies
based in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China, Europe, and the United States. A
registered patent attorney, Jennifer has served as counsel for major
international technology companies, including five years at Hitachi, Ltd.,
resident in its Tokyo headquarters, with over fifteen years of working with
international companies based in the Asia Pacific region.
experience includes negotiating and closing patent license agreements, know-how
license agreements, joint research and development agreements, and advising
senior management on patent strategies, including in licensing-in and
licensing-out contexts involving NPEs and competitors. She has represented
clients in patent disputes before federal courts, including the District of
Delaware, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Supreme
Court, as well as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the International
has represented clients in technical fields such as computer and information
technology, including large scale data storage and virtualization technology
implemented by redundant array of independent disks; advanced high resolution
displays and human-machine interfaces, including TFT-LCDs; and medical devices,
including implanted cardiovascular stents and heart valves. Before practicing
law, in addition to advising companies as an information technology consultant
in computer aided software engineering in Australia and the U.S., Jenifer has
served as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the
field of multimedia and computer graphics.
has also been designated a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)
by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).