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Elaine Chow

Elaine Chow

Bilingual IP Advisor to Tech Companies

San Francisco
Licensed in
CA, Patent Bar
Georgetown University Law Center
I am a Chambers-rated IP attorney and former AmLaw 100 partner who advises clients on high-stakes patent litigation as well as on licensing, strategy, portfolio management and privacy. I am registered to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office.

I have litigated patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and complex commercial matters (including contract disputes and class actions), and my clients have included Fortune 500 companies and pre-IPO startups, in technologies such as smartphones, computer hardware and software, semiconductors, gaming, video, Internet and medical devices. I have drafted, negotiated and negotiated
… read more licenses, NDA and settlement agreements.
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Warren Lex LLP


Aug 2017 - Aug 2018

Develop case strategies and advise clients on likely outcomes in patent and trade secret disputes involving smartphone, tablet and computer software. Prepare and defend corporate witnesses in Mandarin Chinese for depositions in Taiwan. Mentor, advise and provide feedback to junior associates on work product.

Aug 2017 - Aug 2018

Jindo Productions


Mar 2015 - Aug 2017

Advise clients on litigation strategy and budgeting, with a focus on IP matters.

Mar 2015 - Aug 2017

K&L Gates


Mar 2007 - Feb 2015

I advised on IP matters, with a focus on patent litigation, although my experience also included trade secret, trademark and copyright disputes. I drafted, analyzed and negotiated agreements, including patent and technology licenses, NDAs and settlement agreements. I also advised clients on portfolio management, including prosecution and acquisitions, and conducted IP due diligence.

Mar 2007 - Feb 2015

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