Topic Archives: MoFo Diversity

June 18, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Kudos to MoFo Partner Bonnie Lau on Being Named Chair of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Leadership. Action. Results. That is the mission of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD); a mission that Morrison & Foerster Partner Bonnie Lau is eager to sustain and advance in her newest position. Bonnie, who served as chair-elect last year, was officially named chair of LCLD’s Alumni Executive Council at the 2020 Virtual Leadership ...›

June 18, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

MoFo Proud: Susan Gault-Brown

MoFo is proud of our LGBTQ+ lawyers and the contributions that they make to the firm and our communities every month of the year, but Pride Month is an especially exciting time for the firm as we come together to celebrate LGBTQ+ history, culture, and politics. We recently asked Washington, D.C. finance partner Susan Gault-Brown ...›

June 16, 2020MoFo Diversity

MoFo Partner Dario de Martino on the Power of Allyship

Dario de Martino is a partner in our New York office and is a member of our Mergers + Acquisitions Group. He has a wide range of experience representing U.S.-based and global technology, financial services, and healthcare companies with respect to their domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, carve-outs, joint ventures, and other complex private ...›

June 10, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About Palo Alto Partner Colette Reiner Mayer

Colette Reiner Mayer, partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Patent Litigation Group, is one of the many lawyers leading the way for MoFo. Colette’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and arbitration, primarily high‑technology patent and trade secret litigation. She has litigated a wide range of technology‑related cases, from data storage and videoconferencing systems to data ...›

June 4, 2020MoFo Diversity

The Asian Law Caucus: Changing Lives for the Better

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Morrison & Foerster welcomed Aarti Kohli, executive director of the Advancing Justice Asian Law Caucus, to deliver a virtual presentation on the racial and cultural biases that Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans often face, and what her organization is doing to serve API communities and implement ...›

May 26, 2020MoFo Diversity

Diverse in Practice: Patent Counseling & Prosecution

MoFo’s Patent Counseling & Prosecution Group is as diverse as the products and processes whose owners the group represents. The practice group’s approximately 85 members hold a collective 65 Ph.D.s and 100 advanced degrees. Many of the team members are bi- or multi‑lingual. Comprising members who come from a variety of backgrounds and possess deep ...›

May 26, 2020MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Patent Counseling & Prosecution Lawyers: Anita Choi

Anita Choi is a corporate-patent partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses patent prosecution, patent diligence, and patent litigation support across a wide array of technologies. As part of the Diverse in Practice series, we asked Anita about working cross-functionally with the Patent Counseling & Prosecution Group, and how the team’s unique voices ...›

May 26, 2020MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Patent Counseling & Prosecution Lawyers: Jean Nguyen

Jean Nguyen is a corporate-patent associate in MoFo’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on domestic and international patent prosecution. She is a founder and co-leader of the firm’s Life Sciences Data Analytics patent group. As part of the Diverse in Practice series, we asked Jean about working cross-functionally with the Patent Counseling & ...›

May 26, 2020MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Patent Counseling & Prosecution Lawyers: James Mullen

James J. Mullen is a corporate-patent partner in MoFo’s San Diego office. James combines his scientific experience with his legal training in his practice to craft commercially relevant solutions for his clients’ intellectual property challenges. He is the founder and head of MoFo’s Antibody Patent Group and leads the Patent Group in the San Diego ...›