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 ...›

May 26, 2020MoFo Diversity

Meet MoFo’s Patent Counseling & Prosecution Lawyers: Christopher Gloria

Christopher Gloria is a corporate-patent associate in MoFo’s Northern Virginia office. Christopher’s practice concentrates on domestic and international patent prosecution, IP due diligence, and IP litigation support including patent infringement and validity determinations. As part of the Diverse in Practice series, we asked Christopher about working cross-functionally with the Patent Counseling & Prosecution Group, and ...›

May 21, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Lawyers Mentor Law Students in a Lawyers Without Borders Challenge to Raise Wildlife Crimes Awareness

Morrison & Foerster London partner Caroline Jury and associates Amber Pledge and James Colautti recently mentored Durham University law students participating in the Lawyers Without Borders (LWOB) 6th Annual Rule of Law Innovation Challenge (ROLIC). LWOB invited students participating in the competition to create learning mechanisms for one of its program areas: Human Trafficking, Wildlife ...›

May 14, 2020MoFo Diversity, MoFo Women

Partner Spotlight: Jina Choi

Jina Choi is a partner in MoFo’s San Francisco office and is a member of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. With her one-of-a-kind skillset, Jina represents public and pre-IPO companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, boards of directors, audit and special committees and individuals in internal investigations, SEC and other government investigations, ...›

May 11, 2020MoFo Diversity

Faces of MoFo: Eric Lin

Editors’ Note: In the latest installment of our ongoing Faces of MoFo series, New York associate Eric Lin shares his unique path to MoFo. My journey to MoFo was in no way predictable or conventional. I was born in Lexington, Kentucky to Taiwanese immigrants, and didn’t live anywhere else until I moved nearly 2,500 miles ...›

May 7, 2020MoFo Pro Bono

MoFo Partners with Nonprofit Created to Combat COVID-19

MoFo has taken an especially proactive role in the fight against COVID-19, with, for example, contributions by the Morrison & Foerster Foundation, partners, and employees exceeding $200,000 as of the day of this blog post’s publication. But Boston-based Technology Transactions Group partner Matt Karlyn’s involvement with a rapidly-growing (and now the largest) grassroots movement committed ...›

May 5, 2020MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About San Francisco Partner Christine Wong

Christine Wong, the San Francisco-based co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group, knows what makes investigators tick. For more than seven years during her pre-MoFo career, she worked as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of California, learning how to—in her words—“ask ...›

April 29, 2020MoFo Women

MoFo Women Spotlight: Julie O’Neill and Beth Tunstall

Editors’ Note: MoFo’s Women’s Strategy Committee (WSC) comprises both male and female partners and associates who strive to foster women attorneys’ development and professional success. In a recent program hosted by the WSC, Boston-based finance associate Maria Strickland interviewed privacy partner Julie O’Neill and finance partner Beth Tunstall. In these excerpts, Julie and Beth discuss ...›

April 16, 2020MoFo Women

Women of Influence: Five Things You Should Know About San Francisco Partner Stacey Sprenkel

Stacey Sprenkel leads Morrison & Foerster’s Global Ethics and Compliance practice and is a member of the firm’s global anti-corruption team. Stacey regularly assists clients with global risk assessments, conducting anti-corruption and compliance focused due diligence in connection with acquisitions and other transactions, and provides day-to-day counseling on a broad range of compliance issues. Stacey ...›