Norton Rose Fulbright Continues Growth in California with San Francisco IP Partner | News


San Francisco, 01 Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that intellectual property and technology litigator Yitai Hu has joined its San Francisco office as a partner. Hu and his experience advising clients on complex legal matters involving technology litigation, protection and transactions will enhance both Norton Rose Fulbright’s nationally recognized intellectual property practice and its rapidly expanding capabilities. on the West Coast, with the company growing its partnership in California by nearly 40% over the past two years.

As an internationally renowned intellectual property litigator, Hu has handled more than 150 cases in US district and state courts regarding patent, trade secret and licensing disputes. He also has extensive experience in Section 337 investigations before the United States International Trade Commission, where he conducted more than 20 investigations, including 15 as lead counsel. Although his practice focuses on technology and intellectual property litigation, Hu regularly advises clients on matters relating to transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance issues.

Jeff Cody, US Managing Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright, said:

“Northern California is synonymous with innovation, and Yitai has earned a reputation as a leader in this field. We have prioritized California growth and our customers will benefit from Yitai’s perspective.

Jim Repass, US Head of Intellectual Property at Norton Rose Fulbright, said:

“With nearly 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, Yitai has valuable knowledge that our clients will appreciate. We look forward to collaborating with Yitai on sophisticated intellectual property matters involving cutting-edge technology. »

Hu, whose career includes securing over $100 million in patent licensing fees for clients, said:

“I am delighted to join Norton Rose Fulbright, especially its renowned intellectual property practice. My representation of technology companies in the United States and internationally on complex matters makes this prestigious firm with its global resources an ideal partner.

Hu has experience in several patent cases in judicial and administrative proceedings taking place outside of the United States. He has assisted clients in the United States and Asia in intellectual property theft and misappropriation cases, as well as cases involving licensing, contracts, technology transfers and commercial litigation.

Educated in California and the District of Columbia, Hu received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kansas.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright provides the world’s largest corporations and financial institutions with comprehensive business law services. With over 4,000 attorneys and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East, Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in over from 50 cities around the world, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg.

Norton Rose Fulbright is recognized for its industrial focus in all key sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure and resources; transport; Technology; life sciences and health care; and consumer markets. Through its Global Risk Advisory Group, the firm leverages its industry experience and knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical risk solutions. legal and regulatory issues facing their activities.

Operating in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, Norton Rose Fulbright aims to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain this level of quality at every touchpoint. .

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