Khue V. Hoang is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Practice group. She has nearly two decades of experience representing clients in patent infringement, patent prosecution and licensing proceedings. A former process and product engineer for Rockwell Semiconductor Systems, Khue brings an understanding of industrial and corporate knowledge that leads to effective and efficient legal solutions for high-stakes litigation and patent enforcement work. EMC, LGE, Motorola, BioTelemetry and other well-known companies in diverse technology areas have relied upon Khue to conduct complex litigation and implement effective licensing strategies in numerous marketplaces. Khue also handles trademark and copyright procurement and enforcement.
Partner, Ropes & Gray, 2007-2016
Associate, King & Spalding, 2004-2007
Associate, Fish & Neave, 1999-2004
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems, 1993-1996. Process and product engineer.
Cited, “CardioNet Wins $1 Million in Fees After MedTel Found in Contempt,” Law360 (February 2, 2016)
Cited, “MedTel Found In Contempt Again In Heart Monitor IP Fight,” Law360 (November 25, 2015)
Cited, “MedTel24 In Contempt Of Heart Monitor Patent Order,” Law360 (October 6, 2015)
Moderator, "Into the TC Heartland of Recent Supreme Court Decisions," NAPABA National Convention, November 2017
Chair, “Sorry, I Thought You Were the Interpreter: When It’s the Lawyers Who Are Being Profiled,” NAPABA Annual Convention, November 2015
Moderator, “The A Team! Courtroom Strategies of Top Asian PacificAmerican Women Trial Lawyers,” NAPABA Annual Convention, November 2014
Member, American Bar Association
Member, California Bar Association
Member, New York Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
Member, New York City Bar—Patents Committee (2011, 2012)
Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Selected IP Litigations
BASF Corp. v. SNF Holding Co. (S. D. Tex.): Represent SNF in patent infringement claim relating to the manufacture of polyacrylamides.
Arvest Bank v. EMC Corporation (D. Mass.): Represent EMC in breach of contract claim involving an underlying patent infringement suit.
CapitalOne v. EMC Corporation (AAA): Represent EMC in breach of contract claim involving an underlying patent infringement suit.
CardioNet LLC v. The ScottCare Corp. (E.D. Pa.): Represent CardioNet in a multi-patent litigation involving cardiac detection technology.
Defended a major consumer electronics manufacturer before the International Trade Commission (2014) in an action involving television tuner technology.
CardioNet LLC v. Mednet Technologies (E.D. Pa.): Represent CardioNet in a multi-patent litigation involving cardiac detection technology.
Agranat Inc. v. A Leading Global Information Technology Company (N.D. Cal.) 2013: Represented a leading global information technology company in a patent infringement action involving embedded web server technology.
Defended a major consumer electronics company (N.D. Cal. 2012-13) in multiple patent infringement actions involving mapping technology.
Motorola, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation (S.D. Fl., W.D. Wa., ITC) 2011-2012: Represented Motorola in multiple multi-patent suits in relating to wireless handheld devices.
Summit Data Systems, LLC v. EMC Corporation et al. (D. Del.) 2011: Represented EMC in a multi-patent suit related to data storage systems.
Wordcheck Tech, LLC v. Alt-N Technologies, Ltd. et al. (Mimecast) (E.D.Tex.) 2010-2011: Represented Mimecast entities in a patent infringement suit related to word checking software.
Wi-Lan, Inc. v. LG Electronics, et al. (E.D. Tex) 2008-2010: Represented LG Electronics in a multi-patent suit related to various wireless telecommunications protocols.