Khue V. Hoang is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Practice group. A former semiconductor engineer, she has nearly 20 years of experience in high-stakes patent litigation, representing leading names in the fields of telecommunications, data storage, consumer electronics, and medical devices, including EMC, LGE, Motorola, RSA Security, and BioTelemetry. Ms. Hoang’s practice also includes trademark and copyright procurement and enforcement, and she routinely counsels clients on intellectual property issues affecting M&A, private equity, and complex business disputes.
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)
Panelist, "Comparing Worldwide Perspectives on Standards-Essential Patents & RAND Licensing & Litigation," Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, September 2018
Panelist, "What's New in the World of Standards-Essential Patents & RAND Licensing, and Implications for Established & Emerging Industries," Practicing Law Institute's Advanced Patent Licensing 2018 Seminar, September 2018
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 Pacific American Women Trial Lawyers,” NAPABA Annual Convention, November 2014
Fellow, David Rockefeller Fellows Program, 2018-2019
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
Partner, Ropes & Gray, 2007-2016
Associate, King & Spalding, 2004-2007
Associate, Fish & Neave, 1999-2004
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems, 1993-1996. Process and product engineer.
Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Louis P. Dell v. AT&T Mobility, LLC et al. (Cal. App. Dep't Super. Ct., 2018) – Argued and won affirmance of summary judgment on behalf of LG Electronics U.S.A. involving breach of warranty claim.
CapitalOne v. RSA Securities (American Arbitration Assoc., 2016) – Co-lead on successful defense of RSA on all claims in breach of contract suit involving an underlying patent infringement suit.
Motorola, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation (W.D. Wa., 2012) – Member of partner team representing Motorola in multi-patent suits in relating to wireless standards essential patents.
In re Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles, Related Software, and Components Thereof (ITC, 2012) – Member of partner team representing Motorola in multi-patent suits in relating to H.264 and 802.11 standards.
Milliken v. Interface et al. (D.S.C., 2004) – Represented Miliken in multi-patent competitor suit involving materials technology in carpet textiles.
Symbol Technologies et al. v. Lemelson Medical Education & Research Foundation (D. Nev., 2004) – Member of team that won landmark ruling on behalf of Symbol Technologies and Cognex Corp. in 14-patent suit relating to machine vision and bar coding technologies.
Purdue Pharma et al. v. Endo Pharma. et al. (S.D.N.Y, 2003) – Supporting associate on patent infringement matter involving generic controlled release oxycodone.
Additional IP Matters
Chemtall v. BASF SE et al. (S.D. Ga., 2018) - Member of partner team representing Chemtall in fraud and unfair practices matter stemming from underlying patent infringement litigation involving polyacrylamides.
BASF Corp. v. SNF Holding Co. (S.D. Tex., 2017): Member of partner team representing SNF in patent infringement claim relating to the manufacture of polyacrylamides.
Sonneman LLC v. eNom et al. (S.D.N.Y., 2017) – Co-lead in successful representation of Sonneman in trademark dispute.
Arvest Bank v. EMC Corporation (D. Mass., 2016): Co-lead representing EMC in breach of contract claim involving an underlying patent infringement suit.
CardioNet LLC v. The ScottCare Corp. (E.D. Pa., 2016): Member of partner team representing CardioNet in a multi-patent litigation involving cardiac detection technology.
CardioNet LLC v. Mednet Technologies (E.D. Pa., 2015): Member of partner team in successful enforcement of CardioNet’s patent portfolio involving cardiac detection technology.
Selene Communication Technologies, LLC v. Rackspace US, Inc. et al. (D. Del., 2015) – co-lead in successful representation of Alert Logic in patent suit involving data intrusion technology.
Parallel Iron LLC v. EMC Corporation (D. Del., 2014) – co-lead in successful defense of EMC on all claims in patent suit involving data storage technology.
In re Certain Television Sets, Television Receivers, Television Tuners, and Components Thereof (ITC, 2014) – Member of partner team representing Samsung in an action involving television tuner technology.
Compression Technology Solutions LLC v. EMC Corporation et al. (N.D. Cal., 2013) – co-lead in successful defense of EMC on all claims in patent suit involving compression technology.
Agranat Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Co. (N.D. Cal., 2013): Co-lead in successful defense of HP in a patent infringement action involving embedded web server technology.
Jongerius Panoramic Technologies, LLC v. Apple Inc. (N.D. Cal., 2012) – Co-lead in successful defense of Apple on all claims in patent infringement action involving mapping technology.
Summit Data Systems, LLC v. EMC Corporation et al. (D. Del., 2011) – Co-lead in successful defense of EMC on all claims in a multi-patent suit related to data storage systems.
Wordcheck Tech, LLC v. Alt-N Technologies, Ltd. et al. (E.D.Tex., 2011) – Lead counsel representing Mimecast in a patent infringement suit related to word checking software.
Realtime Data, LLC d/b/a IXO v. Packeteer, Inc., et al. (E.D.Tex., 2010) – Member of partner team representing Realtime Data in enforcement of patent portfolios relating to data storage, compression, and retrieval.
In re Wireless Communication System Server Software, Wireless Handheld Devices and Battery Packs (ITC, 2010) – Member of partner team representing Motorola in competitor suit relating to cryptographic methods and battery charging technologies.
Millennium, L.P. v. EMC Corporation (D.N.J., 2009) – co-lead in successful defense of EMC in patent-infringement suit relating to ecommerce technology.
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.