January 4, 2017 – Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP announced that Khue V. Hoang has joined the firm as partner in the New York office. Khue is an intellectual property and technology lawyer who advises clients on a broad range of patent litigation and licensing matters. She joins Hughes Hubbard from Ropes & Gray.

Khue has extensive 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.

“Khue spent years working on complex engineering and design projects, and she has leveraged that experience to deliver tremendous value to her legal clients,” said Ted Mayer, managing partner of Hughes Hubbard. “Particularly when you are dealing with technology patents and complex IP issues, it’s incredibly helpful to have an engineer at the table.”

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. She has served as lead, co-lead and co-counsel on several  matters before U.S. District Courts, the International Trade Commission, the Patent Trademark Appeals Board, and arbitration tribunals on technologies including telecommunication standards, medical devices, textiles, microelectronics, online security software, data processing and storage, and cloud computing. Khue also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.

“I am thrilled to join Hughes Hubbard, and it feels like the right place to grow my practice,” said Khue. “I am especially optimistic about the incredibly talented team with whom I’ll be working.”

Khue received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Irvine, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of California, San Diego. She received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award.