Pan Lee
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After years of designing missile defense and satellite systems, and researching high power GaN amplifiers, thermophotovoltaics, and nanoparticle applications as an electrical engineer in the research and development arm of Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Pan Lee focuses on handling patent litigation for technology companies such as Google, Amazon, Sony, and Autodesk.

He has managed cases in district court, investigations before the International Trade Commission, IPRs and PGRs before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board, and appeals in the Federal Circuit in various technology areas, including wireless communications, video streaming, semiconductor fabrication, mobile applications, and 3D rendering.

In addition to navigating litigation strategies, he counsels clients regarding design-around considerations, patent portfolio management, and coordination of parallel international litigations. Pan has a Master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and was a judicial extern for the Honorable Lucy H. Koh.

Representative Matters

VideoShare v. YouTube et al. 
Obtained judgment of invalidity of all asserted patents involving video processing, affirmed on appeal.

Uniloc Luxembourg S.A. et al. v. Amazon.com et al.
Obtained judgment of invalidity of digital streaming patent; affirmed by Federal Circuit

In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Tablet Computers, and Components Thereof
Obtained initial determination of no violation of all asserted patents against HTC in 337 Investigation on behalf of Intervenor Google.

Eopus v. Dreamworks Animation et al.
Resolved patent litigation involving computer animation software on behalf of multiple defendants.

Boston Univ. v. Lite-On et al. (D. Mass.)
Judgment following rejected Rule 68 offer that was fraction of plaintiff’s settlement demand (plaintiff’s cross-appeal dismissed as moot)

Education

  • JD – University of California, Berkeley (2011)
  • MS, Electrical Engineering – Stanford University (2007)
  • BS, Electrical Engineering – University of California Davis (2003)

Admissions

  • California
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US District Court Northern District of California
  • US District Court Central District of California