An P.Doan

Partner

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An Doan practices intellectual property law with emphasis on technology transactions involving the development and transfer of intellectual property rights. She advises clients on structuring, drafting, and negotiating IP development agreements (e.g., strategic alliance, joint venture, joint development, collaboration, and research agreements); IP commercialization and license agreements; and services, supply, manufacturing, OEM, reseller, and distribution arrangements, among other complex technology transactions. An also represents buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, counseling on intellectual property matters including due diligence, and transitional arrangements. She has extensive experience in the computer hardware and software, education, and energy industries.

An also represents clients in patent litigations in federal courts and in post-grant proceedings before the USPTO. She has represented companies in patent cases relating to a variety of technologies, including semiconductor circuitry, fabrication, and packaging, GPS, display systems, image and video compression, signal processing, and smart cards. An has significant experience handling all stages of patent litigation, including developing and executing case strategies, managing discovery, preparing infringement and invalidity contentions, taking and defending depositions and preparing witnesses, drafting expert reports and dispositive motions, arguing motions, and preparing post-trial briefs.

In 2016, An spent most of the year at a Firm client, Chevron Corporation, providing legal support to Chevron Technology Marketing (TEMA) — the commercialization center for Chevron's hydrocracking and refinery technology. In her capacity as TEMA's corporate counsel, An handled all legal matters for TEMA, including advising the business team on structuring commercial relationships, preparing and negotiating commercial and technology contracts, and counseling on corporate governance issues.

Experience

  • Stedical Scientific acquires PermeaDerm, Inc.Jones Day advised Stedical Scientific in its acquisition of PermeaDerm, Inc.
  • Adtalem Global Education acquires OnCourse Learning's financial services business for $121 millionJones Day advised Adtalem Global Education Inc., a leading workforce solutions provider, in its acquisition of the financial services division of OnCourse Learning, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based leading provider of compliance training, licensure preparation, continuing education and professional development, for approximately $121 million in cash.
  • Cylance acquired by BlackBerry for $1.4 billionJones Day advised Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity leader, in its $1.4 billion acquisition by BlackBerry Limited, plus the assumption of unvested employee incentive awards.
  • Adtalem Global Education sells DeVry UniversityJones Day advised Adtalem Global Education in the sale of DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management to Cogswell Education, LLC, a company with significant experience in higher education.
  • Hitachi Vantara acquires REAN CloudJones Day advised Hitachi Vantara in its acquisition of REAN Cloud LLC, a global cloud systems integrator, managed services provider and solutions developer of cloud-native applications across big data, machine learning and emerging internet of things (IoT) spaces.
  • LumaSense acquired by Advanced EnergyJones Day advised LumaSense Technologies Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition by Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
  • Synopsys reaches agreement with Mentor Graphics in competitor patent caseJones Day served as lead trial counsel for Synopsys Inc. in competitor patent litigation against Mentor Graphics Corporation following the Federal Circuit’s remand of the case to the district court.
  • PAG invests in Key Safety Systems to finance acquisition of global assets of Takata CorporationJones Day represented PAG Asia Capital Ltd. and PAG Asia II LP in connection with its investment in Key Safety Systems, a subsidiary of China-based Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corporation, to finance the acquisition of substantially all of the global assets of Takata Corporation out of bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan and certain non-bankruptcy transactions elsewhere in the world.
  • Western Digital acquires Tegile SystemsJones Day represented Western Digital, a leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience, and preserve data, in connection with its acquisition of Tegile Systems, Inc., a developer of flash and persistent-memory storage solutions for enterprise data center applications.
  • Lam Research acquires Coventor, Inc.Jones Day advised Lam Research Corporation in its acquisition of Coventor, Inc., a leading provider of simulation and modeling solutions for semiconductor process technology, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and the Internet of Things (IoT).
  • Western Digital acquires Upthere, Inc.Jones Day advised Western Digital in its acquisition of Upthere, Inc., a leading developer and producer of cloud storage technology.
  • Riverside acquires Comprehensive Loss ManagementJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the add-on acquisition and related financing to the Health & Safety Institute platform of Comprehensive Loss Management, Inc., a provider of safety and compliance-related courses to a diverse customer base.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires hotel investment event portfolio from Burba Hotel NetworkJones Day advised EagleTree Capital (formerly Wasserstein Partners) in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company Northstar Travel Group, a leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content, and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, of the hotel investment event portfolio from Burba Hotel Network, the American Hotel & Lodging Association, and their other partners.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires TEAMS Conference + Expo and Meetings Quest conferences from Schneider PublishingJones Day advised EagleTree Capital (formerly Wasserstein Partners) in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Northstar Travel Group, a leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content, and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, of the TEAMS Conference + Expo and Meetings Quest conferences, including Sports Travel and Association News, from Schneider Publishing.
  • Lam Research attempts merger with KLA-TencorJones Day represented Lam Research Corporation in its proposed acquisition of all outstanding shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation in a cash and stock transaction that placed an equity value on KLA-Tencor of approximately $10.6 billion based on its closing stock price on October 20, 2015.
  • Atmel acquired by Microchip Technology for $3.56 billionJones Day advised Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) on its sale to Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP) in a cash (85 percent) and stock (15 percent) transaction valued at approximately $3.56 billion.
  • Riverside invests in SootheJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its investment and acquisition of Soothe, Inc., an online and mobile app that connects people who want to book same-day in-home massages with hand-picked massage therapists.
  • Atmel receives unsolicited superior proposal and terminates definitive agreement to be acquired by Dialog for $4.6 billionJones Day represented Atmel Corporation in connection with its definitive agreement to be acquired by UK-based Dialog Semiconductor plc in a cash and stock transaction for $4.6 billion.
  • Riverside invests in SootheJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in Soothe, Inc., an online and mobile app that connects people who want to book same-day in-home massages with hand-picked massage therapists.
  • Ridge defends against competitor's allegations of infringementJones Day is defending Ridge Corporation against allegations that the company infringes five patents directed to aerodynamic drag reducing devices used in the trucking industry.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • August 21, 2014
      Managing the Global Contracting Process, 2014 International Operations Accounting Conference, Center for Professional Education
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