Evan McLean litigates patent and trade secret cases in U.S. District Courts across the country and at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He has significant experience in all aspects of IP litigation matters, including through appeal, directed at various technologies such as telecom infrastructure, products, and services; distributed software architectures; web-based services; payment systems; data compression; smartphone features and applications; network security software; web conferencing; and semiconductor device processing and packaging.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Evan was an IP litigation practice associate in the Silicon Valley office of an international law firm. He maintains an active pro bono practice and has obtained U nonimmigrant visas pursuant to the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (U visas) for multiple clients and has attended clinics at the Veterans Affairs hospital to assist with VA benefits. Before practicing law, Evan was a software engineer for Applied Signal Technology (now Raytheon) in Silicon Valley.
- University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D. 2011; Editor, Hastings Law Journal); Santa Clara University (B.S. in Computer Engineering 2005; University Honors Program)
- California and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California and Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas