Jessica Ou

Jessica Ou

President
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Jessica Ou is Corporate Counsel at Amazon Lab126.  Prior to joining Lab126, Jessica was an associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she was a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and practiced in the Information Technology and Data Privacy Group.  Jessica received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2011, where she served as APILSA President and Editor-in-Chief of the Stanford Technology Law Review.  Jessica is an APABA-SV Board Member and founder of APABA-SV's Women In Law Committee.

Mark Punzalan

Mark Punzalan

Vice President of External Affairs
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Mark Punzalan is a Partner at Chan + Punzalan, and his practice focuses on trade secret disputes, trademark matters, complex business litigation, and intellectual property and technology litigation.  Mark has represented U.S. and International clients from a wide variety of industries, and he has successfully prosecuted and defended his clients in complex litigation matters across the country.  Mark has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation numerous times (2015, 2016, and 2017).  

Jamie Yoo Otto

Jamie Yoo Otto

Co-Vice President of Internal Affairs

Jamie Yoo Otto is an intellectual property litigation associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC.  She is also a member of the firm’s recruiting committee.  Jamie received her J.D. from Duke and is currently a chair of the board for the Duke Law Club of Northern California.  She is an active advocate and mentor for the Child Advocates of Silicon Valley.  Jamie has been attending, hosting, and organizing events with the Women in Law Committee since moving back to the Bay Area in 2013.  She is also currently an APABA Silicon Valley Board Member.

Thomas Mathew

Thomas Mathew

Vice President of Finance & Development
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Thomas practices patent counseling, patent prosecution, and patent litigation at Baker Botts LLP. His current practice focuses on technologies in the area of medical devices, software, networking, and electronics. Thomas received his J.D. from the University of Texas, where he served as President of the Asian Law Students Association and as an editor on the Board of the Texas Law Review. Thomas also received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jennifer Murakami

Jennifer Murakami

Secretary
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Jennifer Murakami is an employment and litigation associate at Hopkins & Carley, and a member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion committee.  Jennifer received the 2015 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Pro Bono Award as a member of the legal team that prevailed in the first trial ever to challenge the constitutionality of the U.S. government’s terrorist watchlist system. Jennifer received her JD from UC Berkeley, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Asian American Law Journal, and her bachelor’s degree from UCLA.  Jennifer is an APABA Silicon Valley Board Member and co-chair of the Diversity & Inclusion committee.

Chris Han

Chris Han

Treasurer

Chris Han practices patent prosecution and patent litigation at Baker Botts LLP in Palo Alto. Chris received his JD in 2013 from NYU School of Law, where he served as Co-President of the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society and as Articles Editor for the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law. Chris also received a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Hogene Choi

Hogene Choi

Immediate Past President

Hogene practices patent prosecution, patent litigation, and patent counseling at Baker Botts LLP. Prior to her legal career, Hogene worked in Silicon Valley as a software engineer and as a technical project manager. Her current practice encompasses technologies in the areas of software, semiconductors, networking, and electronics. Hogene is a Bay Area native and holds two degrees from the University of California: a J.D. from Hastings and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Berkeley.