Philip Ou is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Palo Alto office. He focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation. His experience spans a variety of high tech industries, including cellular and wireless devices and networks, semiconductors and electronics, and internet and web technology.
Mr. Ou has significant experience leading teams in highly complex cases in federal district courts and before the International Trade Commission, managing cases in all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through trial and appeal.
His professional recognitions include being named a Rising Star in Technology by Law360 and a Rising Star by Managing IP in 2018.
He also has represented clients in anti-trust related investigations, and employment and business interference matters.
Recent patent litigation matters include:
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Benchmark Litigation Distinguishes Paul Hastings’ IP Practice with Top-Tier National Ranking
October 14, 2020
Recognition of Paul Hastings’ Top IP Litigation Practice Continues with Managing IP’s Firm Rankings
June 26, 2020
Paul Hastings’ IP Litigation Practice Recognized as an IP Powerhouse with 25 Rankings by IAM Patent 1000 and Legal 500 US
June 12, 2020
Asia-Pacific Stronghold of Paul Hastings’ IP Practice Recognized with “Foreign Firm of the Year” Nomination by Managing IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2020
May 29, 2020
Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property Practice Shines Bright with 13 Star Litigators in Managing IP’s Ranking of IP Stars
May 03, 2020
Merri Moken, Trial Lawyer and IP Strategist, Joins Paul Hastings’ Powerhouse Intellectual Property Practice
October 21, 2019
The Recorder Recognizes Paul Hastings’s Yar Chaikovsky and Philip Ou as California Trailblazers
June 25, 2019
Paul Hastings Recognized in 2019 Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars
June 24, 2019
Five Paul Hastings Lawyers Named Law360 Rising Stars
July 30, 2018
Trend Micro’s Complete Victory Against Intellectual Ventures Enhanced by Partial Award of Legal Fees
September 05, 2017
Nationally Recognized Technology Patent Trial Team Join Paul Hastings in Palo Alto and Washington, D.C.
March 30, 2015
Key Takeaways for Practitioners from the Athena v. Mayo En Banc Rehearing Petition Denial
July 15, 2019
Senate Hearing on “The State of Patent Eligibility in America”: Analysis of Viewpoints on Looming Section 101 Change
June 25, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Expands Applicability of Patent Exhaustion Doctrine
May 30, 2017
Recognized in the IAM Patent 1000
The 2020 edition of IAM Patent 1000 individually recognized Yar Chaikovsky, Bruce Wexler, Eric Dittmann, Naveen Modi, Chris Kennerly, Preston Ratliff, Isaac Ashkenazi, Thomas Counts, Joseph O'Malley, Jong Han Kim, Philip Ou, Kyotaro Ozawa, Joseph Palys, Chad Peterman, Allan Soobert, Rob Unikel, and Sam Waxman.
June 11, 2020
Ranked among Managing IP's 2020 IP Stars
Bruce Wexler, Yar Chaikovsky, Eric Dittmann, Naveen Modi, Hiroyuki Hagiwara, Blair Jacobs, Chris Kennerly, Joseph O'Malley, Philip Ou, Steve Marenberg, Chad Peterman, Preston Ratliff, and Rob Unikel were named 2020 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property magazine.
May 01, 2020
Recognized as Post-Grant Firm of the Year by IAM Magazine
Paul Hastings was recognized as the Post-Grant Firm of the Year at Intellectual Asset Management's inaugural Global IP Awards. The award recognizes the achievements of the firm's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Team, which practices before the US Patent & Trial Office. Over the past year, the team's accomplishments include numerous post-grant proceeding victories for technology and life sciences clients - four of which were affirmed by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
January 30, 2019
Recognized as a Law360 Rising Star in Technology
Philip Ou was recognized by Law360 as a Rising Star in its annual list of lawyers under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.
July 30, 2018