Minn Chung is an attorney in Morrison & Foerster's San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. Mr. Chung has represented a number of high-technology clients in high-stakes, multi-patent, multi-district, patent litigation matters-involving wide-ranging areas of technology, including plasma display panels, CPU architecture, parallel processing computer technology, device drivers, and semiconductor memory devices.
The hallmark of Mr. Chung's practice is the breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding of technology he has gained from many years of hands-on design and development experience in the high-technology industry. This enables him to have a firm grasp of the subtleties of technical issues, and to formulate and advance effective and persuasive advocacy for his clients in litigation matters involving complex technology. As a result, he has been able to obtain highly successful results for his clients, including complete defensive victory and a rare summary judgment of non-infringement in the Eastern District of Texas.
In addition, Mr. Chung provides effective and cost-efficient services to high-technology clients-as a former top-flight developer of large-scale software and hardware systems. He is proficient in many software and hardware programming languages such as C, C++, VHDL, and Verilog. Mr. Chung also has expertise in Internet and computer network technology, and counsels clients in digital and software copyright issues such as the DMCA, open source, and GPL (GNU General Public License) issues.
Mr. Chung earned a bachelor of science degree in physic from M.I.T., graduating at the top of his class with honors including Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society) and Pi Mu Epsilon (National Mathematics Honor Society). While in law school, Mr. Chung received the First Honors Awards in six subjects including Patent Law, Criminal Law, Patent/Technology Licensing and Antitrust Restraints, Internet Law & Technology, International Copyright, and International Trade. Mr. Chung also won, with his teammate, the National Championship of the Giles Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association.