Lisa K. Nguyen

Lisa Nguyen is a partner in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins. Her practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation, and has included actions pending before the US International Trade Commission, federal district courts and state courts.

Ms. Nguyen has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex multi-defendant, multi-patent cases. She has substantial trial experience, including drafting pretrial submissions, arguing motions, participating in jury studies and mock trials, preparing witnesses to testify, and directing and cross examining witnesses at trial. Her representative clients include AU Optronics, Conmed, GEICO, Jaguar Land Rover North America and WildTangent.

Ms. Nguyen has been recognized as a Rising Star in intellectual property litigation by Northern California Super Lawyers since 2013. As an undergraduate, Ms. Nguyen served as a teaching assistant for the introductory computer science course and was recognized with the Computer Science Department Award for Excellence and Dedication in Teaching. She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in California and the Federal Circuit.

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Beyond Bilski: Drawing the Patentability Line for Methods of Doing Business Over the Internet," Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, October 25, 2011.


Co-author, “To Patent or Not to Patent Your Product? 7 Rules of Thumb to Follow," Women 2.0, May 30, 2014

Co-author, “Confidentiality Agreements: Protecting Valuable Business and Technology Assets," Women 2.0, April 29, 2014

Co-author, "25 Years of CAFC Inequitable Conduct Jurisprudence," Patent Strategy & Management, Vol. 8, No. 7, December 2007

"In Defense of Sell: Involuntary Medication and the Permanently Incompetent Criminal Defendant," 597 University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2005