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  • Education
    • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2020, Journal of International Law, Volume 18 Comments Editor; High Tech Law Certificate
    • B.S., University of California-Irvine, 2016, Biological Sciences
    • B.A., University of California-Irvine, 2016, Political Science
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
    • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Melenie Van is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation practice. She works with experienced Polsinelli attorneys to help clients solve issues related to the establishment and protection of their intellectual property needs. Melenie focuses her litigation practice on effectively enforcing and defending clients’ intellectual property and commercial rights in courts and other dispute resolution forums.

Melenie has worked with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, in a variety of industries, from high technology industries, life sciences, digital health companies, payment processing companies, mobile advertisers, phone and insurance carriers, to medical and financial institutions. Melenie’s experience involves working on cases relating to a variety of technologies, such as virtual reality, payment processing devices, medical devices, and mobile and computer applications and software.

Prior to joining the firm, Melenie was a law clerk and summer associate at Polsinelli. Her previous experience includes working as an intellectual property legal and compliance intern at Jazz Pharmaceuticals and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Nathan D. Mihara at the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District. Melenie participated in Google’s Legal Summer Institute as a legal scholar. Prior to law school, Melenie worked as an intern for the Office of the Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

eAlerts Updates

 Van Buren v. United States, No. 19-783, 2021 WL 2229206 (U.S. 2021)

June 9, 2021