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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

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.

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.