Liam is a litigation associate at Fenwick & West and represents clients in intellectual property, commercial, and securities litigation matters. His practice spans various technologies, including hardware, software, semiconductors, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. Liam is also experienced in patent drafting and prosecution in the cutting-edge fields of software, semiconductors, medical devices, and diagnostics. In addition to his litigation practice, Liam maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on trademark registration, immigration applications, and landlord-tenant disputes.
Before practicing law, Liam worked as a software engineer for a medical device company and a startup. He also interned at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. During undergraduate and graduate school, Liam was a research assistant for projects related to Semiconductor Packaging, OLED Adhesives, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning. While in law school, Liam was a research assistant, focusing on contract and constitutional law. He also was an Articles Editor for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and a student leader for the Legal Automation Workshop.
Liam earned his Juris Doctor at UC Berkeley, School of Law, where he was the Robert Barr Scholar, earned a certificate in Business Law, and graduated with Pro Bono Honors. Before law school, Liam obtained a Master of Science in Computer Science, focusing on AI & Machine Learning, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Statistics from UC Irvine. Liam is admitted to practice in California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.