Managing Intellectual Property named Megan Whyman Olesek an Intellectual Property Star for 2018, the fourth time the magazine has recognized Ms. Olesek’s outstanding intellectual property work. In addition to being recognized in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 as a California “IP Star,” Ms. Olesek was honored in the inaugural edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s “IP Stars – Top 250 Women in IP” in 2013. She also was named among “The Best Lawyers in the Bay Area” in patent litigation by Bay Area Lawyer Magazine in 2005 and 2006.

Ms. Olesek is an experienced trial attorney representing technology companies in intellectual property litigation in the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. District Courts around the country, including all California districts, Delaware and the Eastern District of Texas. Her experience includes actions involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, complex business disputes, appeals and pre-litigation negotiations. She has developed close, trusted relationships with clients by offering strategic and practical advice tailored to their business priorities and values.

In addition to her experience as trial and appellate counsel, Ms. Olesek has served clients by disposing of cases prior to trial through motion practice. She has obtained summary determination in the ITC and summary judgment in U.S. District Courts in California and Delaware.