Shane Brun is a nationally recognized intellectual property attorney known for his strategic counsel and broad experience representing technology companies in patent litigation and other IP and technology-related matters, including trade secret, trademark, and employee mobility litigation. Shane's practice involves a wide range of technologies, including Internet security, wearable technology, computer networking, wireless communications, microlithography, plasma displays, optical alignment, inspection systems, and digital imaging. He represents clients in federal and state courts around the country, before the International Trade Commission (ITC), and in arbitration. Shane has also served as in-house counsel to two public technology companies. Recently commended by IAM Patent 1000, Shane was cited by one client as “simply the best at addressing threats through practical business landscapes analysis and strategies.”
As in-house counsel to two public technology companies, he represented and advised on mergers and acquisitions; formation of strategic partners; a broad range of commercial agreement negotiations, including licensing technology and intellectual property rights; procurement of patent rights for company products and services; and regulatory issues, SEC filings, and other public disclosures.
Prior to his legal career, Shane worked as a manufacturing engineer with a consulting firm, focusing on semiconductor processing.
Shane also engages in significant pro bono work. He is currently lead counsel representing a class of students with reading disabilities, including dyslexia, against a Northern California school district. Shane is also a member of the board for the Western Center on Law & Poverty, an organization devoted to impact litigation and legislative advocacy in the areas of housing, healthcare, and the social safety net for low-income California residents.
Shane’s work has been recognized repeatedly, with third parties such as IAM Patent 1000, commending him as, "simply the best at addressing threats through practical business landscapes analysis and strategies."
His accolades include the following: