NEW YORK, NY — Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Marcus Woo has rejoined the firm in New York as a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and will be reassigned to the Taipei office once local registration documents are completed. Marcus was most recently Vice President & General Counsel of HTC Corporation, a global consumer electronics company.
In returning to Perkins Coie, Marcus will focus his practice on representing clients in Taiwan and beyond on intellectual property and corporate matters, including U.S. IP litigation work for Taiwanese companies.
As HTC Vice President & General Counsel, Marcus oversaw HTC litigation and transactions and managed a legal team of more than 50 staff across the company’s corporate and M&A, litigation and licensing, and patent prosecution and management areas. He also oversaw global legal affairs for HTC Europe, HTC America and subsidiaries in China. During his career, Marcus has represented telecommunications, information technology and electronics, entertainment software, airlines and aerospace, and industrial and consumer product clients in intellectual property protection and management and technology licensing matters. He is a former Perkins Coie partner.
Marcus earned his J.D. from Indiana University Bloomington’s Maurer School of Law and his B.A. from Oberlin College. He started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in New York. Marcus attended the Chinese Language School at Middlebury College and is bilingual in English and Chinese.