Orrick Named Swords to Plowshares’ 2018 Pro Bono Partner of the Year
Senior AssociateSilicon Valley
Jesse has worked on cases for leading technology companies including EMC, Microsoft, Micron, NVIDIA, and Synopsys. With his electrical engineering background, he has excelled in matters involving a wide range of technologies such as smart phones, digital televisions, networking and communications hardware, solid-state enterprise storage arrays, FPGA-based hardware emulators, graphics processors, DRAM, image processing and compression algorithms, surveillance and security systems, and ultra-short pulse lasers. Jesse has also worked on Internet-related cases involving issues such as cybersquatting, trademark infringement and unfair competition, and represented clients in patent office proceedings including inter partes reviews (IPR).
During law school, Jesse was a law clerk for Fair Isaac, Corp., where he focused on software licensing and international data privacy compliance issues. He also counseled startup companies as a student attorney for the law school’s Multi-Profession Business Law Clinic. Prior to law school, Jesse was a member of the Computer Vision and Robotics Research Laboratory at UC San Diego, where he studied image and video processing and machine intelligence for use in smart cars, smart rooms, and automated surveillance.
A representative sample of Jesse's cases includes: