Shawn Hansen

Partner at Nixon Peabody LLP

Shawn Hansen is a trusted adviser to his clients across a range of industries in the development and execution of IP enforcement strategies that best serve their business objectives. He has a successful track record of more than two decades representing his clients in IP litigation in federal courts throughout the United States, including across Northern California, and also has substantial experience litigating patent cases before the US International Trade Commission.

Mr Hansen excels at synthesising cutting-edge technologies with legal strategy and is particularly adept with technologies, from software and semiconductors to pharmaceuticals and medical diagnostics. Mr Hansen also brings to bear exceptional capabilities to communicate complex technology to lay audiences and to keep the forest and the trees in focus at once. He has represented technology companies, as well as academic institutions, in large-scale patent enforcement campaigns and leverages this combined experience when representing his clients that are focused on protecting their innovations.

Mr Hansen is dedicated to helping research institutions and other clients in the life sciences, technology and media industries craft and execute intellectual strategies that optimise for their business objectives. These include high-stakes litigation to technology transfer and IP licensing activities.

Professional associations

  • ABA
  • AIPLA
  • Federal Bar Association

Firm details

Nixon Peabody LLP
One California Plaza
300 S Grand Ave
Suite 4100
Los Angeles CA 90071
United States

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