F50 Appointed Dentons Partner Peter Su as Board Member

F50, the Silicon Valley based Venture Platform announced that, Peter Su, Partner of Dentons Law Firm, has been appointed as  Independent Board Member of F50 starting May 1st.

This announcement comes right before F50’s flagship conference Global Capital Summit™ is set up to debut on May 3rd which had attracted over 300 investor attendees globally.

About Peter Su

Peter Su is a member of Dentons’ Intellectual Property and Technology practice.

Pete’s practice concentrates on intellectual property counseling, technology-based litigation and technology licensing for US, Asian and European clients. Ingrained in the Silicon Valley ecosystem for more than 15 years, he counsels startups and multinationals to protect and litigate companies’ intellectual property through patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights.

Pete conducts industry-wide smartphone patent risk analysis in the US, China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Europe. He has worked with major players and key enabling technologies, and he advises clients on market positioning with standard essential patents, mobile applications, design patents and royalty stacking. As an IP business advisor, Pete assesses the scope, validity, infringement and value of patents in a variety of business and legal settings, including strategic patent counseling, patent reexaminations, opinions, litigation, prosecution, due diligence investigations and licensing. He participates as a member of the Firm’s Patent Litigation team in US district courts and before the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Technical areas of his practice have included software (mobile, cloud computing, social media, e-business, business method applications), electronics (memories, wireless, networking, graphics, architectures), optics (lasers, optoelectronics, optical components, optical networks) and medical systems.

Public companies he has represented include Apple, Cisco, Advanced Micro Devices, National Semiconductor, Xilinx, Varian Medical Systems, 3M, IAC/InterActiveCorp, Avanex, Inphi, Sony, Lenovo and Macronix.

Private entities he has represented include Luxtera, Ethertronics, Agate Logic, Metavana, StratumOne (acquired by Cisco), Timbre Technologies (acquired by Tokyo Electron Limited), Vhayu Technologies (acquired by Thomson Reuters), SandCraft (acquired by Raza Microelectronics), Genoa (acquired by Finisar), Nova Crystals (acquired by Gemfire), IC Media (acquired by MagnaChip Semiconductor Ltd), Sequoia Capital, Venrock, IPotential, the Industrial Technology Research Institute and the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China.

Pete is active with community activities, including serving on the San Francisco Regional Council of Syracuse University and a board member at the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce.


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