Amy Bagdasarian

Associate, Silicon Valley



Amy Bagdasarian is an associate with the intellectual property Technology Transactions group in White & Case's Silicon Valley office and her practice focuses on transactional and intellectual property matters.

Amy's experience includes advising leading commercial and investment banks, alternative capital providers, other financial institutions, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on IP issues and diligence in a broad range of bank financing matters concerning numerous industries including IT/software, health care/medical, pharmaceutical/chemical, consumer products, entertainment, food, and restaurant chains. Amy also drafts IP and technology licensing and services agreements, and drafts and negotiates IP provisions in credit and security agreement documentation.  Amy's past experience focused in intellectual property litigation and included representing foreign and domestic companies in disputes over patents, as well as in matters involving a variety of business torts including breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition

Bars and Courts
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Northern District of California
Santa Clara University
University of California, Los Angeles


Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., et. al. v. CSIRO. Representation of Marvell in a patent infringement case relating to wireless semiconductor products.

ATEN International Co., Ltd. v. Belkin and ATEN International Co., Ltd. v. Emine. Representation of ATEN in patent infringement cases relating to KVM switches.

Oplink Communications, Inc. v. O-Net Communications (Shenzhen) Ltd. Representation of Oplink in a patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract case relating to optical telecommunications networks. The parties settled the dispute.

Quality Imaging Products, Inc. v. ISP Services. Representation of ISP Services in a District Court action brought by Quality Imaging Products for a series of claims including breach of contract, fraud and conspiracy relating to a software product distributor agreement.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) v. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC). Representation of TSMC in a trade secret misappropriation action in Superior Court of California.

Speaking Engagements

Protecting Your Virtual Storefront, April 23, 2009: Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, (Guest Speaker)


Patent Infringement Damages: Federal Circuit Spotlights 'Reliability' of Litigation Licenses, IT, Internet & Outsourcing Bulletin, November 2010, Co-author (with Julieta L. Lerner)

Business Method Patents: Supreme Court's Decision in Bilski Effectively Returns to the Status Quo Ante the Federal Circuit's Decision, IT, Internet and Outsourcing Bulletin, July 2010, Co-author (with Warren Heit, Kevin X. McGann and David M. Tennant)

The Practitioner's Guide to Biometrics, 2007, Co-Editor and Contributing Author

Awards and Recognition

The State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services