image description

Sophie A. Hood

Associate

Sophie Hood handles complex litigation, regularly arguing in both federal and state court.  She has represented clients in civil and criminal cases involving intellectual property, fraud, breach of contract, antitrust, and securities disputes.  Ms. Hood also devotes her time to pro bono matters, including high-impact appellate cases. 

Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Hood was a fellow at the Information Law Institute of New York University, where she focused on privacy and technology. Before attending law school, Ms. Hood worked as an analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities division and as a research associate at Harvard Business School.  Ms. Hood speaks Spanish and grew up in San Francisco.

Sophie Hood handles complex litigation, regularly arguing in both federal and state court.  She has represented clients in civil and criminal cases involving intellectual property, fraud, breach of contract, antitrust, and securities disputes.  Ms. Hood also devotes her time to pro bono matters, including high-impact appellate cases. 

Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Hood was a fellow at the Information Law Institute of New York University, where she focused on privacy and technology. Before attending law school, Ms. Hood worked as an analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities division and as a research associate at Harvard Business School.  Ms. Hood speaks Spanish and grew up in San Francisco.

Claim Order Nixes Part Of Prolifiq Patents As Indefinite

08/08/2014

Gene Paige, Christa Anderson and their KVN team convinced a federal judge to invalidate patents as indefinite because they do not provide information about what falls outside the claims. Read more