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Stephen S. Wu
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Communications & Internet Law
  • California, New York
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Summary

Stephen Wu is a shareholder with Silicon Valley Law Group. He advises business clients on information governance matters, focusing on information security, privacy, mobile computing, ediscovery preparedness, records management, and computer-related investigations. He reviews and writes sophisticated information security policies for large enterprises, and assists in data security regulatory compliance, incident response, breach notifications, and establishing secure electronic commerce systems. He drafts privacy policies for clients, including ones for U.S. companies with European and Asian operations. He assists clients with European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Steve assists clients in managing enterprise mobile device programs, including writing bring your own device (BYOD) and teleworking policies.

In addition, Steve represents start up companies as outside general counsel, including providing assistance with business formation and deals in which he drafts and negotiates technology-related agreements, such as master service agreements, online application/XAAS/cloud agreements, terms of service, licenses, joint ventures, development agreements, and marketing agreements. His litigation practice focuses on trade secret misappropriation, computer fraud, and data theft. Also, his practice also includes copyright and trademark litigation, as well as general commercial litigation.

Finally, Steve advises clients compliance, liability, and information governance matters in cutting edge areas of technology such as robotics, autonomous driving and unmanned vehicle systems, unmanned aerial systems (drones), artificial intelligence, haptics, human-computer interfaces, Big Data, data property rights, Internet of Things, augmented and virtual reality, and 3D printing.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Communications & Internet Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of California
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U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio
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U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Silicon Valley Law Group
- Current
Partner
Cooke Kobrick & Wu LLP
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President & CEO
InfoSec Law Group, PC
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Director - Practices Development
VeriSign, Inc.
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Attorney
K&L Gates
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Attorney
Jones Day
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Law Clerk
Hon. Joseph P. Kinneary, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
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Education
Harvard Law School
J.D.
Honors: cum laude
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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh
B.A.
Honors: summa cum laude
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Professional Associations
Santa Clara County Bar Association
Current
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American Bar Association
Current
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The State Bar of California
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Guide to HIPAA Security and the Law Second Edition
ABA Press
A Legal Guide to Enterprise Mobile Device Management: Managing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Employer-Issued Device Programs
ABA Press
Unmanned Vehicles and US Product Liability Law
Journal of Law, Information & Science 234-254
Incorporation by Reference and Public Key Infrastructures: Moving the Law Beyond the Paper-Based World
Jurimetrics Journal 317-343
Speaking Engagements
Secret Message Apps on the Rise at Work, CNN Tech
Contact & Map
Silicon Valley Law Group
One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
USA
Telephone: (408) 573-5700
Fax: (408) 573-5701