Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA (JD, 2007), Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Dean's Service Award, St. Thomas More Law Honor Society, Loyola Law Review Technology Editor
Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, NY (BS, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, 1999)
C. Jay Chung is a partner at Russ August & Kabat, where he specializes in intellectual property and litigation. Mr. Chung has litigated complex patent infringement cases involving a variety of technologies, including digital video recorders, DRAM, NAND Flash memory, and medical devices. Mr. Chung was selected for inclusion in Los Angeles Magazine’s Southern California “Rising Stars” from 2012-2017. In 2017, Mr. Chung was recognized as a Southern California Top 100 Rising Star.
Mr. Chung earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude and as a member of Order of the Coif and St. Thomas More Law Honor Society. While at Loyola, Mr. Chung was the Technology Editor of the Loyola Law Review. Mr. Chung earned his Bachelor of Science in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.
Following law school, Mr. Chung served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Prior to joining Russ August & Kabat, Mr. Chung was an attorney at Irell & Manella LLP, where he was a member of the intellectual property and litigation work groups. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Chung worked as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and as an engineer at General Dynamics and Raytheon Company.
Mr. Chung co-authored “Real Reasons the Eastern District of Texas Draws Patent Cases—Beyond Lore and Anecdote,” 14 SMU Science & Tech. L. Rev. 2 (Spring 2011).
- St. Jude Medical, Inc. v. Access Closure Inc., Case No. 08-CV-4101 (W.D. Ark.) — Represented St. Jude Medical, Inc. in a patent case involving vascular closure devices. The jury awarded St. Jude $27.1 million in damages, and the district court granted St. Jude’s request for permanent injunction. Mr. Chung served as part of the trial team with a primary focus on issues of infringement.
- In Re Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory and NAND Flash Memory Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-803 (U.S.I.T.C.) — Represented Intellectual Ventures against memory manufacturers involving patents relating to DRAM and NAND Flash memories. Shortly before trial was set to begin, the parties entered into a settlement favorable to the client.
- TiVo Inc. v. EchoStar Communications Corp., Case No. 04-CV-01 (E.D. Tex.) — Represented TiVo in a patent infringement case involving digital video recorders. The jury verdict, judgment, and subsequent orders (including contempt) total more than $400 million. Subsequently, the parties entered into settlement.