Overview

Dewey Kang is a Technology Transactions and Intellectual Property associate in Mayer Brown’s New York office. Dewey represents clients in connection with domestic and multijurisdictional transactions involving technology and intellectual property (IP) on a broad range of matters related to financial services and information technologies (IT agreements such as software licenses, integration, outsourcing, ASP, SaaS, Cloud computing, and machine learning and AI), with particular focus on matters that sit at the intersection of Third-Party Governance and Risk Management, financial regulations, and technology.

Dewey’s intellectual property litigation and transactional experience spans across a diverse array of technologies and industries including Wi-Fi, LTE 4G, wireless transmissions by smart meters and entertainment devices, user interface navigation in iOS and Android devices, lithium-ion technology, renewable energy technology, telecom, networking, data encryption, biotechnology, and blockchain.

Dewey spent a seven-month secondment at BNY Mellon in New York, where he served as legal counsel in the Technology and Intellectual Property group.

Dewey’s background in organic chemistry, medical research, and technology enables him to approach complex technical issues at multidisciplinary analytical angles, and further allows him to provide assistance for clients with wide range of intellectual property portfolios and issues ranging from general technology to biotechnology. His extensive experience in advising a number of early-stage companies across business, strategic investment, technology, and IP issues, allows him to approach issues uniquely on multidimensional levels to provide advices that are centered on the success of the client’s business goals.

Prior to and throughout law school, Dewey has participated in an extensive number of mobile and desktop software QA projects; mobile application and web development with special focus on UI/UX development; and provided consultations for startups across a broad range of topics including developing strategies for growth both in technical R&D and investments. Dewey also worked through college as student leader of the Information Technology Department, overseeing all IT matters across campus. Furthermore, Dewey was a medical researcher at the Department of Neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine, where he conducted neurobiological and neurochemical studies. His work is published in leading medical journals on studies involving the human epileptogenic tissue and neuropathological effects of explosive blast-induced brain injuries.

Education

Bucknell University, BA, cum laude

Fordham University School of Law, JD

Online Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal

Memberships

  • Member, New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Alumni Association Executive Committee, Choate Rosemary Hall