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Hon. Susan van Keulen

Hon. Susan van Keulen

United States District Court, Northern District of California
Magistrate Judge
San Jose, CA, USA


Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen joined the Court in January, 2017,  following 28 years as a commercial litigator in Silicon Valley.

Magistrate Judge van Keulen’s private law practice focused substantially on intellectual property cases in federal and state courts and in private arbitrations, with particular experience handling technology and commercial disputes involving semiconductor, computer, and electronics technologies. Magistrate Judge van Keulen prepared dozens of cases for trial and served as lead trial counsel in a number of cases in the Northern District. As an active part of her practice, she has also regularly represented pro bono clients in cases involving landlord-tenant disputes, immigration issues and legal remedies for domestic violence.

In addition to her active law practice, Magistrate Judge van Keulen served on the Northern District’s Patent Local Rules Advisory Subcommittee from 2006 to 2014 and has lectured and written widely on trade secret and patent law, antitrust, and federal procedure.

Magistrate Judge van Keulen graduated from the University of California, Davis and UCLA School of Law, then practiced law with the Thelen law firm (1988-2008) and then as a partner with O’Melveny & Myers in Silicon Valley until taking the bench.

Hon. Susan van Keulen is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment A View from the Bench: Special Issues Posed by Trade Secrets Cases and How Lawyers and Courts Can Adapt - Trade Secrets 2017: What Every IP Attorney Should Know, Friday, November 10, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio A View from the Bench: Special Issues Posed by Trade Secrets Cases and How Lawyers and Courts Can Adapt - A View from the Bench: Special Issues Posed by Trade Secrets Cases and How Lawyers and Courts Can Adapt , Friday, November 10, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg A View from the Bench: Special Issues Posed by Trade Secrets Cases and How Lawyers and Courts Can Adapt - A View from the Bench: Special Issues Posed by Trade Secrets Cases and How Lawyers and Courts Can Adapt , Friday, November 10, 2017
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