MoForever Alumni News Fall 2021

15 | MoForever Fall 2021 Babak Nikravesh joined the firm as a partner in the Global Tax Department, resident in the Palo Alto office. He brings to the firm 20 years of experience representing sovereign investors in their investments and other activities in the United States and abroad. His practice focuses on advising non-U.S. institutional investors and managers on their cross-border investment strategies and operations, with a particular focus on complex tax and regulatory issues. He works closely with sovereign wealth funds, public sector pension funds, social security funds, and other international organizations in particular. (J.D., 1996, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law) Hogene Choi joined the firm as a partner in the Patent Strategy + Prosecution Group. She brings over 20 years of combined experience in technical software engineering, data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), patent prosecution, and litigation to the firm. Hogene focuses her practice on working with clients at the forefront of technological development on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution, transactions, and counseling. She also has significant patent litigation experience. Hogene holds a computer science degree in addition to her law degree and is considered a thought leader in her field. Hogene has received recognition for her work, written extensively, and participated in numerous speaking engagements on topics related to IP protection and patents for startups and AI and robotics in manufacturing. (J.D., 2007, University of California, Hastings College of the Law) Palo Alto Office UNITED STATES