Amy Motomura

Special Counsel
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About Amy

Amy Motomura's practice focuses on patent prosecution, portfolio strategy, and IP due diligence for life science companies, with an emphasis on medical device startups.

Prior to joining Cooley, Amy was an associate in Morrison Foerster's Palo Alto office. She received her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she served as a notes editor for the Stanford Law Review and received the Jay M. Spears Award for outstanding service to the journal. She also received the Stanford Law School 2012 Intellectual Property Writing Award and served as an editor for the Stanford Technology Law Review.

Prior to law school, Ms. Motomura earned an M.S. in Bioengineering from Stanford University and was the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She received her B.S.E., summa cum laude, in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University.


Stanford Law School
JD, 2012

Stanford University
MS, 2010, Bioengineering

Duke University
BSE, 2007, Biomedical Engineering