Ms. Ahn’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:
- Alibaba Group Holdings Limited in a putative class action filed in California federal court asserting claims for direct and contributory copyright and trademark infringement in connection with Alibaba’s alleged provision of “virtual storefront space” to merchants that sell goods that infringe plaintiff’s copyrights and trademarks.
- Facebook in connection with a variety of intellectual property counseling matters.
- Sirius XM (and its Pandora subsidiary) in the Web V proceeding before the Copyright Royalty Board, which will determine the rates to be paid by non-interactive (i.e., radio-style) webcasters to the recorded music industry for the rights to publicly perform copyrighted sound recordings and to make ephemeral copies of those recordings over the 2021–25 period.
Ms. Ahn also has an active pro bono practice and has served on the Weil team representing the Ramapough Lenape Nation in a religious discrimination action brought against the Township of Mahwah, N.J. and a local homeowner’s association.
Ms. Ahn received her J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where she served as articles editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. During law school, she served as a judicial intern to the Hon. Juan R. Torruella on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and was a finalist in the New York City Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. Ms. Ahn received her B.A., magna cum laude, in International Studies from Boston College.