One of the key decisions that needs to be made in the aftermath of a successful ransomware attack is whether or not the victim organization can or should pay the ransom. Of course, there are many considerations that go into such a decision – for example, whether the payment is
Margaret Ukwu is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Intellectual Property and Product Liability groups. She focuses her practice on complex patent litigation involving a broad range of technologies, including electrical arts pertaining to mechanical systems, computer architecture, pharmaceutical and medical devices, internet applications, mobile operating systems, wireless communications and user interfaces. She also advises clients on all aspects of patentability and provides patent counseling regarding invalidity, non-infringement and freedom to operate assessments.
Margaret also specializes in all aspects of pre-trial work and trial preparation, including drafting motions in limine, jury instructions, working on demonstrative and exhibit lists, preparing witnesses for trial and drafting opening and closing statements.
While in law school, Margaret interned for the Honorable Sam Rugege at the Supreme Court of Rwanda. Prior to practicing law, she worked as a control systems engineer at a large multinational company.