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O’Melveny Alumna Margaret Ikeya Named Best Bay Area Corporate Counsel in IP

March 13, 2015 Former O’Melveny partner Margaret Chu Ikeya, currently the Senior Director and Managing Counsel for IP Transactions at Hewlett-Packard, was recently named Best Bay Area Corporate Counsel in IP by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times. A profile of Ikeya in the publications’ awards coverage titled “Margaret Chu Ikeya of Hewlett-Packard shares her secret to being a good leader” notes that Ikeya has “made a notable contribution to securing the intellectual property of an HP product” and has “established herself as a force to be reckoned with.” The article quotes Peter Yennadhiou, vice president and associate general counsel for IP transactions and counseling at Hewlett-Packard, who remarked that Ikeya has many strengths. “[S]he's good at people management, on legal issues and has a lot of business acumen," he said.