Mary Fuller

Mary Fuller

Senior Clinical Fellow

Mary Fuller is ASSIA’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, where she is a trusted executive who combines her technical expertise with her strong legal and business experience to provide advice and guidance to ASSIA, its executive management, and Board. Mary has specialized in high-tech for more than thirty-years.

Before ASSIA, Mary held positions including Chief IP Counsel and Managing Director at Maxim Integrated Products, where her global responsibilities extend to all facets of intellectual property, and further included primary responsibility for Compliance, Ethics, and Risk (CER), including Cybersecurity. Before Maxim, Mary served as a Director and Managing Counsel for Marvell Semiconductor where her primary responsibilities included serving as Assistant Secretary to the Board, as well as overseeing all litigation, driving key investigations, such as the Stock Option Backdating Investigation, and providing advice and guidance to Marvell’s executives and Board.

For nearly a decade before going in-house, Mary practiced law at high profile Silicon Valley law firms including Pennie and Edmonds, and Bingham McCutchen. Before that, Mary was an electrical engineer at Hewlett-Packard.

Mary holds an AAS in Electronics from Glendale Community College, a BSEE from Northern Arizona University, and a JD with honors from the University of Notre Dame School of Law. In 2015 Mary was awarded the Watermark Emerging Leader Award and profiled in Silicon Valley Magazine, and in 2016 Mary’s work was profiled in Modern Counsel Magazine.


J.D. with honors, University of Notre Dame School of Law

B.S.E.E. Northern Arizona University

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Currently Teaching

Entrepreneurs Law Clinic B Spring 2021
Entrepreneurs' Law Clinic Spring 2021