Ellen Pao will continue her fight in court

Ellen Pao To Appeal Gender Bias DecisionEllen Pao has filed a notice to appeal the result of her gender discrimination case against her former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to court documents filed today.

Pao lost all counts of her case against the venture capital firm on March 27, 2015 when a jury found that her gender was not the motivating reason for her not being promoted to a general or senior partner, or for her termination at the firm.

EARLIER: Ellen Pao has lost her historic discrimination lawsuit against major VC firm Kleiner Perkins

In a move typical for defendants who prevail in employment lawsuits, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers filed in April to recover $973,000 in court fees, but said it would waive its legal costs if Pao gave up her right to appeal. The majority of Kleiner's costs included $865,000 in expert witness fees, according to the firm's filing.

Pao's notice to appeal indicates that she's not going to give up that right, although there is no indication on what grounds she is appealing.

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Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, speaks to the media at state court in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. A jury soundly rejected Ellen Pao's claims of gender discrimination by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in a case that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks and exposed how women fare in the male-dominated world of venture capital. Photographer: Josh Edelson/Bloomberg via Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 27: Ellen Pao (R) leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse with her attorney Alan Exelrod on March 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. A jury found no gender bias against Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao and former employee at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers. Pao was suing Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers for $16 million alleging she was sexually harassed by male officials. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 27: Ellen Pao (R) leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse with her attorney Therese Lawlwess on March 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. A jury found no gender bias against Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao and former employee at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers. Pao was suing Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers for $16 million alleging she was sexually harassed by male officials. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 27: Ellen Pao (C) leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse on March 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. A jury found no gender bias against Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao and former employee at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers. Pao was suing Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers for $16 million alleging she was sexually harassed by male officials. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 27: Ellen Pao (R) leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse with her attorney Therese Lawlwess on March 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. A jury found no gender bias against Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao and former employee at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers. Pao was suing Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers for $16 million alleging she was sexually harassed by male officials. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, exits state court in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. A jury soundly rejected Pao's claims of gender discrimination by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in a case that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks and exposed how women fare in the male-dominated world of venture capital. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, right, exits state court with her lawyers Therese Lawless, center, and Allan Axelrod in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. A jury soundly rejected Pao's claims of gender discrimination by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in a case that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks and exposed how women fare in the male-dominated world of venture capital. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, center, arrives at state court with her lawyers in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. A jury soundly rejected Ellen Pao's claims of gender discrimination by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in a case that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks and exposed how women fare in the male-dominated world of venture capital. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, second left, arrives at state court with her lawyers in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. A jury soundly rejected Ellen Pao's claims of gender discrimination by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in a case that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks and exposed how women fare in the male-dominated world of venture capital. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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