Featured Members

July 2017

Hui (Harry) Wang

Hui (Harry) Wang

Hui (Harry) Wang is a partner of Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliott LLP, a patent boutique law firm in the Silicon Valley. His practice focuses on patent-related services including preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications as well as support for patent litigation and IP transactions. He has worked with international technology companies such as Intel, DJI, and Ericsson, and a number of startups. Before practicing law, Harry managed engineering teams over the U.S., China, and India for ten years. Link to Harry's personal interview (Chinese).

June 2017

Zheng (Jen) Liu

Zheng (Jen) Liu

Zheng (Jen) Liu is an Of Counsel and a member of the Intellectual Property Group in Orrick's Silicon Valley office. Her practice focuses on patent, trade secrets, and unfair competition litigation, due diligence and technology transactions across a broad range of industries. She advises Chinese companies on a wide range of legal issues specific to doing business in the United States, particularly in intellectual property, technology law, and commercial disputes. She has been leading Orrick’s Drone & other UAVs group in the past three years and has been the lead member for many patent infringement and commercial litigation cases. Her clients include DJI, Tencent and other Chinese technology clients.  Before joining Orrick, Zheng was an associate at a prominent IP litigation boutique firm, where she was involved in matters for Amgen Inc., Qualcomm etc. Link to Jen's personal interview (Chinese).

May 2017

 

Lin Sun-Hoffman

Lin Sun-Hoffman

Lin Sun-Hoffman is a founding Partner at Liu, Zheng, Chen & Hoffman LLP. She is a patent attorney with over 20-years experience focused on innovative life sciences. Lin has a wealth of experience in all aspects of patent policy and practice, ranging from patent preparation and prosecution, due diligence, opinion work, through licensing and technology transfer negotiation. She is licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the Maryland Bar. In addition to her patent work, Lin has extensive experience with Chinese regulatory authorities, i.e., the Chinese FDA and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ), and broader expertise in US and Chinese government affairs, serving clients ranging from start-up to Fortune-100. Link to Lin's personal interview (Chinese).

 

Alex Nie

Alex Nie

Dr. Alex Nie is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Sheppard Mullin's Palo Alto office. His practice focuses on global intellectual property (IP) protection strategy and technology transfer issues, including patent procurement and enforcement, IP valuation and monetization, licensing, and technology transfer. Dr. Nie advises multinational companies on technology transfer and M&A deals with Chinese companies and represents Chinese technology companies in their expansion to the US market. Prior to his legal career, Dr. Nie was a senior scientist with Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D, L.L.C. Link to Alex's personal interview (Chinese).

 

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Stephanie Yang

Stephanie Yang - She is a Taiwanese girl who loves dancing and an attorney who cares about public interest issues.  She is graceful on the ballroom dance floor yet firm and awe-inspiring in court.  She has impressive credentials from UC Berkeley, Stanford Law School, and Boston College Law School.  She joined a prestigious national firm after law school, but chose a somewhat less common path - management side employment law. Link to Stephanie's personal interview (Chinese).

 

Melinda Zhang

Melinda Zhang

Melinda Zhang is a managing attorney at the Law Office of Melinda M. Zhang. Her practice areas include immigration law, business/corporate law, and family law. She holds a B.A. in International Business, and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2008. She has successfully represented clients from a variety of different countries, both individuals and corporations. Melinda takes a proactive approach in reviewing her clients’ legal problems and delivering exceptional legal advice and services. Link to Melinda's personal interview (Chinese).

 

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