Featured Members

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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