Joanna Y. Chen
Ms. Chen primarily focuses on IP prosecution, namely patent and trademark prosecution, IP due diligence and opinion work, as well as overall IP portfolio management and strategy. Previous and current clients that Ms. Chen has worked with range from start-ups with leading-edge biomedical technology to well-established Fortune 500 companies with intricate consumer products. Ms. Chen has also had extensive experience in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation.
Ms. Chen holds a B.S. degree in biomedical engineering from University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. degree with a concentration in Intellectual Property and a sub-concentration in Patent and Technology from Loyola Law School. During her undergraduate career, Ms. Chen worked as a research assistant at the Joint BioEnergy Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a research assistant. During law school, she served as the Chief Technical Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review and president of the LLS Intellectual Property Law Society, and also externed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Ms. Chen is a member of the State Bar of California and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She also has previously served as a board member and IP chair of the Santa Monica Bar Association.