Ms. Li’s practice focuses on assisting biotechnology companies in protecting and expanding their patent portfolios. She also counsels clients on intellectual property matters, including licensing, opinion drafting, and due diligence analysis. She has experience in all aspects of patent litigation. She has represented clients in patent litigations involving various areas of biotechnology, medical devices, and ANDA litigation. As part of a team, she has also represented a death-row inmate in an appeal to the Virginia Supreme Court on a pro bono basis, and has been named a “Rising Star” in the 2013 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers in the area of “Intellectual Property.”
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Li conducted research in the fields of epidemiology and reproductive endocrinology. After completing her undergraduate work, Ms. Li conducted research in reproductive endocrinology. While attending graduate school and after graduation, Ms. Li worked at the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where she focused on the surveillance and control of tuberculosis, herpes and ricketsial diseases. After which, Ms. Li worked as an epidemiologist at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where she participated in the investigation of the anthrax outbreak in October 2001, conducted disease surveillance and control for vector and rodent-borne disease, and coordinated some activities within the Division of Environmental Health.
Is The Federal Circuit Affecting U.S. Treaties? The ITC, 271(g), GATT/TRIPS & The Kinik Decision, 16 Fordham I.P.L.J. vol. 2, 601 (Winter 2006)
2008 Thurgood Marshall Award for Capital Representation given by the Committee on Capital Punishment of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, summa cum laude
CDC: Anthrax Outbreak October – November 2001, Certificate of Completion