Guoping Da, an IP litigator and counselor, represents multinational companies in IP enforcement and infringement actions in the United States and China. These representations have involved a broad range of technologies such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, animal health products, optics, computer hardware and software technologies, and vehicle telematics. Guoping also has extensive experience assisting clients on trade secret matters and published an article regarding strategies for trade secret protection in China.
Guoping also assists multinational companies on compliance and corruption matters. Her experience includes advising clients on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues and conducting related investigations, providing compliance training for clients operating in China, and conducting anticorruption due diligence for inbound investment.
Guoping's Ph.D. thesis is focused on structure determination and function characterization of gene regulatory proteins, including histone deacetylases and histone demethylases. As such, she is familiar with a broad range of molecular, biochemical, and biophysical research tools centered around X-ray crystallography and structure-based drug design.
- January 18, 2016
Fee Shifting Strategies for Patent Troll Litigation and IP Review in M&A Transactions
- Baylor University (J.D. magna cum laude 2009; Technical Editor, Senior Notes and Comments Editor, Baylor Law Review); University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D. in Biochemistry 2006); Beijing University (B.S. in Chemistry 2000)
- Texas and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas