Dr. Bing Liang represents biotechnological and pharmaceutical companies on the procurement and protection of intellectual property. Her practice encompasses global patent portfolio development, management, and enforcement, particularly in the areas of biologics and diagnostics.
She prepares and prosecutes patent applications in a variety of technologies including antibody therapeutics, immuno-oncology therapeutics, cell therapies, genome editing, antisense therapeutics, enzyme replacement therapies, stem cells, and whole genome sequencing.
Bing advises clients regarding patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate issues and performs due diligence evaluations of patent portfolios in connection with venture capital and private equity financings, collaborations, and/or partnering deals. She is experienced in licensing agreements and matters related to U.S. Food & Drug Administraton (FDA) approval.
Her practice also includes various post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including inter partes reviews (IPRs).
Her representative clients include AbbVie, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Celgene, and Genentech, as well as other start-up companies, established companies, academic institutions, and investment firms.
Prior to practicing law, Bing obtained her Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, where her research focused on chromatin remodeling and its functions in maintaining genome integrity. During this time she discovered important roles of chromatin remodeling complexes in DNA damage repair and telomere length maintenance. Bing has extensive technical experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, immunology, and cell biology.
- April 20, 2019
The Life Science Patent Landscape and Capital Markets - Updates in China and US, 2019 Chinese Bioscience Association Symposium
- October 14, 2017
Opportunities for Biosimilar Companies under the U.S. Legal System, 2017 Chinese Bioscience Association Annual Conference
- May 8, 2015
Lecture Presentation, Beijing Foreign Studies University, "Patent Operation in Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industries."
- University of Washington (J.D. 2012); New York University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences 2009); Jilin University (B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2004)
- California and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office