Lily Zhang's practice is dedicated to intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution and providing clients with strategic insights in portfolio management. Lily is an engineer by training with deep technical knowledge, and her ability to craft creative solutions for helping companies manage their IP assets provides a tremendous value to clients. Her innovative computational biology and bioinformatics practice is focused on helping clients navigate the intersection of biopharma and high tech. She has experience in a broad range of technical areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, computational drug discovery and design, digital pathology, wireless technologies, cybersecurity and cryptography, medical devices, network hardware and software, electronic payment systems, battery composition and production, robotics, optics, and 3D printing and laser fabrication.
Lily has experience in prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications. She has prosecuted patent applications in industries such as biotech, data storage, accounting and record management, network security, cloud computing, mobile device security, RFID (radio-frequency identification), video processing, social networking, online games, consumer finances, electronic marketplaces, power generation and storage, and food production.
Lily has written and spoken on many intellectual property-related subjects, including copyright law as it relates to artificial intelligence and machine learning inventions, bioinformatics, and AI-related patents.
- Cardozo School of Law (J.D. 2009); University of California, Berkeley (B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2003)
- California, New York, and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" for patent law (2021 and 2023)
San Diego Business Journal: named a "Women of Influence in Technology" (2021) and selected as one of the "Next Top 40 Business Leaders Under 40" (2020)
- French and Mandarin