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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.

Additional Speaking Engagements

  • April 12, 2024
    University of San Diego School of Law PATCON 12 "Stroke of Artificial Genius: Reinventing the Concept of Inventorship in the Age of Artificial Intelligence"
  • April 3, 2024
    Biocom California "Stroke of Artificial Genius: Reinventing the Concept of Inventorship in the Age of Artificial Intelligence"
  • March 8, 2024
    Women in IP Speaker Series "IP, Advocacy, and Dispute Resolution in the Age of Artificial Intelligence"
  • December 1, 2023
    Cleveland State University College of Law IP+ Conference "Cross-Border Trade in IP"
  • November 6, 2023
    Biocom California "Breaking Down Silos: Harnessing AI for Biopharma Advancement"