Elizabeth Yang is a founding partner of Yang & Wang, P.C. She has been practicing law since 2007 and specializes in Intellectual Property Law, including Patents (Applications & Litigation), Copyrights (Applications & Litigation) and Trademarks (Applications & Litigation). Ms. Yang also specializes in Traffic Ciations, Family Law (Child custody & Child Support) & is a certified Mediator.
Her IP practice is primarily focused on Intellectual Property litigation at the Federal District and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Ms. Yang’s practice also includes complex business litigation, patent prosecution and trademark prosecution.
Prior to founding Yang & Wang, P.C, Ms. Yang practiced law at Howrey LLP and Connolly Bove Novak Druce & Quigg LLP, both large-sized Intellectual Property law firms where her practice primarily focused on a variety of technologies, including electronics, hardware, software, variable data printers, fingerprinting sensors, data packet processing, network security systems, microprocessors, and automated telephonic systems along with IP Litigation.
Ms. Yang is also experienced in drafting patent validity opinion letters, requests for reexamination, intellectual property licensing agreements and trademark consent agreements.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Yang worked for Raytheon Company as an electrical engineer designing radar systems. She has also interned at NASA – Jet Propulsion Lab, working as a team member on the main control unit of the Mars Exploration Rover.
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Contribution Award||Howrey LLP||N/A|
|Board Member / Founder Award||National Association of Asian American Professionals||N/A|
|Partner||Yang & Wang, P.C.||2011 - 2012|
|Associate||Adli Law Group, P.C.||2010 - 2011|
|Associate||Howrey||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|California Minority Counsel Program||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Asian American Professionals||Board Member||2008 - Present|
|American Intellectual Property Law Association||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|National Asian Pacific American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2007 - 2011|
|Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County||Attorney Member||2007 - Present|
|Seagate v. Western Digital||N/A|
|Electronics for Imaging v. Acacia Technologies LLC||N/A|
|Kaneka Corporation v. Sinochem||N/A|
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|World Journal||How the New Patent Law May Affect Business||2012|
|University of La Verne College of Law||Law / Business||JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA||2006|
|Univ of California Berkeley||Electrical Engineering and Computer Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||2002|
|Women in NAAAP Panel||Women in Leadership||2011|
|NAAAP Work/Life Panel||Work/Life Balance||2011|
|National Convention||Law 101||2008|