Serena Li, PhD

Senior Associate

Yang (Serena) Li is an intellectual property lawyer who represents clients in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

Before joining the firm, Dr. Li was a summer associate at two other law firms in New York. Previously, Dr. Li worked as a patent agent at a law firm in Bloomington, Minnesota, where she prosecuted United States and international patents for pharmaceutical, chemical and polymer inventions. 

While working toward her doctorate at University of Minnesota, Dr. Li explored the stereochemistry in polyketide biosynthesis.

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  • Education

    • JD, New York University School of Law, 2020

      cum laude Senior Article Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law
    • PhD, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2015

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York

    • US Patent and Trademark Office

  • Languages

    • Chinese (Mandarin)



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