Elizabeth is an international patent attorney with work experience in both U.S. and Chinese law firms, as well as US companies including Apple and Eaton. She is sought out by universities and professional organizations for her US and cross-border patent expertise, especially with respect to China, in both prosecution and litigation.
Elizabeth has accepted in-depth leadership roles in organizations such as the American Society of International Law (Executive Council) and the American Bar Association ( currently on Council of the Intellectual Property Law Section). She was also a research scholar at the College of Law at the Peking University and a visiting scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Starting with a B.S. in aerospace engineering from UC Berkeley, and then JD (University of Hawaii) and LL.M. (Georgetown), she is licensed to practice in three states and before the US Patent and Trademark Office. She has lectured and written frequently in both English and Chinese on IP issues, including, patent procurement, commercialization and litigation.