Education

Michigan State University, J.D.
  • summa cum laude
  • Jurisprudence Awards in Research, Writing & Analysis; Advocacy; Torts; Business Enterprises; Patent Litigation; Secured Transactions; and Advanced Legal Research
Michigan State University, Ph.D.
  • Chemistry
Nankai University, M.S.
  • Chemistry
Nankai University, B.S.
  • Chemistry

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Overview

Li Gao is an intellectual property attorney and registered patent attorney who focuses her practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications related to pharmaceutical, chemical, and medical device related technologies. 

Experience

Representative Matters

Patents

  • 2-Thiaquinolizidines and Process for the Preparation thereof.  US 7,342,010
  • Pyrrolo-thiazines and Processes for the Preparation and Use thereof. US 7,579,343
  • 2-Thiaquinolizidines as Glycosidase and Glycosyltransferase Inhibitors. EP 1657244

Prior Experience

  • Brinks Gilson & Lione, Associate, 2017-2018
  • AFID Therapeutics Inc., Director of Research and Development, 2006-2012
  • AFID Therapeutics Inc., Discovery Chemistry Group Leader, 2005-2006
  • AFID Therapeutics Inc., Research Scientist, 2004-2005
  • Michigan State University, Research/Teaching Assistant, 2000-2004

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese

Recognition

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Recognized as "One to Watch," 2021
    • Recognized in the area of Patent Law

News & Resources

Press Releases

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