Intellectual Property & Business Attorney  Portland, OR

Jia J. Feng

 
 

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Attorney Bio:

Jia J. Feng is an intellectual property and business attorney with a background in the natural sciences. Before becoming a lawyer, Jia was an undergraduate researcher in physical chemistry and a Ph.D. candidate in biology. She also taught biology laboratory courses at a large research university. Now, as a member of the Res Nova Law team, Jia uses a methodical and analytic approach to create effective intellectual property and business solutions for her clients.


ADMISSIONS:

  • State Courts of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

Civic & PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:

  • Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts – Board Member (current)
  • Oregon State Bar – Member (current)
    • Intellectual Property Section – Member (current)
    • Business Section – Member (current)
    • Technology Law Section – Member (current)
    • Diversity Section – Member (current)
    • New Lawyers Division – Member (current)
  • American Bar Association – Member (current)
  • Oregon Women Lawyers – Member (current)
  • Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association – Member (current)

SCIENCE BACKGROUND:

  • Ph.D. Candidate – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Biological Sciences (2009-2011)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Biological Sciences (2009-2011)
  • Undergraduate Researcher – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (2006-2009)

Poster presentations:

  • 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting (2008)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (2008)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (2007)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Laboratory for Surface Studies (2007)

EDUCATION & AWARDS:

  • J.D. with a Focus on Patent Law – Lewis & Clark Law School (2012-2016)
    • Associate Editor of Environmental Law Review – Lewis & Clark Law School (2013-2016)
    • Best Appellate Brief – Moot Court Competition (2013)
    • Honors – Legal Writing and Analysis (2013)
    • Community Service Award (2013)
    • Pro Bono Award (2013)
  • Ph.D. Coursework in Biological Sciences – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2009-2011)
    • Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award (2010)
    • Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award (2009)
  • B.A. in Philosophy with double minor in Chemistry & Premedical Studies – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2005-2009)
    • 1st Place McFarland Award for Undergraduate Research (2008)
    • 2nd Place McFarland Award for Undergraduate Research (2007)

Legal Experience:

  • Freelance Attorney – patent law firm in Portland (2016)
  • Freelance Attorney – IP & business law firm in Portland (2016)
  • Law Clerk – patent law firm in Portland (2015)
  • Patent Prosecution Intern – greentech company in Portland (2014-2015)
  • Law Clerk – federal agency in Portland (2013-2015)
  • Legal Intern – social justice nonprofit in Portland (2013)