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 focus on patent litigation and prosecution. Before becoming a lawyer, Jia was a research scientist in the fields of physical chemistry and biology. During her time as a Ph.D. candidate, 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.

Outside of law and science, Jia enjoys making art, reading science fiction novels, eating vegan pastries, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her pup.


ADMISSIONS:

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • 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)
  • Oregon Women Lawyers – Member (current)
  • Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association – Member (current)
  • Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon – Member (current)
  • American Bar Association – Member (current)

 

presentations:

  • Contract Basics for Small Businesses
    • Mercy Corps NW (November 8, 2017)
  • Patent Primer
    • Pregame (September 22, 2017)
  • Let's Talk About Butts: A Conversation on Copying
    • Design Week Portland (April 28, 2017)
  • IP Basics for Small Business Owners
    • Mercy Corps NW (April 19, 2017)
  • Towards New Techniques for Trapping Single Molecules in Phospholipid Films
    • 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting (2008)
  • Fabrication of Ultrathin Monomolecular Films for Single Molecule Manipulation
    • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry (2008)
  • Fabrication of Ultrathin Monolayer Films for Single Molecule Manipulation
    • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry (2007)
  • Fabrication of Ultrathin Molecular Films for Use in Single Molecule Manipulation
    • 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:

  • Contract Attorney – patent law firm in Portland, and 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)