Dr. Jiangqiong Liu Joins Lathrop Gage’s Intellectual Property Team in Boulder


Lathrop Gage is pleased to welcome Dr. Jiangqiong (Jessica) Liu as Of Counsel in the firm’s Boulder, Colorado office. She joins the firm’s Intellectual Property Team and will focus her patent practice in the fields of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, therapeutic methods, diagnostic methods, and biotechnology.

The addition of Dr. Liu to Lathrop Gage’s Boulder office enhances the strength of the office in providing cutting-edge intellectual property counsel to high-tech companies, biotechnology and life services institutions, research universities and innovative startups. As with Dr. Liu, many of the firm’s intellectual property attorneys and patent agents hold a variety of advanced scientific degrees, from biochemistry to optics, especially of value when counseling clients in complex industry areas. The Boulder office represents a range of clients – from Fortune 500 corporations to small startup companies on intellectual property matters and prosecutes hundreds of original patent applications each year.

Dr. Liu handles a variety of matters, including counseling clients in the areas of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate opinions, infringement and validity opinions, and overall due diligence reviews. She previously practiced for more than six years with a boutique intellectual property law firm in Littleton, Colorado, and has focused the entirety of her legal practice in the areas of intellectual property and intellectual property litigation.

Dr. Liu received her Juris Doctor from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 2010, and her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Brigham Young University, 2007, in Provo, Utah. While pursuing her doctorate, Liu helped develop a new methodology for the synthesis of C6-modified purine nucleosides. She received her M.S. in Fine Chemicals from Dalian University of Technology, 1998, in Dalian, China, and her B.S. in Dyeing and Finishing Engineering from Xi’an Polytechnic University, 1994, in Xi’an, China.

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