Ping Cao, Ph.D.


Ping Cao, Ph.D., focuses her practice on intellectual property (IP) matters related to patent prosecution and strategies, due diligence, and transactions. Ping is a seasoned chemist who brings experience in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, material science, polymer science, agricultural chemical, and biochemistry areas. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ping served as a TC1600 patent examiner at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for nearly six years, where she reviewed and examined patent applications in the field of pharmaceutical science (including novel chemical entities, drug formulation and delivery, new use of known drugs), cosmetics, medical implants, nanotechnology, and material sciences.