Focusing on broad areas of physics, optics, medical devices, electrical engineering, materials science, data analytics, and computer science, Yi-Chia Lin, Ph.D., drafts and prosecutes patent applications in signal processing, circuit design, stream data analytics, machine learning, robotic systems, semiconductor devices, ultrasound thermal therapy, motion tracking devices, and mobile payments.
Yi-Chia’s prior research experience includes utilizing various programming languages to process real-time imaging data, utilizing nanotechnology, micro-fabrication, and biomedical techniques to manufacture medical devices, performing various microscopies to study characteristics of bio-materials, designing embedded triple-band antennas in mobile phone communication systems, and studying characteristics of electrical transmission lines at various radiofrequencies to improve performance of integrated circuits. She has co-authored more than 10 peer-reviewed journal articles relating to these and other fields.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Yi-Chia was a science advisor at another international law firm, and prior to that, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University and a graduate research assistant at Harvard University.
Suffolk University Law School, 2018, J.D.
Harvard University, 2009, Ph.D., Physics
National Tsing Hua University, 2001, M.S., Physics
National Taiwan Normal University, 1999, B.S.
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)