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Deborah L. Lu, Ph.D.

Deborah L. Lu, Ph.D.

Vedder Price P.C.

New York City, NY, USA

Deborah L. Lu, Ph.D. is a shareholder in the New York office of Vedder Price P.C. and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.

Dr. Lu obtains and evaluates intellectual property protection, manages complex patent portfolios and counsels clients regarding validity, freedom-to-operate and patentability in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. In particular, she prepares and prosecutes patent applications, negotiates transactions involving intellectual property issues such as licenses and agreements, is involved in contentious matters and enforces patents in the United States and throughout the world.

Dr. Lu received a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry from Cornell University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the University of Michigan. She was a post-doctoral fellow in Microbiology at Harvard Medical School and Structural Biology at the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine at the New York University Medical Center. Dr. Lu also received a J.D. from the evening program at Fordham University School of Law.

Dr. Lu is a faculty member for the American Conference Institute and the Practising Law Institute as well as an adjunct professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

Dr. Lu is a member of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association and New York State Bar.  She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Deborah L. Lu, Ph.D. is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Are Chemicals Still Patentable Subject Matter? - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, September 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Tuesday, September 26, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, New York, NY

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