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Jeong Ah Joy Lee

Jeong Ah Joy Lee

Mayer Brown LLP

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Joy Lee is an Intellectual Property associate in Mayer Brown's Palo Alto office. She is a registered patent attorney whose practice primarily focuses on patent litigation in the high tech industry. She has played a leading role in representing clients before federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. International Trace Commission (337 Investigations), and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (validity proceedings).

Joy's patent litigation practice covers a wide range of technologies, including computer hardware and software, mobile telecommunications, automotive devices, and medical devices. Joy has represented such companies as AT&T, Google, Toyota, Sony, Motorola, Bosch, Gemalto, SAP, and 3M.

Joy has litigated over three dozen cases and handled all aspects of litigation from complaint to trial and appeal. Joy is experienced in pretrial discovery such as expert depositions, Markman hearings, and motion practice. Joy has prepared more than a dozen inter partes review and covered business method petitions and supporting expert declarations. Her practice also includes strategic IP counseling and licensing.

During law school, Joy interned at Scientific Atlanta, a Cisco company, where she assisted in IP portfolio management and licensing. While earning her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, she served as a research assistant at Beckman Institute for three years, where she researched harmful bio-effects of piezoelectric transducers. She also completed internships in power systems engineering in Hong Kong and in biomedical engineering in Germany. 

Joy received her B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law, where she was the Managing Editor of Emory International Law Review.

She is a member of the State Bar of New York. She is also admitted to practice in the courts of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the Eastern District of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Her publication entitled “Navigating the Growing Patchwork of Fraudulent Patent Demand Letter Laws: Tips for Patent Owners and Accused Infringers,” appeared in InsideCounsel on October 7, 2015.

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