Ms. Niu’s experience is concentrated on Intellectual Property. She has over 25 years of experience in the intellectual property field, and is responsible for directing and coordinating communications with numerous clients from Asia. Her role is to serve as a primary contact point for clients in order to interface the project needs and requirements of the clients who benefit from her fluency in English and Chinese, as well as her experience at the interface between Chinese and U.S. intellectual property law. On all U.S. cases, she supports Mr. Marquez, who is a registered attorney with the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Ms. Niu manages international patent and trademark filing, prosecution and maintenance. Her responsibilities include aiding in the preparation and review of patent and trademark applications, responses, amendments and other formal communications with the USPTO, supervising intellectual property staff and client correspondence.
Ms. Niu was a computer programmer analyst before she entered the intellectual property field. She was a patent engineer with the Union Chemical Laboratories (UCL), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) from 1991 to 1997. Her experience in that capacity included aiding in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the US, Europe and throughout Asia, interfacing with inventors and foreign patent attorneys, and lecturing on patent claims drafting.
Ms. Niu has attended and completed formal training programs in patent and trademark prosecution, including those administered by the USPTO, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association