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Our team is full of bright individuals who are ready to work with you on any problems you may have!

Mandy Song, Ph. D.

Founding and Managing Partner

Dr. Mandy Song brings more than a decade’s experience in patent practice, including patent prosecution, client counseling, patent portfolio management & transactions, patent litigation in U.S. federal district courts and Section 337 investigations at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)…

Chan Chen, Ph. D.

Senior Patent Specialist

Chan Chen’s practice focuses on patent procurement and counseling, with a decade-long extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for clients in the areas of computer software, display technologies and display device, autonomous driving, vehicular electronics, wireless communications, social network, virtual reality, etc…

Gulnaz Donahue

Of Counsel

Gulnaz Donahue has extensive experience in all aspects of trademark, unfair competition, and copyright law. She counsels clients on the availability and registration of trademarks and secures trademark registrations in the United States and throughout the world.  Ms. Donahue prepares and prosecutes U.S. trademark applications, including extensions of protection of International Registrations…

Hank Hong

Patent Specialist

Having practiced in both in-house and law firms, Hank knows the importance of building patent portfolios for corporations and how effective collaborations and communications between in-house and law firms may help develop…

Alex Hu

Of Counsel

Alex Hu performs various tasks related to patent preparation and prosecution for clients in the Semiconductor, Electronics, Circuit Design, Communication, Software, and Computer Science.  His technical expertise covers diverse fields, including…

Cheri Huang

Patent Agent

Cheri Huang is a registered patent agent with over one decade’s experience in international and domestic patent prosecution/litigation. Cheri obtained multiple advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Industrial Management…

Lilian Li

Paralegal

Lilian has been a paralegal in the intellectual property practice for over 10 years, providing assistance to partners and associates at law firms, as well as managing patent prosecution procedures in a giant multinational company. Prior to joining Bayes…

Dianting Liu, Ph. D.

Patent Specialist

Dr. Dianting Liu’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications for clients in the areas of electrical and computer engineering. Dianting’s unique and expansive background of expertise and experience has enabled her to contribute significantly to the fields of image and video processing, machine learning…

Anna Michaud

Paralegal

Anna Michaud supports the attorneys and clients of Bayes PLLC as an Intellectual Property Paralegal.  With over 30 years in Intellectual Property Law in biotechnology, mechanical, and chemical practice areas…

Megan Deng

Patent Agent

Megan’s work as a patent agent includes assisting attorneys in patent application and prosecution. She has experience drafting and prosecuting in technologies involving computer software, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering….

Anna O'Connor

Paralegal

Anna O’Connor has been a patent prosecution secretary for over 25 years providing assistance to partners and associates at prominent law firms throughout the DC-Metro and Southern California areas. She maintains responsibility for the full spectrum of patent and trademark prosecution matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office…

Anthony Canning

Patent Agent

Anthony Canning is a registered patent agent at Bayes PLLC. Anthony has over fifteen years in the patent field.  His first three years were as a patent examiner at the USPTO in Technology Center 2800.  Since then, Anthony has drafted and prosecuted thousands of patent applications for a wide range of clients in the fields of wireless communication.

Kris Teng

Counsel

Kris Teng has litigated every phase of a case, from patent acquisitions to filing, inter partes review, discovery, claim construction, settlement discussions, summary judgment, trial, and appeal.  His business acumen, honed through years of management experience, ensures that litigation activities align with his clients’ broader business objectives within their respective industries.  In addition, his breadth of technical experience permits him to effectively litigate patents across a wide range of technologies.

Philip Z. Wang

Partner

Philip Wang brings to Bayes his extensive experience in IP procurement, enforcement, and counseling, gained through a decade-long career in private practice and as an in-house counsel of multinational corporations.  Prior to Bayes PLLC, Philip has worked for Sony Corporation in Japan, Kangxin Partners, PC in China, Prebeg, Faucett & Abbott, PLLC in the United States.

Gavin Ye, Ph. D.

Partner

Dr. Gavin Ye practices all aspects of patent law.  His decade-long experience includes patent asset creation and transaction, portfolio management, client counseling, patent litigation before federal district courts and Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Wenchong Shu, Ph. D.

Patent Agent

Dr. Wenchong Shu is a registered patent agent with a decade of experience in patent practice, including prosecution, litigation, opinions, and due diligence, in a wide spectrum of technical fields covering quantum technology, microfabrication and nanotechnology, semiconductors and integrated circuits, optics and laser technology, optoelectronic devices and electronic devices, information and cryptographic technology, network and telecommunication technology, computer hardware and software, e-commerce and business methods, etc.

Wayne Zou, Ph. D.

Founding Partner

Dr. Wayne Zou has a decade of experience in patent practice, including patent procurement, client counseling, patent portfolio management & transactions, post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and patent litigation in U.S. federal district courts and Section 337 investigations at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Wayne has prepared and prosecuted thousands of patent applications in the electrical, software, Internet, electro-mechanical, medical device, and business methods fields.

Ray Li

Patent Specialist

Ray focuses on global IP procurement and landscape, with rich and unique experience in prosecuting patents in different countries and regions. She is skilled in patent law and practice of China, U.S., Europe, and Japan, and has drafted and prosecuted more than one thousand patents globally for various clients in the past. She has extensive expertise in a wide range of technical areas, including semiconductor, IC circuit, computer software, display technology, and wireless communication. Ray is well versed at utility patents and design patents, and particularly experienced in global landscape of design patents.

Zack Zhou, Ph. D.

Patent Agent

Zack Zhou, Ph.D., is a registered patent agent at Bayes PLLC performing various tasks related to patent preparation and prosecution for clients in a wide range of technical fields, including Semiconductor, Electronics, medical devices, nanotechnology, and biotechnology.

Raymond Werner

Of Counsel

Ray Werner has more more than three decades of experience in patent practice, including patent prosecution, client counseling, patent portfolio management, transactions, and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Neal Wang

Associate

Neal graduated from University of California, Davis School of Law. He earned the Intellectual Property Certificate and ranked top 15% in his class. Neal received his B.E. degree in Electronic Information Engineering from Beihang University, with a research focus on electromagnetic field, wireless technology, modern cryptography, and information security. He was both an inventor and a patent advisor for his fellow student during his college and law school years.

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