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Cindy H. Chen

Cindy H. Chen


phone 703-827-3817

fax 571-395-8753

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Ms. Chen’s practice focuses on patent litigation and prosecution. Her litigation experience includes matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission. In addition to litigation matters, Ms. Chen has experience prosecuting patent applications relating to a range of technical subjects, including biotechnology, medical and mechanical devices, software, and semiconductor devices.

During law school, Ms. Chen spent a summer interning in-house at Hyundai Heavy Industries, where she drafted intellectual property licensing agreements and assisted in litigation matters before federal district courts. Before attending law school, Ms. Chen was a researcher with the Research and Development Group of the Canadian Blood Services. Her research focused on applying proteomics to define the molecular mechanisms governing platelet storage lesion, in an effort to improve the shelf-life of transfusable platelet concentrates in blood banks. 

When she is not practicing law, Ms. Chen translates Korean and Chinese short fiction. Her translations have been published in a number of literary journals and anthologies. Ms. Chen also enjoys reading, road trips, snowboarding, and hockey.