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Shelley Chen

Shelley (Xiaoyu) Chen is an associate in the firm’s Orange County office.

Shelley practices intellectual property law with a focus on patent prosecution in semiconductor, nanotechnology, and other areas of physics and chemistry.

Shelley received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. While attending law school, she worked as a staff editor of the AIPLA Quarterly Journal.

Before attending law school, Shelley received her M.S. in Materials Science from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, where she researched the packaging materials for semiconductor and anode materials for batteries.

Shelley worked as a summer associate with the firm in 2019 and joined the firm in 2020.

The George Washington University, J.D.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich, M.S., Materials Science
Nanjing University, B.S., Materials Chemistry
State Bar of California

Chemical, Industrial & Materials


Automation & Robotics

Building Products & Materials

Chemical Engineering

Concrete & Aggregates

Cosmetics & Personal Care Products


Fuel Cells & Batteries

Mining Chemicals

Organic Chemistry



Communications Technology

Fiber Optic Networks

Consumer Products & Services

Aesthetics & Personal Care Products

Food & Beverage

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Healthcare Information Technology


Biodegradable Materials

Clean Technology

Energy Efficient Technologies



Solar Power

Medical Devices & Procedures

Annulus & Nucleus Repair


Biocompatible Polymers & Coatings

Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Infusion


Wound Care

Transportation & Vehicles


Fuels & Additives

Tires & Wheels

Design Patents
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

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