Education: Joanna received her B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011 and her J.D. from Loyola Law School with a concentration in Intellectual Property Law and a sub-concentration in Patent & Technology in 2014. During law school, Joanna served as President of the Intellectual Property Law Society and as Chief Technical Editor of the Loyola Law School International and Comparative Law Review. During this time, Joanna also worked as a research assistant for Professor Lee Petherbridge and was involved in the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association as the Philanthropy Chair.
Experience: Joanna is experienced in the prosecution and litigation of trademarks and patents for various technologies, including bioenergy and medical devices. During law school, Joanna worked as a law clerk with Cislo & Thomas LLP and also interned at the United States Patent and Trademark Office alongside examiners as well as at the Solicitor’s Office. Prior to law school, Joanna worked as a research assistant at the Joint Bioenergy Institute led by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In 2010, Joanna participated in the Engineering World Health Summer Institute Program and spent two months repairing and building sustainable medical equipment in hospitals in Honduras and Costa Rica.
Admissions: Joanna is admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Personal Interests: During her free time, Joanna enjoys handlettering, hiking, and volunteering.