Roxana Yang, Esq. (Full Biography)

Roxana Yang is a Founding Partner of PatentEsque Law Group.  She specializes in intellectual property strategy, including competitive portfolio analysis, patent counseling, portfolio development and evaluation, assisting clients to design around competitors' patents, and performing noninfringement & invalidity analyses.

Roxana has extensive experience in both software and hardware technologies.  

In the software area, Roxana has worked on patents in areas such as electronic commerce, web crawlers, biometric authentication technologies, bandwidth control, error detection algorithms, wireless technology, business methods, Java Virtual Machine related technologies, and other Internet and non-Internet related applications.

In the hardware area, Roxana has worked on patents in areas such as semiconductor use and fabrication (DRAM, MRAM, flash memory, etc.), LCD projector and related technologies, magnetic resonance imaging, programmable logic devices, ASICs, microprocessors, wireless base stations (CDMA, W-CDMA, etc.), DVD, digital cameras, MP3 devices, video-on-demand, and other circuit related technologies.

Roxana has also drafted and negotiated various joint development and technology licensing agreements, and before that, practiced as a patent litigator.

Before co-founding PatentEsque Law Group, Roxana was an attorney at the intellectual property law firm, Pennie & Edmonds, LLP.

Roxana is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the State Bar of California.  She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.

Roxana is a member of the American Bar Association, the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association, and the
Associates of the California Institute of Technology.

She is also a regular
speaker and author on a wide variety of patent law matters for organizations such as the Practising Law Institute, and is listed in Marquis Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in the World.

Roxana received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law).

Roxana can be reached by email at, or by phone at 650-948-0822 (O).

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