18th Annual Business Law Spring Luncheon and 2013 Distinguished Business Law Graduate Award
Date: April 18, 2013
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Location: The Governor Hotel, Billiard Room
About Ying Chen
Ying Chen has been practicing intellectual property law in Los Angeles, CA since graduating from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1995. Her current practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications, as well as counseling clients on issues relating to patent infringement and validity. Ying has represented numerous technology companies, both large and small, in cases involving a broad range of technologies, including electronics; computer hardware and software; materials and chemicals; and mechanical devices.
Before co-founding Chen Yoshimura LLP, Ying was a partner at a leading global law firm. She and her partner established their own practice in 2005 to bring their experience and expertise together in an environment that would allow them to provide clients with high quality, dedicated and cost-effective service. They have stayed true to that philosophy.
Ying received her B.S. degree in physics from Peking University, Beijing, China, and her Ph.D. degree in applied physics from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Ying enjoys backpacking, rock climbing, and other outdoor adventures.
Hogan & Hartson LLP, Partner, 2003-2005, Associate, 2000-2002
Loeb & Loeb LLP, Associate, 1995-2000
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Past Distinguished Business Law Graduates
April 5th, 2012
Jun Ge ‘95
This year, the Law School is pleased to bestow this honor upon Jun Ge, who graduated from the East China University of Political Science and Law and Lewis & Clark Law School in 1995.
April 28th, 2011
Jordan Schnitzer ‘76
This year, the Law School is pleased to bestow this honor upon Jordan D. Schnitzer, who graduated from University of Oregon in 1973 and from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1976.
April 23rd, 2010
Michael T. Winslow ’80
This year, the Law School is pleased to bestow this honor upon Michael T. Winslow, who graduated from Indiana University and from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1980. Mike is a member of the American Bar Association and the Oregon State Bar Association.
April 29th, 2009
Trudy Allen ’82
This year, the Law School is pleased to bestow this honor upon Trudy Allen, who graduated magna cum laude from Pennsylvania State University, and from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1982.
April 18th, 2008
Jeff B. Curtis ’86
This year, the Law School is pleased to bestow this honor upon Jeff B. Curtis, who graduated magna cum laude in 1986 from the Law School
May 1st, 2007
Ron (Rongwei) Cai ’90
A 1990 honors graduate of the Law School, Ron (Rongwei) Cai is a partner in Davis Wright Tremaine’s Shanghai Office. Ron, who received an LL.M. from Columbia Law School and an LL.B. with honors from Xiamen University School of Law, is also fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese.
April 7th, 2006
Sen. Betsy Johnson
Betsy received her undergraduate degree in History from Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota) and her Law degree from the Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College. A licensed commercial pilot of both fixed and rotor-wing aircraft, she founded Transwestern Helicopters, Inc., in 1978.
April 22nd, 2005
Wayne Perry ’75
We are very excited to announce the inauguration of what will become an annual honor, the Distinguished Business Law Graduate. This year, we will honor Wayne Perry (‘75), Chief Executive Officer of Edge Wireless LLC as our first Distinguished Business Law Graduate. Prior to his position at Edge Wireless, Mr. Perry served as Vice-Chairman of AT&T Wireless Services, and has been a leader in the wireless telecommunications industry.