Dr. Ning Li


Two North Market Street
Third Floor
San Jose, CA 95113 USA

tel  +1 408.938.9080 x112
fax +1 408.938.9069

email nli@mhbpatents.com
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Dr. Ning Li earned a B.S. and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Xian Jiaotong University. She obtained a Ph.D. in Plasma Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where her research focused on the theories, equipment development and modeling of plasma processing technologies applied in semiconductor device fabrications. She obtained J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law with the emphasis on intellectual property laws. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Dr. Li had extensive experience in the R&D of semiconductor and optics industries. During her doctorate thesis research, she developed the novel technology of Chemically Enhanced Physical Vapor Deposition, for which she made numerous presentations in academic conferences. While employed at Novellus Systems as a Process Development Engineer, she continued working on research and development of interconnect deposition and plasma etching technologies. Dr. Li also has experience working in a small start up company in the optics industry where she led several projects in the development of Reactive Atom Plasma technology applied in the fabrication of optical mirrors and acted as a liaison with collaborating private and government agencies.

Dr. Li’s technical knowledge spans the fields of analog and digital circuits, wireless communication, software, storage, LED, display, laser, equipments and process of semiconductor and solar panel fabrication, material microanalysis, optical design and metrology, optical mirror fabrication, mechanical design, etc.


United States Patent and Trademark Office


Xian Jiaotong University, B.S., M.S, Electrical Engineering
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D., Plasma Engineering
Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.