Dr. Alex Nie is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Palo Alto office.
Areas of Practice
Dr. Nie’s practice focuses on global intellectual property (IP) protection strategy and technology transfer issues, including patent procurement and enforcement, IP valuation and monetization, licensing, and technology transfer.
Dr. Nie’s multidisciplinary technical background enables him to advise a broad spectrum of technology companies on patent issues. His technical training includes a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, a M.S. degree in computer science and graduate courses in statistics and engineering. Within biotechnology, Dr. Nie’s focus includes biologics, pharmaceutics, in vitro diagnostics, and stem cell technology. In high technology, Dr. Nie works with industry and academic clients in the fields of autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, data mining and data security.
Dr. Nie’s diverse technical background helps him address patent issues in interdisciplinary technologies, such as personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, biomedical instrumentation (e.g., next generation sequencing), digital and mobile health and in general computational biology and chemistry.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Alex Y. Nie