JiNan is recognized worldwide for her expertise in Intellectual Property. She has spoken about Intellectual Property in front of the UN, and been a featured speaker at Intellectual Property conferences in India, Italy, France, South Africa, Mexico, Ghana, as well as New York City, San Francisco, and Chicago.
As an inventor, entrepreneur, patent attorney and former USPTO patent examiner, JiNan’s background gives her the ability to see intellectual property from the corporate, legal services and government perspectives – a unique personal perspective not common in this industry. She is registered to practice in NC, and her technical background includes textiles, mechanical, chemical and electrical engineering. In addition, she has experience with polymer fiber science composites, biomedical devices, surgical applications, fiber optics, software, energy, biotech, and pulp/paper science. She has degrees in engineering, law and theology from NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, and Duke University, respectively.
North Carolina State Bar
United States Patent & Trademark Office
J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law
M.T.S., Theology, Duke University
B.S., Textiles Engineering, North Carolina State University
Member of the 16th Judicial District Bar
Member of the Durham County Bar Association
NCSU Entrepreneurship Advisory Board
IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists
Entrepreneur Award, Financial Policy Council