Ms. Tsai’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Her technical expertise includes chemistry and materials, semiconductor technologies, and electrochemical engineering.
Prior to joining WAVS, Ms. Tsai worked as an undergraduate researcher for the Li Research Group of the Department of Chemistry at University of Washington and authored an Honors thesis titled “First-principles Studies of Palladium-Catalyzed Organic Synthesis.” At the University of Washington, Ms. Tsai served as President of the Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honorary Society. Ms. Tsai received her B.S. in Chemistry and B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of Washington with College Honors and received the American Institute of Chemists Top Chemistry Graduating Senior Award. Ms. Tsai received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law with a specialization in Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Law.
Ms. Tsai is a member of the California State Bar and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is a Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA), one of the largest Asian American bar associations in the country, and previously served as an Education Committee Co-Chair for AABA. She also serves as a board member on the Board of Directors of Taiwan Culture and Education Foundation; Social Media Co-Chair for the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program Alumni Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation; and Career Coach for the UCLA Law Women LEAD Program.
- J.D., University of California Los Angeles School of Law
- B.S. in Chemistry, University of Washington
- B.A. in Biochemistry, University of Washington
- California State Bar
- U.S. Patent Bar
- IP Portfolio Development
- Analysis of Competitor & Target IP
- Chemistry & Materials
- Semiconductor Technologies
- Electrochemical Engineering