Senior Patent Agent
Jennifer Ng, Ph.D. provides her scientific and technical experience to patent portfolio management and prosecution services as well as intellectual property diligence and patent landscape assessments for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.
Jennifer works with life sciences clients in the areas of genomics, genome editing, antibody therapeutics, immuno-oncology therapies, cell-based therapies, protein therapeutics, antisense technologies, and pharmaceutical compositions and formulations. She has experience in preparing and prosecuting US and foreign patent applications, strategic counseling and managing global patent portfolios, and performing due diligence, freedom to operate, and patentability analyses.
Prior to joining Orrick, Jennifer was a senior patent agent at a large national law firm in San Francisco.
Before becoming a patent agent, Jennifer was a postdoctoral fellow at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and she investigated cardiomyocyte differentiation from stem cells. Her doctoral studies at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies focused on transcriptional regulatory systems during organ development. She has co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields of genetics, molecular biology and cell biology.