December 2012 (Phoenix, Arizona):
We are happy to announce the hiring of Ms. Li-Jen Shen to our firm. She joins us as a recent graduate of Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Ms. Shen just learned that she has passed the requirements to become a registered patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a valuable addition to our firm. Li-Jen’s bio can be found here.
We are also pleased to announce the hiring of Ms. Wendy Akbar to our firm. Ms. Akbar is an experienced intellectual property litigation attorney and is a graduate of the 2002 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College with High Honors. Prior to moving to Arizona, Ms. Akbar worked for close to five years as an associate at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP in New York City, where among other things she assisted nationally and internationally based pharmaceutical and medical devices companies in enforcing and defending their intellectual property. Upon moving to Arizona in March 2007, she spent over five years working in the Phoenix office at the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP prior to joining Venjuris. Wendy’s bio can be found here.