Jeffrey Yee

Partner

Jeffrey.Yee@lewisbrisbois.com

Jeffrey F. Yee is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. He focuses his practice on intellectual property related issues, coming to law from a chemical engineering background. He has worked on many patent infringement litigations involving mechanical design, polymer, fire retardant, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, LCD panel, thin film transistor manufacturing process, DVD technologies, smartphones, and content-based image search and webpage hypermedia. He also litigated trademark, trade dress, and design patent matters.

Additionally, Jeffrey counsels clients on all aspects related to the prosecution, acquisition and enforcement of trademarks and patents. He has experience in general corporate law, bankruptcy, and contract matters. His clients include startup and large companies, pharmaceutical/medical device companies, universities, and LED lighting, electronics, clothing and toy manufacturers.

Before entering law school, he was a process engineer with a world-renowned engineering firm that completed work for several major oil companies. He is also experienced and knowledgeable in hazardous material exposure. 

Jeffrey grew up in Taiwan and still maintains a close tie to the Chinese culture and community.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Intellectual Property & Technology

Additional Experience

Admissions

California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Associations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

Education

Southwestern University School of Law

SCALE Program, Juris Doctor

University of Southern California

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering

  • Parker Hannifin Fellowship, Teaching and Research Assistant Scholarship

National Cheng-Kung University

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Foreign Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Publications

"Product Design Protection from Trademark, Copyright, and Patent Laws," World Journal, Chinese Daily News