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
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
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
- Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
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
"Product Design Protection from Trademark, Copyright, and Patent Laws," World Journal, Chinese Daily News