Alicia has a technical background in computer engineering and is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese. She is fascinated with the intersection of technology and law and hopes to bring her expertise to help clients protect their innovative ideas.
Alicia’s technical interests include machine learning, computer architecture, and software programming. Her senior design project concerns the application of a tailor-made neural network on human genome sequencing. She has experience in patent drafting, prosecution, and translation for a wide range of technologies, including but not limited to artificial intelligence, robotics, and medical devices.
Alicia has obtained education and experiences in Hong Kong, mainland China, Britain, and the Philippines in her pre-law school years. She is deeply interested in bringing a global perspective to the practice of intellectual property law. She was an editor of Washington University Global Studies Law Review and drafted a student note on the permissibility of service by email to a foreign party under the Hague Convention. She also gained non-IP litigation experiences from Wiley Rutledge Moot Court in law school, an externship with St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, and various pro bono work.