Linli Liu is a patent agent trainee at Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm’s Toronto office. Her practice is primarily focused on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in electrical, semiconductor, wireless communication, and computer related technology.
Prior to joining Ridout & Maybee LLP, Linli was an in-house patent agent and patent engineer for a Hi-tech Telecommunication company, managing the filing and prosecuting of patent applications worldwide in the areas of consumer-related devices, automobile communication system, electrical and computer engineering. She also assisted with matters relating to patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to operate opinions. In addition, she has considerable patent portfolio management experience, including the creation of “proof package” (product analyses and claim charts) in support of licensing and litigation initiatives.
Linli’s graduate research at the University of Huazhong University of Science and Technology focused on the Phase-change memory (PCRAM) and Spin Transfer Torque Magnetic RAM (STT-MRAM) non-volatile memory. Her research was supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) and the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program).
Outside of the office, Linli enjoys ballroom dancing and being active by playing badminton.
- B.Sc. (Microelectronics & solid-state electronics), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2010)
- M.Sc. (Microelectronics & solid-state electronics), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2013)
- Chinese (Mandarin)