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Of Counsel Qiang Hao, Ph.D., J.D.
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Qiang (John) Hao, Ph.D., J.D., Attorney at LawAdmitted in the State of Texas and before USPTOE-mail: hqiang@lglcip.com

EDUCATION
 University of Houston Law Center, J.D. August 2011

* Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
* Ewer-Oren J.D. Health Law 2011 Writing Award, The Health Law&Policy Institute of the University of Houston Law Center

Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, Ph.D in Applied Biological Sciences 1998-2001

* Ph.D. Student, Merit fellowship, The Catholic University of Leuven Research Council.

Jilin University, China, B.S. and M.S. in Biochemistry 1989-1996

* First prize, the National Contest of Science and Technology for College Students, 1993.


LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Of Counsel, Lai, Corsini & Lapus, LLC, Houston, TX 2013-present
Founding Attorney, Hao Law P.C., Houston, TX 2012-present
* Experienced in patent prosecution, IP licensing, patent maintenance, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and national phase.
Student Attorney, UH Law Center Immigration Clinic 2011

* Processed several immigration cases to help asylums and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) victims to get legal status in U.S.

Summer Intern, Zhonglun Law Firm Beijing Office 2010

* Assisted a group of intellectual property lawyers on several international patent cases.
* Researched issues in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by a U.S. company before United States International Trade Commission pursuant to 19 U.S.C. �� 1337 and the Administrative Procedure Act against a Chinese company (representing the defendant).
* Collaborated with attorneys from a Sweden law firm to perform due diligence investigation regarding a patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation lawsuit against a former employee of Sweden company (representing the plaintiff).
* Drafted monthly reports to an England publisher to monitor the potential copyright piracy of its publications in Chinese market.
* Wrote an analysis on the new Chinese State Secret Protection Law and assisted the Supervising Attorney to edit a special issue of IP Communication on trade secret protection in China.

WORK EXPERIENCE

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2007-2011 Research Investigator

* Studied protein markers for breast cancer detection and diagnosis.

NeuroBiotex Inc., Galveston, TX 2004-2006
Part-time Consultant for start-up biotech company

* Wrote and awarded a NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project ($350,000 value).
* Developed a protein-based fluorescent probe to monitor zinc status in cells.

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 2004-2007
Postdoctoral Research Associate
* Researched the role of metallothionein (a family of zinc-binding proteins) in regulation of zinc homeostasis in cells.

Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Houston, TX 2001-2004
Postdoctoral Research Associate

* Studied molecular cloning of the novel link protein genes and characterized the role of hyaluronan-dependent matrix in bone diseases.


LICENSES

* Admitted into Texas Bar (License No. 24080928), 2012.
* Registered patent agent before USPTO (LicenseNo.62829),2008.
* Registered patent attorney before USPTO (License No. 62829), 2013.


CERTIFICATE

* Certificate in Advanced Arbitration Skills, A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center at the University of Houston Law Center, 2011