Mintz is pleased to announce that that Member Lily Zhang has been selected for inclusion in the first edition of the San Diego Business Journal’s Women of Influence in Technology list, which honors leading female industry professionals in the region. As part of this recognition, she was featured in a special section published on April 26.
Ms. Zhang’s practice is dedicated to intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution and providing clients with strategic insights in portfolio management. She also provides technical support to the firm’s patent litigation team. She has experience in a broad range of technical areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, wireless communication, data storage and management, battery composition and production, network hardware and software, cyber security and cryptography, electronic payment systems, bioinformatics, robotics, optics, 3D printing and laser fabrication, and medical devices.
In its Women of Influence: Technology special section, the San Diego Business Journal highlighted honorees’ careers and achievements. Ms. Zhang’s honoree profile showcased her technical background and work for clients including biotechnology company 10x Genomics, software company SAP, and battery manufacturer American Lithium Energy. In addition, the publication highlighted her dedication to protecting intellectual property arising from ground-breaking research being performed at a variety of institutions, including the University of California campuses in San Diego, San Francisco, and Berkeley, as well as Stanford University.
In recognition of her success and accomplishments, Ms. Zhang was also selected as a winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s 2020 Next Top 40 Business Leaders Under 40 honor, which recognizes talented individuals under the age of 40 in San Diego’s business community. In addition, she was named to the 2021 “Ones to Watch” list published by The Best Lawyers in America, which honors lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice.