Sam has served as strategic counsel for both multinational and domestic Chinese corporations in patent infringement litigations, patent invalidation proceedings and their subsequent administrative litigations, criminal and civil trade secret cases, and disputes over technology agreements, before courts, arbitral tribunals and the Patent Reexamination Board (the PRB). He also advises clients on matters concerning IPR and competition and does opinion work on freedom-to-operate, infringement, validity and patentability. Frequently, Sam's team works with clients for their complex disputes in multiple jurisdictions.
Dr. S. Sam Li is a Partner at Wanhuida Intellectual Property and a Member of the firm's Management Committee. He practices in the areas of intellectual property law with a focus on litigating patent, trade secret, and other technology-related matters. He leads the firm's patent and technology litigation practice. Sam has counseled many world's leading companies on their IPR needs in China. Prior to his private practice in China, Sam served as the Asia general counsel for a leading chemical company and practiced law in premier US firms. Sam received his science degrees in pharmaceutical chemistry and biotechnology and law degree from the George Washington University Law School.
Bar of District of Columbia, USA & US Patent and Trademark Attorney