Chen Li, J.D. | Associate


Phone: 312-558-1369

Fax: 312-614-1873


J.D., Washington University in St. Louis

M.Sc., Civil Engineering,

The University of Texas at Austin

B.Eng., Civil Engineering

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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Chen is an associate attorney with an engineering background. Her practice focuses on acquisition and protection of intellectual property rights, including patent and trademark prosecution and litigation.


Prior to law school, Chen was a transportation engineer at Arup Engineering Consulting, where she worked on several large-scale infrastructure development projects in Southeast Asia. Chen's job responsibilities as an engineer include developing microsimulation models to evaluate infrastructure operation and facilitate road network design, conducting traffic impact assessment on building and infrastructure developments, etc.