Letitia Lee


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Letitia Lee’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, especially patents and trade secrets. She has experience with a variety of technologies, including those relating to computer software, biomedical devices, microbiology, and pharmaceutical products. She also has experience prosecuting patents, assisting with inter partes reviews, and advising on patent strategy. When providing patent counseling and strategy, Letitia leverages her experience in patent litigation, patent prosecution, and knowledge gained from working at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Letitia is the co-author of “Copyright Protection in the Digital Millennium,” published in PLI’s IP Law Institute 2015 Course Handbook. She is also co-author of two scientific publications in the field of radiosurgery.

Letitia enjoys the outdoors, hiking, running, photography, and watching pro football.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Presentations & Publications

  • Co-Author, “Copyright Protection in the Digital Millennium,” PLI IP Law Institute 2015 Course Handbook


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., Recipient of High Tech Law Certificate in Intellectual Property with honors
  • University of California, San Diego, B.S., Human Biology

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Silicon Valley Chapter
Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital v. Trellis Bioscience, LLC.  Represented the defendant in a high-stakes life sciences trade secrets case in the Southern District of Ohio, with a related derivation proceeding before the USPTO.

Cave Consulting Group, Inc. v. Truven Health Analytics Inc.  Represented the defendant in a health analytics software patent case in the Northern District of California, and gained a successful dismissal of several non-patent claims.  Case ultimately dismissed on summary judgment.

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