Overview

Yimeng Dou is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation group in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on patent, copyright, and trademark litigation, post-grant proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and proceedings before the International Trade Commission. Yimeng’s experience also includes trade secret, business fraud, contract, antitrust litigation, as well as intellectual property licensing and transactions.

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Thought Leadership

Seminars

C. Whytock, Y. Dou, Continuity in Transatlantic Relations Policy Convergence and the Domestic Internalization of EU-US Antitrust Cooperation, Presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) 2013 Conference

Recognition

Named a “Rising Star” for Super Lawyers, 2016–2018

Memberships & Affiliations

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Orange County Patent Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012, California
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Languages

  • English
  • Chinese

Education

  • U.C. Irvine School of LawJ.D.2012

    Lead Article Editor, UC Irvine Law Review

    State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Certificate, 2011–2012

  • University of California, IrvinePh.D., Information and Computer Science2006
  • University of California, IrvineM.S., Information and Computer Science2003
  • Nanjing UniversityB.A., Information Management and Systems2001