Jennifer Teng’s law practice focuses on all phases of patent protection including preparation of original patent applications, patent prosecution, preparation of patentability, infringement and validity opinions, supporting patent litigation, licensing negotiations, client counseling on corporation intellectual property management and international patent practices, especially during her six-month work stay in Japan. She has prosecuted patent applications for domestic and foreign companies, and has been involved in protection of trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. As a patent Attorney, Ms. Teng practiced at Reed Smith LLP before becoming Of Counsel at Ditthavong & Steiner, P.C.
Ms. Teng worked as a commercial attaché representing the Republic of China (Taiwan) in New England, served on the boards of several high-tech, start-up companies, taught laboratory experiments of electrical circuits and semiconductor processing while working for the Electrical Engineering Department of the Tsing Hua University. She also worked as an engineer for the Material Research & Service Organization of the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) at the First Nuclear Power Plant of the Taiwan Power Company, and as an engineer for the Tzu-Chiang Foundation of Science & Technology in Taiwan.
Ms. Teng is admitted to practice in Virginia and Massachusetts, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the 4th circuit, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Licensing Executive Society.
Ms. Teng is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese. Ms. Teng’s publications include: “US Patent Litigation Cost Control Strategies & Budgeting,” Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) Monthly Journal Vol. 82 (Oct. 2005), and “International Patent Licensing Negotiation Strategies & Tips,” TIPO Monthly Journal Vol. 82 (Oct. 2005).