Janet Xiao, JD, PhDPartner, Palo Alto at Morrison & Foerster
Dr. Janet (Jian) Xiao is Head of the firm’s China Life Sciences Group. She specializes in world-wide patent procurement, patent portfolio management, and strategic planning for life sciences companies. Chambers USA and Chambers Global recognize her as being highly sought after for patent prosecution and strategy mandates by innovators from around the world. Dr. Xiao’s clients range from large multinational biopharmaceutical companies to emerging startup companies worldwide. She advises her clients on patent matters relating to various technologies including antibody therapeutics, cell therapeutics, nanomedicine, gene therapy, drug delivery systems, diagnostics, and nutraceuticals. Since 2005, Dr. Xiao has been actively involved in the leadership team of the Chinese-American Biopharmaceutical Society (CABS). Dr. Xiao is also a member of BayHelix, a non-profit organization comprised of Chinese heritage leaders in the global life sciences and healthcare community.