PHILADELPHIA (June 21, 2012) – Dr. Weihong Hsing, Attorney at Panitch Schwarze Belisario and Nadel LLP, will serve as a panelist for “Outsourcing to China and Entering the U.S. Market,” at the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association’s 10th Annual Conference on June 22, 2012, in Philadelphia. The conference provides a platform for exchange between biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in the U.S. and China. This year’s focus will be on how changes in innovation, restructuring and globalization has impacted the pharmaceutical industries of the two countries.
Dr. Hsing specializes in patent related issues in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arts. Prior to joining Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, Dr. Hsing was an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, and in the Life Science Transactions Group of Reed Smith LLP. She also worked as a patent manager at Johnson & Johnson, where she drafted and prosecuted patent applications, undertook patent and prior art analysis, and assisted in strategic counseling and patent portfolio development and management. Before starting her legal career, Dr. Hsing was a research scientist at Princeton University and a senior scientist at a biotech start-up company.
Dr. Hsing received her B.S. in biology from the University of Science and Technology of China and her PhD. in microbiology from the University of Massachusetts. She had four years of postdoctoral training in genetics and molecular biology at Princeton University, where she was granted Damon-Runyon Cancer Research Postdoctoral Fellowship.
About Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm based in Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE. Our attorneys provide strategic advice concerning litigation, licensing, and counseling services relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, domain names, and internet issues domestically and internationally. We have experience across the sciences, in technology, and in branding, ranging from semiconductors and computer software to household products and toys.