Minxi Rao, Ph.D. is a patent agent with the firm. Dr. Rao focuses her practice in the areas of molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and chemistry for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Dr. Rao received a Ph.D. in chemistry from UC Berkeley, where she studied the role of nitric oxide in bacterial signaling and biofilm formation. She received her B.S. in chemistry at Duke University, where she conducted research in the areas of fungal genetics as well as organic synthesis.
Dr. Rao is fluent in Mandarin.