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Tyler C. Liu



Tyler C. Liu

Tyler C. Liu is an associate in Sterne Kessler’s Biotechnology/Chemical Practice Group. He has experience in the preparation and filing of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) under the America Invents Act and has been involved in several IPR proceedings representing both patent owners and petitioners. He has also been involved in pharmaceutical patent litigations brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Before joining Sterne Kessler, Tyler was in-house counsel at a generic pharmaceutical company, where he assisted in providing strategic planning regarding IPR matters and drafted IPR petitions, expert declarations, and other papers for several IPR proceedings.

During graduate school, Tyler studied missense polymorphisms in the gene encoding gonadotropin-releasing hormone among patients with metastatic prostate cancer at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Tyler received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, his M.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Georgetown University, and his B.A. in molecular and cellular biology from the University of California, Berkeley.

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The George Washington University Law School
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Georgetown University
Academic Excellence Award
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Neurobiology, minor in Chinese
University of California at Berkeley


District of Columbia
United States Patent & Trademark Office

Languages Spoken

Chinese (Mandarin)