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Anne is a partner in FBT’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Clients rely on Anne for patent prosecution and trademark assistance. With more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, Anne has expertise in building and maintaining patent portfolios in the fields of mechanical, electromechanical, and electrical systems, including computer graphics, optical lasers, musical instruments, apparel, cosmetics, and toys.

Anne’s physics background is especially attractive to medical device clients. Other areas of strength include interferometers, gas sensors and detectors, amusement park rides, and electro-mechanical devices. She has also procured trademark portfolios for a wide variety of clients in the fashion, cosmetics, solar panels and roofing, food, restaurant, and office products industries.

Anne, who is conversant in Mandarin, also has conducted studies of patents and trademarks in support of infringement actions, enforcement and licensing programs, and due diligence analysis.

Anne has a passion for equestrian sports, having spent more than 20 years in Dressage and English riding. She also enjoys skiing.

Other Info About Anne


Legal Work Highlights

Obtained patents to medical catheters, including cardiac mapping and ablation catheters.

Obtained patents to CO and smoke monitors applying nanotechnology.

Obtained patents to surgical drains, implantable devices for tissue monitoring, and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy.

Successfully built and policed important trademark portfolios for apparel retailers, food manufacturers and processors, and cosmetics manufacturers.


Law School

University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, J.D., 1990

Graduate School


Undergraduate School

University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., Physics, 1985

Bar Memberships

Anne is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

California, 1990


Anne is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. District Court, Central District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, Member

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member


Anne was invited to speak at the following events:

Co-presenter, “Key Intellectual Property Updates,” Los Angeles County Bar Association Webinar, November 19, 2019

Major Publications

Anne is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Co-Author, “Increased Legalization of Marijuana Could Impact Fight Over Trademarks”, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, 10/30/2017

Co-Author, “Passage Of United Kingdom Referendum To Exit The European Union Not Expected To Immediately Affect Intellectual Property Rights,

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