199 West Garvey Ave. Suite 201
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Elizabeth Yang (楊安立) has been practicing law since 2007 and specializes in Intellectual Property, including Patent, Copyright and Trademark Prosecution and Litigation; Business Law, including corporate, entity formation, contract drafting, contract disputes, litigation; Family Law, including divorce, child custody, alimony, and asset division; Traffic Citations. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Elizabeth was admitted to the United States Patent & Trademark Office in 2007. At the age of 19, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley in two and half years. She earned her JD/MBA from University of La Verne. Elizabeth’s IP practice is primarily focused on Intellectual Property litigation at the Federal District and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Her practice also includes complex business litigation, patent prosecution and trademark prosecution.
Prior to starting the Law & Mediation Offices of Elizabeth Yang, Elizabeth gained extensive experience at various large international intellectual property law firms where her practice primarily focused on a variety of technologies, including electronics, hardware, software, variable data printers, fingerprinting sensors, data packet processing, network security systems, microprocessors, and automated telephonic systems along IP Litigation. She is also experienced in drafting patent validity opinion letters, request for reexaminations, intellectual property licensing agreements and trademark consent agreements.
Elizabeth went through her own 4-year divorce, a blessing in disguise, because she ended up learning about all the in’s and out’s of the California Family Law system, personally dealing with issues involving child custody, child support, alimony, asset division, prenuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements. Being a mother of two young children, she understands and can relate to clients who are also undergoing emotional divorces. She has represented Family Law clients both efficiently and compassionately at various stages of litigation and trial. Elizabeth also earned her Mediation Certification in 2015 with the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) and has assisted many combative litigants in resolving their issues through mediation and alternate dispute resolution.
Elizabeth also started a chain of children’s indoor playgrounds called Magical Playground, now with locations in Pasadena, West Covina and Whittier. It offers a safe, clean and fun place for parents and caregivers to bring their kids to enjoy hands-on play time as well as providing a venue to host birthday parties.
Prior to practicing law, Elizabeth worked for Raytheon Company as an electrical engineers designing radar systems for the B2 Bomber. She has also interned at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, working as a team member on the main control unit of the Mars Exploration Rover. Elizabeth has been awarded a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, as well “Top 100 Civil Lawyers and “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Elizabeth resides in Los Angeles with her husband Phil and her two children, Liliana and Alexander. She enjoys playing poker, salsa dancing, traveling, and being a foodie in her spare time.