• Juris Doctor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Portland State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology, with honors


  • Admitted to practice law in the state of Washington
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted to practice before the Western District of Washington

Edward Yang practices intellectual property law in the firm’s Seattle office. He has experience with patent procurement with an emphasis on patent prosecution in various technologies including electronic devices, unmanned aerial vehicles, Internet services, and telecommunications.

Edward received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Portland State University, and attended UCLA School of Law. During law school, Edward represented clients in the preparation, filing, and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, and additionally prepared a freedom-to-operate opinion for a Bay Area-based biotechnology startup. He also served as Chief Articles Editor of the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology.

Before law school, he worked at Intel Corp. for over 6 years as a pre-silicon verification engineer. Collaborating with architect, design, and verification engineers, he developed and implemented robust verification strategies for server/workstation chipsets, SoC (system-on-a-chip) designs, and microserver products. Edward also led the standardization and development of verification software tools and methodologies for multiple project teams within the organization.