Pou-I “Bonnie” Lee focuses her practice on intellectual property matters. She has experience in intellectual property protection, transactions and litigation. She has conducted many U.S. and foreign trademark clearance searches; filed trademark applications domestically and abroad with the assistance of foreign counsel; engaged in trademark enforcement and watch services programs; and negotiated licenses involving trademarks, copyright and right of publicity. She has also represented clients in patent and trademark litigation.
Ms. Lee has been involved in technology transactions in which she advised clients of the risks and negotiated the terms on behalf of clients. She has drafted and negotiated outsourcing agreements, software licensing and subscription agreements and end-user agreements.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lee worked as an associate of another New York City law firm where she was involved in matters related to trademark infringement, false advertising, copyrights, contracts, domain name dispute, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other white collar investigations.
Ms. Lee worked as a research scientist for two years after obtaining her undergraduate degree in chemistry. She is fluent in reading and writing Chinese, and speaking Cantonese.
Bar and Court Admissions
New York, 2009
New Jersey, 2008
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the District of New Jersey
University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2008
Middlebury College, B.A., cum laude, with honors, 2003
Erik W. Kahn and Pou-I "Bonnie" Lee - "The Importance of Family - An Analysis of the Family of Marks Doctrine," Intellectual Property Today (May 2012).
Co-Author - “Prosecuting Foreign Middlemen: Jeffrey Tesler's Plea and $150 Million Forfeiture, And DOJ Theories To Prosecute Non-U.S. Individuals,” 3 Financial Fraud Law Report 522 (2011)