Areas of Practice
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Neurobiology, 2006
- Brown University, B.A., Biology and Visual Arts, magna cum laude, 1999
Bar & Court Admissions
- US Patent and Trademark Office
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 6492
FAX: +1 202 429 3902
Mimi Lee is a patent agent in Steptoe's Washington office, where she is a member of the Intellectual Property Group.
Dr. Lee has prepared and prosecuted patent applications for a wide range of technologies including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and biofuels, with particular experience in antibody therapeutics. She assists clients with analyses relating to patentability, patent validity, non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate matters.
Dr. Lee’s doctoral research involved generating and characterizing a transgenic Drosophila model of Huntington's disease to explore cellular mechanisms and potential therapies for this hereditary neurodegenerative disorder.