Letitia Lee is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, and Privacy and Data Security Group. Letitia is CIPP/US-certified. She handles privacy and data security matters, such as data incident response management, and government requests for information under the Stored Communications Act (SCA) and the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA).
Letitia also provides intellectual property counseling to clients. Letitia has experience in intellectual property litigation, including representing clients for or against claims of patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement. She has experience in a wide range of technologies, including computer software, biomedical devices, advanced diagnostics, and pharmaceutical products. Letitia is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She also has experience with patent prosecution as well as post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (e.g., inter partes reviews, ex parte reexaminations).
During law school, Letitia interned for the Honorable Socrates Peter Manoukian in the Superior Court of California of Santa Clara County. She also worked as a patent examiner extern at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. Letitia worked on patent applications directed at drug, bio-affecting, and body-treating compositions, as well as molecular biology and microbiology.
Letitia served as an Associate Editor of the Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal in 2014-15, and was President of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association in 2015-16.
- J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, High Tech Law Certificate in Intellectual Property with honors
- B.S., University of California San Diego, Human Biology, with a Law & Society minor
- United States Patent & Trademark Office
Speaking & Publications
- William S. Coats & Letitia Lee, Copyright in the Digital Millennium, PLI’s IP Law Institute 2015 Course Handbook 1, 407 (2015).
- Halo v. Pulse Mock Oral Argument, San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property Inn of Court, October 2016