Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Agnes Juang, Ph.D.

Agnes Juang, Ph.D.


At a Glance

  • J.D. University of California - Davis
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of California - Santa Barbara

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

Agnes Juang's practice focuses on obtaining intellectual property protection and providing counsel to clients in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and medical devices.  Her expertise includes strategic worldwide patent procurement, portfolio development and management, counseling on patent strategy, patentability and infringement analysis, due diligence, and licensing. 

She currently represents clients in the pharmaceuticals, energy storage, material, nanotechnology, polymer, ultrasound catheter, and cardiovascular industries.

Agnes earned her doctorate degree from California Institute of Technology, where she focused her research on photoelectrochemistry at semiconductor/liquid and semiconductor/solid interfaces. She developed methods to protect silicon surfaces from oxidation by covalent attachment of polymer overlayers while maintaining its electrical property. Agnes also investigated the air stability of modified silicon surfaces using x-ray photospectroscopy and photoconductivity decay measurements.

Clerk Experience

Extern for the Honorable Andrew Wistrich, U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • University of California - Davis (J.D. 2005)
  • California Institute of Technology (Ph.D. Chemistry 2003)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (B.S. Chemistry 1997), with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Lambda Upsilon National Honorary Chemical Society
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